Fitness

Rest, recovery & re-feeds.

The past few weeks I have been writing about how so far on my cut I have been feeling great, full of energy, the weight is dropping fast and no cravings at all. Going with a low carb diet and being in a caloric defect whilst still training to a high intensity & also walking… Continue reading Rest, recovery & re-feeds.

Fitness, Healthy Eating

2 weeks in.

So I started my cut two weeks ago but haven’t really had a chance to blog anything about it yet I’ve been busy with starting my new job and training. Finally have a few spare hours today to get up to scratch with my blog and a few other things. When my bulk ended I… Continue reading 2 weeks in.

Fitness, Healthy Eating, Uncategorized

Blowfish Feels.

I’m at that point in during my bulk where I feel like Kirsty the Blowfish. I started this bulk at the end of the summer and made a lot of progress and have put on 17lbs in total since then. Especially since the beginning of January when I started my new training regimen I have… Continue reading Blowfish Feels.

Fitness, Healthy Eating, Uncategorized

Bulking – Food Diary & Bloating.

When I first started this bulk for a long time I found it very difficult to eat enough carbs during the day without feeling absolutely stuffed and bloated. I usually would eat quite a lot carb diet. Not intentionally, but I just tend to eat a lot of spinach, broccoli, berries that kind of thing… Continue reading Bulking – Food Diary & Bloating.

Fitness, Healthy Eating

Food for Thought. Literally.

This past 2 months i've been cutting on a very low carb diet. My calories haven't been to low as i didn't have an awful lot to lose, i was aiming for 1lb a week. In order to burn 1lb a week you need to burn 3500 more calories than you consume. With intense workouts… Continue reading Food for Thought. Literally.

Healthy Eating, recipes

Protein Pancakes

After trying a protein pancake mix for the first time last week i couldn't wait to try out a few home recipes at the weekend and try and make my own from scratch. I don't eat flour, butter or sugar so regular pancakes are out of the question. Oh and don't forget regular pancakes are… Continue reading Protein Pancakes

Fitness

Split Leg Routine – Part 2

So i posted a few days ago the first quad day of my split leg workout routine. I'm glad everyone seemed to like the post and i had a lot of messages and positive feedback from people who were giving it a try. I promised i'd follow up with my Hamstrings/Glute workout so here it is.… Continue reading Split Leg Routine – Part 2

Fitness

Split Leg Routine – Quad Day.

Since i started my competition prep I've been trying to train legs as much as possible. In order to get the best results in the shortest amount of time i have started training legs 4 days a week. I really don't know how i'm walking right now (ironic because i have broken toes as i… Continue reading Split Leg Routine – Quad Day.

Fitness

Strength Goals, Staying Motivated.

The reason i first started working out and going to the gym was because i wanted to get in shape, which to be honest is the same reason most people start going. After i had worked hard and was finally happy with my shape my goals in the gym changed. I had smashed the goals… Continue reading Strength Goals, Staying Motivated.

Fitness, Healthy Eating

How alcohol is sabotaging your fitness goals.

I know a lot of people will read this post and completely disregard it, because not many people want to give up alcohol. My intention with this post is just to enlighten you to how alcohol could be effecting your fitness goals that you might not be aware of. If you then decide to cut back… Continue reading How alcohol is sabotaging your fitness goals.