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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: dave1

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...

19
April
2013

What’s the Best Yogurt?

Yogurts have long been a favourite snack for many hoping to lose weight. You’ll be surprised to learn that many of these yogurts have similar amounts of calories and sugar to a Cadbury flake. Not such a good snack after all!

04
February
2013

What’s the Best Breakfast?

I’ve gone through the most common breakfasts, working out their calorific and nutritional values and have come across some surprising information and discovered the 3 best ones to have. I was astonished to see that changing my breakfast and nothing else and I dropped 2% bodyfat in 2 weeks. I’ve gone...

12
November
2012

The Burger King Diet

I was on the Train last week and spotted Burger Kings latest advertisement as two teenagers were chatting about which day they were up to and how one needed to catch up. For just €2.49 a day you can have a different burger from their menu. If you were to just have the burger you’d consume 3575...

08
July
2012

Sugar in Chocolate and Snacks

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.