January – Day 31/31

CONGRATULATIONS – YOU DID IT!!! You’ve followed me for a whole month reading and learning about things you may or may not already have known about, and probably had a few unexpected topics in the mix. I’m not the strongest of writers but I am working on it and this month has seen me becomeContinue reading “January – Day 31/31”

January – Day 17/31

Short post – quick body weight workout you can do anywhere. 5 Minute Warm Up – 30 seconds each: walk on the spot jog on the spot bum kicks high knees right leg swings left leg swings jog on spot whilst circling arms forward jog on spot whilst circling arms backwards jog on the spotContinue reading “January – Day 17/31”

January – Day 16/31

Time for a reality check! How are you doing with the plan? Are you seeing changes? Are you making changes? Well, if you’re doing it properly, you should be and here’s the hardest fact – if you’re not then you have no one to blame but yourself. Brutal? Maybe. Necessary? Absolutely! The thing is, whenContinue reading “January – Day 16/31”

January – Day 15/31

Good morning, how are we all doing with the plan? If you’re following the rules that you should be starting to notice a difference! Today I want to touch on eating out. I know, I know, it’s the middle of the longest pay month of the year and it’s not really something you’re thinking aboutContinue reading “January – Day 15/31”

January – Day 11/31

We’ve talked about food, daily activity, structured exercise and water. But what other things are important in looking after your health and well-being? A huge one for me is SLEEP! Humans are the only species that will actively fight the desire to sleep. We stay up to binge watch TV series, waste hours on socialContinue reading “January – Day 11/31”

January – Day 9/31

Yesterday we covered meal planning; today we’re going to take that one step further and look at prep. I’m talking meal prep AND I am talking planning how to hit your activity goals prep. First up, meal prep. We spoke about making a weekly meal plan yesterday so that you know, in advance, what you’reContinue reading “January – Day 9/31”

January – Day 8/31

Make a plan to make life easier. If you know what you’re going to be eating for breakfast. lunch and dinner then it makes it a whole lot easier to stick to better way of eating. If you can aim to get the majority of your protein quota in with your main meals then theContinue reading “January – Day 8/31”

January – Day 7/31

We’re on to day 7 and I want to know one thing; ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH? Enough fibre that is! Today is all about why fibre is important and making sure that you get your daily quota! Dietary fibre has a number of benefits when consumed in sufficient quantities including the prevention or relief ofContinue reading “January – Day 7/31”

January – Day 5/31

Just a short one today – It’s the 80:20 rule! The 80:20 rule is designed so that your eating habits are maintainable and avoid any binge behaviours. Basically, 80% of your daily food intake should be nutrient dense foods – whole foods that are unprocessed and are high in nutritional value (they provide you withContinue reading “January – Day 5/31”

January – Day 4/31

According to research, people underestimate their calorie intake by up to one third. ONE THIRD!! That’s a whole lot of calories that aren’t being accounted for. It also makes it understandable as to why people who THINK they are eating the correct amount of calories for their weight loss aren’t actually losing any weight atContinue reading “January – Day 4/31”