Core Strength – Building a Six Pack

Core Strength – Building a Six Pack

I used to believe that doing as many sit ups and crunches as possible at the end of a workout would give me a rock hard 6 pack. Throughout my own fitness journey I've learnt that this isn't the case, although it is a very common misconception. Doing sit ups and crunches alone will not give [...]

5 Ways to Keep Active in the Office

5 Ways to Keep Active in the Office

When your job is behind a desk it's easy to just sit there and not move for the majority of the day. Doing this can cause side effects and your body certainly won't thank you for it as you get older. So here are 5 ways to keep yourself active whilst at work.

5 Reasons Skipping Meals Won’t Help You Lose Weight

5 Reasons Skipping Meals Won’t Help You Lose Weight

It's a tale as old as time, skipping meals will help you to lose weight. It makes sense right? You eat less, therefore the fat and calorie content going into your body is lower. It only makes sense that you'd lose weight almost instantly.  Many people believe this myth, so here are a few reasons it's exactly that. A myth.

Fighting the Scales

Fighting the Scales

All too often we use scales as a way to determine how overweight, underweight, fat or unhealthy we are. And I hate it. So here are a few thoughts on why you should fight the scales, stop weighing yourself so frequently and measure yourself instead.

4 Tips for Maintaining a Successful Fitness Regime

4 Tips for Maintaining a Successful Fitness Regime

Sticking to a new fitness regime or diet isn't easy, especially when you first start out. Many people struggle and will often quit within the first couple of weeks. So here are a few tips I've put together that helped me (and still do!) keep up my regime, so that you aren't one of those quitters! 

Macro Diets – Changing The Way You Lose Weight

Macro Diets – Changing The Way You Lose Weight

Macronutrients, also known as macro’s, are what make up the calorie content of food. They are made up of three categories: carbohydrates, protein and fats. In my experience it's the best diet to lose weight and here are a few reasons why.

How I Kept Motivated to Workout at Home

How I Kept Motivated to Workout at Home

Although I now go to my local gym for workouts, I started my fitness regime back up by working out at home. Not everyone wants to go to the gym and some find it much easier and more comfortable to do it at home. So I thought I’d share a few tips with you that helped me out.