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Creating your fat loss routine

Creating your fat loss routine

Staying organised and on top of things can be incredibly difficult in a time like this. There's an uncertainty all around us that makes some tasks or goals seem inferior or pointless when the world is in a crisis. Why bother setting an alarm when I don't even have a...

Meal plans suck

Meal plans suck

It's quite common as a personal trainer and coach for people to contact me and request a meal plan - "Tell me exactly what to eat and I'll stick to it!" Will you though? And if you do, for how long? 2 weeks? A month? Truth be told, I've never given out a meal plan....

How to avoid binge eating

How to avoid binge eating

Everyone has a certain food or meal that they love. Pizza, pasta, ice-cream, chocolate - the list goes on. It's not uncommon to hold off on your favourite meal until you can relax at the end of the week and tuck into a massive pizza. Or maybe you put together an...

How often should you weigh yourself?

How often should you weigh yourself?

While you shouldn't identify with a weight that shows on a scale, using weight as a metric to track your progress can be a good way to see how you're going. It's not the only thing that matters, and it doesn't always reflect what EXACTLY is happening with your body,...

Do you have to be hungry to lose weight?

Do you have to be hungry to lose weight?

When you set out to lose weight it's pretty well known that you have to eat less than you were before. You can't lose weight on a diet high in calories and junk food. But does eating less mean you have to be hungry all the time? Do you have to deal with hunger pains...

Why you’re not losing weight on low calories

Why you’re not losing weight on low calories

Occam's Razor essentially means that the simplest solution is often the correct one. I've found this to be incredibly accurate over my time as a personal trainer and coach. It's generally not some underlying thyroid issue, you're just eating too much. It's typically...

How to avoid getting too bulky

How to avoid getting too bulky

I've been a personal trainer for over 8 years now. I've heard it all. "I'm not eating anything but I'm still gaining weight" "I swear I eat healthy on the weekend" "If I don't eat anything can I fill my calories with wine?" šŸ˜… Above all though, probably the most common...

Can you ruin your metabolism?

Can you ruin your metabolism?

One of the many reasons I've heard people attribute their lack of weight loss to is having a slow metabolism. Or having a 'damaged' metabolism.But what is a damaged metabolism? Is it even a thing? First of all, your metabolism is how your body breaks down the food you...

Should you eat back calories from exercise?

Should you eat back calories from exercise?

I'm a big advocate for activity trackers, calorie tracking and just data in general. The more you know about your journey and results, the more you can fine-tune and change the right things. Essentially, what gets measured gets managed. There is one grey area that is...

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