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02
May
2015

Working Smarter On The Move

Like many small business owners I am very time poor.  As any startup owner knows, time is a very rare commodity. However, we become adept at utilising that time efficiently. I sometimes feel like a begger on the street but instead of begging for change, I’m begging for more time! My weekday generall...

24
April
2015

Are We A Nation of Drunks?

Are we a Nation of Saints & Scholars or just Drunks? The law says I can only buy one packet of Paracetamol in a chemist at any one time, but any 18 year old on their birthday can walk into an off license and buy 50 bottles of Vodka if they want.  How many people die from Paracetamol overdose a y...

29
March
2015

What’s The Lowest Calorie Easter Egg?

I’ve taken a good look at a wide range of Easter eggs and have discovered a few very interesting things. Most of the eggs I looked at ranged from €4.99 to €16.99 however all the eggs (just the shell) were between 150g & 200g, PLUS a couple of bars or small sweats inside the box.  So the more exp...

15
March
2015

What’s The Best Bread?

  What’s the best bread? I’m often asked, “what’s the healthiest bread to eat?”  Some people say don’t eat any bread, however there’s a vast difference between white bread and real wholegrain high fibre bread.  Similarly methylated spirits and a white wine spritzer are both alcohol but couldn’t...

08
March
2015

Me, Myself & Ice Cream

  Me, Myself & Ice Cream – Why Do We Comfort Eat? Comfort eating is when we eat to deal with stress or as a reward, not to satisfy hunger. I think it’s fair to say that everyone comfort eats to some degree, it’s part of human nature and built into our family and social lives. There ar...

22
February
2015

How To Eat When It’s Not Your Cheat

  How To Eat When It’s Not Your Cheat I’ve put together my top tips to help you survive a 2nd cheat night.  It’ll hopefully help you to maintain or at least limit the damage you do. If you’re goals include losing weight or toning up, it’s very tough sometimes to strictly stick to just 1 c...

24
November
2014

Festive Fatness Survival Guide

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.

15
November
2014

Need versus Want

Do you just want to lose weight or do you need to? Anyone can want to get in shape and lose weight but I think you must really have a NEED to lose weight to be successful. Just looking in the mirror and wanting to lose weight isn’t going to do anything for you, you have to have reached a point in yo...

03
June
2014

Ladies, are you a victim of your own success?

I specialise in helping people lose weight and I was working out that about 80% of my clients whose goal is to lose weight, are women aged 27-35. All seem to be hard workers and from chatting to them over the years, seem to excel in their profession. They put in the hard work – in work, but as soon...

19
May
2014

Injury Prevention & Recovery

By: dave2

For those who exercise regularly and/or exercise at a high intensity, injuries are usually a rare but occasional occurrence.  Knowing how best to avoid injuries and how best to recover from them, is vital in ensuring we train at peak performance. Your body is very smart, it will usually tell you a l...

12
May
2014

How To Fuel Your Body For Intense Exercise

Before Training: 2-3 Hours beforehand eat a medium sized portion of Complex Carbohydrates for gradual release of energy.  Common examples are: Wholegrain bread, whoelgrain rice, Wholewheat Pasta, Porridge, Beans or Lentils. 15-20 Mins beforehand eat a small amount of simple sugars to give you a good...

06
May
2014

What is a Weight Loss Plateau

I consider a weight loss plateau, if you’ve been good and sticking to your exercise and nutrition plan as you’re supposed to be, for 3 weeks or more and not seeing any fat loss results. It is not sticking to the plan Mon-Fri then binging at the weekend. It is not “sort of sticking to the plan”. If y...

04
April
2014

Andy talks to Sage Ireland Blog

By: dave0

A little off topic, Andy talks to Sage Ireland Blog about choosing the right location for your business. “Choosing the right location for your business is essential and is one of the most important things to get right if your business is to be a success. Sage Business Expert Andy Kenny of Andy...

30
March
2014

Bad Health – Early Warning Signs

It’s rare for your body to suddenly snap a ligament, your back to cease up or an organ to fail out of the blue etc… Your body will give you lots of warning signs, for a long time in advance. The truth is we can pickle our livers in alcohol for decades, fill our lungs with cancerous smoke for h...

18
June
2013

Andy Kenny Fitness in The Irish Times

“When I was obese, I was invisible” Article by Andy in Life & Style section of The Irish Times My health experience: I knew I had a problem when a lady stopped her car to offer me a lift one day as I struggled to walk in 30 degrees heat. I was 23 at the time and I was staying in a to...