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

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

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.

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.

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.

Fitness, Healthy Eating

Nutrition & diet tips for weight loss.

Whether long term weight loss or just trying to get rid of those last few wobbly bits, dieting can seem daunting and it is definitely the last thing most people want to do. Here are my own tips on dieting for weight loss. Stop calling it a diet. I don't really like the word diet. It… Continue reading Nutrition & diet tips for weight loss.