The Big 4 Essentials of Diet For Beginners

The Big 4 Essentials of Diet For Beginners

Are there any undeniable rules when it comes to nutrition to follow? In my opinion, not really. What I believe is important is that your nutrition plan reflects your own lifestyle and it’s unique challenges. That said, here are a few things the often feature in successful nutrition plans.

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Notes on being perfect

Notes on being perfect

Utopianism is the belief in or pursuit of a state in which everything is perfect. It was thought up by French Socialists and acted out in the 20 th century by the Soviet Union amongst other places. It didn’t work out well at all. Utopianism is regarded as unrealistic...

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Is a calorie really just a calorie?

Is a calorie really just a calorie?

Short answer: yes. A calorie is simply a unit of measure. Basically, a calorie (kilojules = x 4) is a measure of the amount of energy (heat) that is transferred from outside of your body to inside your mouth. I’ve used my language carefully here (just because it goes into your mouth and down your throat, does it go inside of your body?? Like, really inside?) Now for the longer answer

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How to eat what you want to, and lose weight.

How to eat what you want to, and lose weight.

Everybody’s goal nutritionally should be to move towards a system where you can eat what you want, when you want it, and as much as you want. The one caveat is that you have to first of all train yourself for years to only want certain types of food, at certain times, and only certain amounts of it.

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How to grow your butt quickly

How to grow your butt quickly

There’s some weird stuff happening on Instagram and Facebook lately (by lately I mean forever and always). In order to grow a Latin American-esque butt, doing leg kickbacks and little side to side body movements with or without bands around your legs just won’t get the job done.

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How to speed up your transformation

How to speed up your transformation

The fact is you won’t change your body in any lasting way by doing a detox or some nutrition program designed by a company, and you won’t change it by spending hundreds of dollars on supplements the influencers told you to buy. Nope, the real problem isn’t your lack of having the perfect body. Your problem is you’re in the market for a hack

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What food is healthy and what food isn’t?

What food is healthy and what food isn’t?

Every day, people tell me they are doing just fine with their diet.  Rarely, people can provide any actual evidence of the satisfactory nature of their diet, other than self report. In numerous studies, it has been found that people aren’t eating nearly as many...

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The best things you can do to change how your body looks

The best things you can do to change how your body looks

As a personal trainer, I would love to sit here and tell you that exercise is the be all and end all (Luckily I’m a sports nutritionist also!). That you will lose tonnes of body fat if you just can get your butt to the gym and train. The truth is though, exercise is only an ok fat loss strategy.

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How people waste their time in the gym

How people waste their time in the gym

Exercise as a fat loss strategy is a poor one when compared with addressing diet. Walking at an above average speed on the treadmill burns 219 calories per hour. There are 352 calories in one piece of chocolate cake, without frosting unfortunately. It’s a doomed strategy.

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