Do calories matter?
Do calories matter?
For years, I struggled with my body fat %. I tried countless diets, and the end result was always the same. I would lose a little weight, just to regain it all at a later date. Because these diets were not long-term sustainable, as they couldn’t realistically be integrated with the rest of my life. […]
You’ve had a long, hard, stressful day at work and you just want to get home and relax. What’s the first thing that springs to your mind as you walk through the door? FOOD! And you know what? I can’t blame you. After a long day at work, you do want to have […]
It’s time to be my usual contrarian self, and today we will delve into why the Intermittent Fasting lifestyle is superior to the traditional ‘eating like a king at breakfast’ mantra. It has long been accepted that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. You must have a breakfast of champions™ or you’ll drop […]
Note: The most important part of this article is near the end. This will give you what you need to know in terms of lowering your body fat. Whatever you do, don’t miss the end. I was always an absolute pig by nature. Granted, I’ve never been fat, or even overweight, but the […]
This is a big, big problem for our society, and it’s growing. Obesity rates in the UK have increased by 12% since 1993, and 62% of men are now overweight. I’ve explained before how it is indeed a societal phenomenon, rather than a biological one. Yes, maintaining your health and appearance becomes harder as you […]
For a lot of people, the most difficult part of a diet is the beginning. How many people have you heard say “It starts tomorrow”, or “next week”, or whatever. And it never happens. You ask them how it’s going at some point later in time, and inevitably, they throw some excuse around such as: […]
Let me start by saying that you will always mess up occasionally, and that no dieting structure will make you completely invincible. But, IF will decrease your fail rate tremendously. It’s a funny phenomenon, dieting. It shows just how irrational people are, myself included – the Psychologist, Kahneman touches on this in much of his […]
Oh no! We all know that feeling when you’ve been making some great fat loss progress, but then all of a sudden…..you’ve lost control. What do you do? What is the best course of action to correct this mistake and reverse it? Firstly, you cannot reverse it. Therefore don’t try to. Secondly, don’t panic. Everything […]
Another fantastic way for students to stay lean whilst at university or college is to perform mini-cuts. These are anywhere from 2-6 weeks. We want to maximise the amount of time we spend in a calorie surplus, as muscle building is a SLOOOOOW process, meaning this needs to be a quick “in-and-out” job – don’t […]