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, 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

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

Healthy Eating, recipes

Coconut curry Recipe.

I've been meaning to put this recipe up for a while now as it is so tasty and very quick and easy. Like most of my recipes this one is high protein for all the athletes / fitness addicts and and it does freeze very well so perfect to make a big batch of for… Continue reading Coconut curry Recipe.

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.

Healthy Eating, recipes

Peanut Butter Protein Bar Recipe.

My gym is a good bit away from me and i always walk there and back. On a week day i actually walk to the gym straight from work and then after my workout i'll walk home which takes me about 45 minutes (60+ minutes after leg day, oh the pain!). Of course after my… Continue reading Peanut Butter Protein Bar Recipe.

Fitness, Healthy Eating

That last bit of Tummy Fat.

I've had a few people ask me about this one... How do I get abs? How do i get rid of this tummy fat? How do i lose this last stubborn bit of fat under my naval that just wont go? Well i'm sorry to break it to you but there is no magic solution… Continue reading That last bit of Tummy Fat.

Healthy Eating, recipes

3 Bean veggie chilli

Now i know here in Dublin we are actually having a sweltering heatwave at the moment, so i know your first food of choice probably wouldn't be a hot chilli. But as well as this roasting weather it is hay fever season, and this chilli is perfect for clearing up your sinuses and for boosting… Continue reading 3 Bean veggie chilli