The high protein diet has grown widely popular over recent years and it isn't surprising to see HIGH PROTEIN written boldly on the front of food packages. You don't see this with fat and carbs so why is protein the sexy macronutrient? Protein is essentially the building blocks of life, without protein we would not … Continue reading How much protein do you really need?
I have struggled for months if not years to find an easy, healthy breakfast that is easy to transport to work. Doesn't take too much prep and is cheap. AND I FINALLY FOUND IT! I know that overnight oats have been around for years, but I have never found the right combination of ingredients. Or … Continue reading My favourite overnight oats recipe
I absolutely HATE throwing food away. It just seems such a waste. The money I have spent. Or the fact I feel guilty about the millions of people starving and we have so much we literally chuck it as rubbish. Or the environmental impact. In the UK alone, we throw away £13 billion of edible food … Continue reading How to reduce your food waste
Boutique gym classes in London have boomed in the last couple of years. From the likes of Barry's Bootcamp making its way over from LA, 1Rebel has just opened its third space and Pyscle is expanding its class offering from just spin to Barre, Yoga and Power. At £20 a class (usually) these classes don't … Continue reading Are the high energy HIIT classes good for you?
Although social media can get a bit of a bad rep for being detrimental to your mental health. There are of course a fair amount of positives. A lot of the people I follow on Instagram motivate me in a healthy way to be a better version of myself. Mostly because of their authenticity and … Continue reading My #fitspiration
We hear a lot about the main macronutrients when dieting. Most diets will focus on these: "low-carb", "low-fat" and "high-protein". These are unquestionably important as it's where we get our energy sources from and build muscle and/or lose fat. But I don't think enough is said about Fibre and its importance. Fibre is an integral … Continue reading Fibre: The unsung hero
If you are planning to get fit, lose weight, run a marathon - whatever it may be - to make sure you succeed, you need a plan. FAIL TO PREPARE, PREPARE TO FAIL Whatever your fitness goal is, by being specific to your goal and the reason why you have a much better chance of … Continue reading How to make a plan and stick to it.
I don't do diets. In my past, whenever I have tried to diet, I usually cave by Tuesday (having started on a Monday). The reason? I cut out food groups. Usually carbs. It was too restrictive and too daunting. Counting macros is not a diet. It is understanding portion sizes and what your body needs … Continue reading Why you should be counting macros.
I started my PT course yesterday and whilst there is a lot to take in. There are a few things that have been made abundantly clear on the first day. First of all, the course itself is in-depth, exciting and a small class of just 10 people, so intense but you have enough attention. I … Continue reading 3 skills you need to be a Personal Trainer