Have you ever started to follow a weight loss diet, but given up? You are not alone! Changing your eating habits isn’t easy and giving up comes down to one of a few things: Frustration – because you could not eat all you wanted when you wanted or you couldn’t lose weight fast enough, Hate […]
Over 30 kgs lost. Down from size 20+ to 12. Fitter & stronger than ever before. More importantly chronic health problems have improved massively. Diabetes back under control and nearing remission. Liver disease well in the way to being beaten. How?
Perfect roast turkey, cornbread, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie 🤤… It’s absolutely normal to want to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with our loved ones, but it can lead to negative or conflicting feelings for those of us on a weight loss journey. You definitely shouldn’t miss out on important traditions or feel deprived, but it can be […]
Baby, it’s cold outside… and if you think I’m freezing my butt off exercising in THAT, you’re crazy. I’d love to say that I’m one of those hardy types who can go for a run in freezing rain, or who doesn’t mind trudging off to the gym in the dark, but once the days start […]
Keeping track of your progress when you’re losing weight has obvious benefits – not only does it allow you to see what’s working and what isn’t, but documenting your success also provides easy motivation to keep going when things get tough. But what, exactly, should you be tracking?
Ah, the weekend. Such promise, such possibility… and usually, the point at which all our healthy eating goes right out of the window. But let’s make something clear: there are no victims of circumstance when it comes to weekends… or holidays, or social events for that matter. We all have a choice, we just need […]
Tim Ferriss’ bestselling book, The 4-Hour Body, focused the author’s hacker-style approach onto all things body-related. Using himself as a guinea pig, he claimed to have discovered the optimum way to lose fat, gain muscle, perfect sleep, have better sex and reverse injuries. To be honest, I found most of the book (like his other […]
It’s smart to calculate body fat percentage as part of a weight loss tracking routine. After all, when most of us say we want to ‘lose weight’, what we actually mean is: we want to lose fat. And as the average set of bathroom scales can’t differentiate between fat, water and muscle, how will we […]
When it comes to losing weight, there are no miracle pills, quick fixes or magical food items that will melt the fat away. But what if there were certain ‘superfoods’ that could give slimmers a little extra boost? According to nutritionists, those foods exist. Here’s a handy guide to 8 of the best superfoods available […]
I have a confession to make: I’m a total sucker for real-life weight loss stories. I love reading the backstories, I love poring over the struggles and triumphs, and I’m always interested to read about how people’s lives have changed since losing the weight. But the number one thing I scan the page for first? […]