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27 Jun 2017

Whether you like it or not, most of us spend a large chunk of our waking day with our phones glued to our hands… We use our phones for messaging, keeping up with friends and laughing at cats reacting to cucumbers (if you haven’t searched this before, what on earth are...

22 Jun 2017

10 reasons you’re not building muscle…


1. Not eating enough

Building muscle requires a lot of energy. You need to be consuming more calories than your body needs (a caloric surplus) to effectively put on muscle. If you don’t consume enough calories, your body will resor...

13 Jun 2017

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) have been an extremely popular sport supplement for many years. Your body, for growth and repair, needs protein. Bodybuilders use BCAAs to encourage muscle growth and prevent muscle l...

24 Apr 2017

“Tomorrow is Monday so everything changes. New diet starts and I’m hitting the gym after work!”

Tomorrow arrives. You are up at the crack of dawn. You may have the dog to take for a walk. Kids to get ready for school. You get to work and it is mayhem. You finish work an...

1 Apr 2017

Supplements tend to get quite a lot of stick. Some of it warranted. But supplements can be really helpful in maintaining a healthy, functioning body. Lets try and simplify their use and see whether supplementation is something that you need to consider.

So what are they...

20 Mar 2017

We find the diet industry pretty frustrating. We spend our days trying to educate people to lead healthier lifestyles yet sometimes it feels like we are fighting a losing battle.

You want to lose 10lbs for your holiday? Here ya go, this detox tea will sort you out. Want...

11 Mar 2017

We aren’t often on the lookout for charging elephants or attacking sabre-toothed tigers. If we go back to a time when these scenarios would have occurred, stress was a rather handy response. When danger appears, our body starts a chain of chemical reactions that induce...

8 Mar 2017

I think it is safe to say that self-confidence can make or break you. When growing up my confidence was extremely low. Social situations that involved large groups of people scared the crap out of me and even the thought of public speaking freaked me out. I got pretty...

1 Mar 2017

If media posts and government reports are anything to go by, we are consuming fewer calories than we have the past few decades. Yet as a population, our weight is going up. How so if we are consuming fewer calories? According to the Behavioural Insights Team, people li...

2 Feb 2017

Nothing strikes fear into the hearts of men and women everywhere like stepping on the weighing scales. It is all too common that clients (especially those seeking fat loss) pin all of their progress to whether the scales is making significant progress week in week out....

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