Relax, Refresh, Recharge

Have you ever felt guilty for taking a rest day? If you have, this is a reminder that 1. It is okay and 2. sometimes your body needs it, especially for those of you who do a lot of weight training.  Here are some of the reasons why you need to have a rest day:  Muscle…

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Fitness Is A Lifestyle

I have been thinking a lot the past few weeks about the fitness industry. The fitness lifestyle can be perceived as egocentric- causing people to become obsessed with their body and what they look like, when in reality there is a lot more to the fitness industry and lifestyle.  I have found that the fitness…

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What Message Are Your Cravings Telling You?

Today we are going to explore what these cravings mean because, when we crave certain foods it may in fact be telling us something about our physical wellbeing.  Craving that chocolate bar tells you something different to when you crave that bag of crisps. Are you interested in finding out more? Yes, then read below.  CarbohydratesIf…

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How Do Your Hormones Work?

How does your body know you are hungry, thirsty or tired? It’s all through hormones. When we hear the word hormones, we immediately think about the menstrual cycle, testosterone or having bouts of adrenaline, however there is so much more to consider when talking about hormones. Hormones are the chemical substances that control and coordinate activity around parts of…

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There’s Never An Excuse To Not Work Hard

Many people think that they are lacking motivation, when really what they are lacking is the discipline.  Think about when you are at work or school and you get given a task that you really don’t want to do, but you do it regardless. If you don’t go to school because you aren’t motivated, you…

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Work While Others Are Wishing

Ask yourself the question; Are you wishing for something or working towards it? We always say we want to start exercising, start eating better and start to feel good within ourselves. However, how often do we follow this through? More often than not, people don’t take action.  If you really want it, make a plan…

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Are You Who You Want To Be?

There is so much more to life than aesthetic change.  Many people are in the cycle of being desperate to lose weight and scared to gain wait.  Could you actually live in the worst case scenario so that you can live your best life? No more guilt from missing a workout  Focusing on other people…

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Wake Up Your Metabolism

I want to talk about reverse dieting.  Firstly, our bodies are very good at adapting. If we are eating low calories, our body learns to run on that.  However, if we are eating lower calories and want to gain muscle and lose fat, it wont happen.  We need to upregulate metabolism by increasing food and…

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Life Goes Faster On Protein

Many people talk about the post workout anabolic window and how we must eat your protein as soon as you finish your workout in order to get the best results.  Yes, I do think you should consume protein post workout but it doesn’t need to be within a certain time frame. Our body needs the…

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Life Begins Each Morning

When it came to the weekends, I used to feel anxious because I was out of my routine in terms of fitness and nutrition.  This was actually a warning that my diet wasn’t sustainable.  The problem with diets is that you can pick and choose when you want to do them which is a problem. …

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