A break from the norm….

This week I have been discussing with a number of clients the phenomenon of plateauing.  Sometimes the body can get used to what you throw at it- both exercise and food wise.  As frustrating as it can appear, doing the same thing all the time and expecting change all the time, especially consistently, is not realistic. In fat loss focus, this is called adaptive thermoge...
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Fat loss truth bombs – part 2!

This is the second part (of 3) installments of the fat loss truth bombs series, with highlights taken from a 2 day seminar from a world expert on hormones. Be aware of your overall stress levels and individual stressors. Activity and exercise whilst beneficial is still an additional stressor to your overall system. Be in tune with your body's needs in terms of activity/exercise an...
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Fat loss truth bombs! 💣💥

      This is a 2 part (possibly 3!) blog highlighting my main learnings from a recent two day seminar on the hormonal effects of fat loss. Whilst the course was very 'sciencey', I'm going to disseminate it in laymen terms, to get to the nitty gritty of useable information. Here goes!   1. That fat loss can be attained way easier when your overall healt...
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Banting and Fitbit update…..

I thought I'd better fill you in on the ketogenic/banting plan that I've been following since February, as part of the longer term research. Since having my Fitbit I have moved even more than normal - especially walking. I must say that walking is very underrated and I definitely feel much better for increasing overall movement. In my opinion I feel it's accelerated fat loss further...
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How to find your very own ‘secrets’ to fat loss!

Lesson 14....   As many of you know I am very much an advocate of the metabolic effect techniques to get into shape. I'm will now go through, in detail about how I used the methods to drop 16kg's in 12 weeks but more importantly lose bodyfat 'weight' & put on some muscle! The simple truth, as you know from my previous blogs, is that there is no one way. We are all different &...
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Life is not fair!! (Lesson 12)

There's one hard lesson I've learnt in life & something I hope my kids understand, is that life is not fair, & you shouldn't expect it to be either. There's no sour grapes here just facing facts! This needs to be remembered too in your quest to change your body composition!   Clients want results & whilst using my most recently learnt techniques, have brought about ex...
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