This blog is inspired by my handsome / awesome / useless / long-suffering (delete as appropriate) partner...
So last weekend we went to town and I popped into a high-street 'health shop'. I picked up a bunch of stuff from my usual, well-studied list.
Said partner was browsing and eventually picked up a bundle of things including:
- Bombay mix.
- A bag of granola.
- A bag of honey roasted nuts...
I must've groaned when he caught up with me...
"What? It's a health shop right... So it's gotta be OK?"
How Can I Tone up my Tummy?
This is one of the questions I get asked all the time. Get more toned... We use this term all the time and we know what we what to see, but what “exactly” do we mean?
In general, it is a combination of two aspects:
In order to get a toned tummy, it stands to reason that we should target both aspects. So here are my top tips for toning up that mummy tummy…
I get asked this a lot...
The last time I was in Starbucks - my children were with me and being little pickles. So my answer was short and sweet, but incomplete: "do weights" I said. "That's the best exercise for fat loss." and then I had to turn back to my girls who were climbing up the sugar and straws dispenser!
The truth is, whilst weight training is a REALLY effective form of exercise, the answer is a bit more complicated than that...
Here are my top 15 things that are always in my shopping trolley.
I mean water, of course! I was reminded of the importance of water recently.
I've started working with a new trainer and he asked me if I drink enough water… "Of course I do!" I thought…
Do you use weighing scales as an indicator of weight loss or gain?
If so, how do you find it? Do you log regularly?
Is the number that the scales point to predictable? Reliable?
I'm going to give you some reasons why weighing yourself might not be the best tracker for changes in weight.
I'm sure you all know how hard it is to eat well when you’re tired. Been out last night? Baby kept you up? Chances are you spend today rummaging the cupboards and looking for all of the carbs!
But do you understand why? It’s all to do with your hormones. Lack of sleep causes disruption to your hunger hormones ghrelin and leptin. These 2 hormones play an important role in controlling appetite and satiety.
Mаnу mums ѕреnd all or part оf the week wоrkіng frоm hоmе, саrіng fоr children, juggling housework, laundry and the kid's social diary. All thеѕе thіngѕ are juѕt as dеmаndіng аnd stressful аѕ gоіng tо wоrk each dау. Worst, you're constantly tempted by your cupboards, fridge and coffee shop wares.
So here's my top tips to help make уоur experience оf home life healthier.
Confused about fats?
I’m not surprised. But you shouldn’t be.
All the furore about fats can be neatly summed up in one sentence.
There is only one fat that is Bad, and that’s Trans Fats…
So if you’re skimming this article (surely not!) just remember that one liner.
But let’s backtrack a bit.
“Summer is coming, I need to lose weight”…
How many of you are thinking this right now?
And how many of you are also thinking, “I’ll go on a diet, eat less, cut down my calories”?
It’s pretty typical.
Mоѕt people when thіnking about lоѕіng wеіght, that's thе fіrѕt wоrd that comes to mіnd.
But what if I told you that most of my 121 client are seeing great results by eating MORE rather than less?