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19
May
2016

Whats The Lowest Sugar Chocolate bar & Snack?

It’ll be no surprise to most people that chocolate and some other popular snacks or treats contain large amounts of sugar. However what did surprise me was that some of the ones marketed as healthier alternatives for kids had some of the highest amount.  For example Milky Way was by far the worst fo...

29
April
2016

Are You In A Discomfort Zone?

Can you get out of your comfort zone and face your fears? It’s so easy to wish for things to happen and to get caught up in the fear of the “what if’s?”.  “What if I look silly”, “what if I fail”, “what if I’m not good enough”, “what if I’m not able to do it...

13
April
2016

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much? Most of us enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, and in moderation caffeine does have some proven benefits. However in large doses, it can have lots of negative affects. I’ve taken a good look at the amount of caffeine in things we eat and drink and looked into how much might...

19
March
2016

What’s The Lowest Calorie Easter Egg?

I’ve taken a good look at eggs ranging from €4.99 to €16.99, all had similar sized eggs between 150g and 200g of chocolate, plus extra bars of chocolate or sweets inside. Price indicates more expensive packaging or slightly better quality chocolate. 4 bars of Dairy Milk weigh 211g, slightly more tha...

28
February
2016

What Is Toning?

When people refer to toning, they usually mean “to look toned”. For most, toning means a firm defined body or body part like the arms, not bulky and not flabby.

10
February
2016

Find Your Fitness

It might surprise you to know that I haven’t run in about 7 years and the longest I’ve ever run for is 20minutes. I hate running, it bores me to tears and my knees don’t like it either, but if I decided I wanted to lose weight or get fit etc and forced myself to start running, how long do you think...

25
January
2016

Looking Good – Side Effect Of Feeling Great

I believe looking good, should be a side effect of feeling great. I remember a few years ago this really struck me. I had a client (Sean) that was originally 25 stone and having lost 5 stone so far was down to 20 stone. He felt amazing, was in the best form of his life, wearing clothes he’d ne...

22
November
2015

Emotional Eating

Why We Emotionally Eat & My Tips To Control It. If you’re lucky enough to have a healthy relationship with food, some of what I’m saying won’t make sense to you, it might even seem bizarre, but it will hopefully help you to understand those that do have issues with food, a little better. Persona...

08
November
2015

How To Survive The Christmas Party Season

We all overindulge at Christmas, however for lots of people you can come out the other side having gained half a stone, a clothes size and feeling terrible about yourself suffering with January Blues. Here’s my survival guide to help you maintain your body fat and fitness levels over Christmas. What...

01
October
2015

Autumn & Winter Training

How To Maximize Winter Training For those that play sports or train at a high level, traditionally winter is so often wasted and looked upon as a resting period. Typically people, clubs and sports teams rest or dramatically curtail training for the winter and lose all the improvements they made over...

25
September
2015

Why Is Losing Weight 80% Diet?

1st of all you need to understand BMR, Basal Metabolic Rate is the amount of calories your body burns everyday just to function at rest.  So if you lay in bed tomorrow didn’t move a muscle, just to function you will burn x amount of calories. Lets choose a typical 30 year old, 5 Foot 8 female....

05
September
2015

The Drinkaware Fanfare

If you were trying to quit smoking would you take advice from Benson & Hedges?  Trying to lose weight, would you go to a McDonalds Weightloss Program?  Trying to reduce your heroin use, would you ask your dealer for help or info on the nearest rehab clinic? Drinkaware was “Established in 2...

23
August
2015

How to Get Over A Weight Loss Plateau

What is a Weight Loss Plateau? I consider a weight loss plateau, if you’ve been following a food and exercise plan that’s worked for you in the past, for 3 weeks or more but are not seeing any fat loss results.  Should this happen (after 3 weeks of no results), here’s my checklist to help guide you...

13
August
2015

Sugar & Calories in Beer, Stout & Cider

By: Andy Kenny22Sticky

Would it surprise you to know Coors light and Heineken have exactly the same calories and carbs?  Shown here is the sugar and calorie content in popular beers, stout and ciders. If like me, you like to drink alcohol you’ll be interested to see the results I found. 

24
July
2015

Bodyweight Toning Workout

Intermediate to Advanced Program Do not do this program, if you have any injuries, illnesses, are pregnant or a beginner.  As always, if something doesn’t feel right don’t do it.  After your warm up do 3/4 circuits of the exercises.