Healthy Eating, recipes

Chicken Biryani

Do you ever try a new vegetarian recipe and while eating it all you can think is 'a chicken version of this recipe would be so good?'. I stripped a veggie biryani back down to basics (Spices & rice) and built it back up with a few of my own additions - tikka paste, chicken… Continue reading Chicken Biryani

Fitness, Healthy Eating, Mental Health

Carb Cravings & Binge Eating – How to stop them.

People often ask me why i am so strict with my eating. The amount of times a week i hear 'live a little' or 'treat yourself' when i say no to a chocolate bar, or when we have cakes in work and i say no. I know where people are coming from and that they… Continue reading Carb Cravings & Binge Eating – How to stop them.

Fitness, Spiritual/Wellbeing

Listen to your body.

I spend a lot of time lifting weights and working out. For a long time I wanted to spend every minute I had spare in the gym working out and I started to neglect all of the other things that contribute towards a good weightlifting session and good overall fitness. I got to a point… Continue reading Listen to your body.

Fitness, Healthy Eating, Uncategorized

My Bulk So Far.

I said when I started blogging again that I was going to blog my bulk and then when it comes to it my cut. So here is my first bulk blog post. ** FYI – I’m sure a lot of people reading my blog will know this already but just for anyone who doesn’t already… Continue reading My Bulk So Far.

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, 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.

Fitness

Make it work for you.

The one thing that's been playing on my mind about prepping for my competition is the thought of having to introduce cardio into my work out. Not only introduce it, but smash it so i can get lean lean lean. I can't even remember the last time i did any cardio and the thought of… Continue reading Make it work for you.

Fitness, Healthy Eating, Spiritual/Wellbeing

Art that makes you feel.

Separateness is an illusion. The Earth, the animals, the humans - We are all connected, we are all one. One giant conscious living organism. The death of our forest is the end of our life. Isn't it heart warming that when looking at a beautiful piece of art like this, the first things that come… Continue reading Art that makes you feel.