All The Gear But No Idea
The Beginners Guide To Health, Fitness and Nutrition.
Helping to Create A Happier, Healthier You!
With all the chat of calories and macronutrients, you’d be forgiven for forgetting the smaller things in life. Whilst it is important to keep a balance on your calories whilst portioning out your carbs, fat and protein you need to ensure that you’re still eating...read more
What are the first words that come to your mind when you think of dieting? For many they include; starving, hungry, low energy, empty stomach or restriction. It doesn’t matter how you try and sugar coat it, most of us understand dieting as a restriction of food that...read more
Creating a calorie deficit doesn't have to be a big deal. Whilst 'dieting' and large behavioural changes can get you to your goals quicker, it's not for everyone and often the changes are too hard to consistently manage that falling off the bandwagon becomes too easy....read more
The fitness, health and weight loss industries are awash with warnings about which foods are potentially going to harm your overall health and wellbeing. It’s not hard to find a plethora of articles from professionals in each area who will literally discount any food...read more
Long days out with the family, hectic work life or even just not got the time to grab some food before leaving the house can be a recipe for disaster when it comes to dieting. But whilst skipping the occasional meal isn’t the big issue, being left hungry whilst...read more
Ok... Ok... Let me be honest from the outset, the title of the blog is a little misleading as in reality there is no 'optimal' diet for your health. I really wish sometimes it was as easy as taking a one size fits all diet and letting people follow that towards good...read more
Eating out or socialising whilst on a diet is often seen as a big no no... Just because you're making restrictions to what you're eating, suddenly being able to enjoy yourself is seen as a bad thing. I can promise you though it doesn't need to be this way, this is why...read more
Gyms are often centered around aesthetics and whilst losing weight or getting stronger does wonders for our confidence, creating that happier healthier you goes well beyond the work you put in the gym and the food you put on your plate. Your whole lifestyle can make a...read more
You've probably heard about them all... From the Atkins diet to lighter life and beyond. Dieting in the western culture have become a part of everyday life. Despite most people hating diets and all the bad press about how diets 'don't' work, the weight loss industry...read more
Have you ever woken up and decided it's time to start a new fitness regime? You march off down the shops buying new leggings, trainers, t-shirt literally the who shebang... Only to stand in the doorway of the gym and proclaim 'What the hell am I doing here?' Starting...read more