How To Find Your WHY!

What Motivates You Concept

 How To Find Your WHY! Most people think that by learning more about nutrition and exercise they will reach their weight loss or fitness goal. To be honest these are the last things you should be learning more about. Knowing what to eat and how to exercise is simple. In fact every single person deep…

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The Effect Of Exercise Intensity And Duration On Your Stress Hormone Cortisol

Young woman running on treadmill in gym.

 Cortisol is a stress hormone which is released due to any type of stress. Whether this be from your boss shouting at you at work, being stuck in a traffic jam, watching a scary film or from exercise. The purpose of Cortisol being released is to break down stored glycogen (from muscle and fat, the…

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Super Simple Ways To Lower Cortisol

Super Simple Ways to reduce cortisol

 If you read my last blog post you will know whether you are likely to have high cortisol levels or not and whether you need to make changes in order to lower cortisol. If you do have one or more of the signs that you have high cortisol then I recommend you make these changes…

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7 Signs of High Cortisol

7 signs of high cortsol

 If you have read my previous blog post you will now know that cortisol isn’t all bad. However, although it isn’t all bad and it is needed for optimal health and for weight loss, a chronic high level of cortisol is certainly dangerous for your health. Here are 7 signs which indicate you have elevated…

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The Truth About Cortisol

Word cloud for Cortisol

 The importance of your hormones for weight loss is becoming a more and more popular subject. This is for a good reason; your hormones are very important when it comes to losing weight and maintaining your health. Probably the most talked about hormone when it comes to weight loss is your hormone cortisol. Since it…

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Top 7 Weight Training Exercises For Weight Loss

gym with weight lifting bar workout man and woman

 If you read my last blog you will know that I highly recommend weight training for weight loss. This is because it increases your metabolism, releases hormones to help you burn fat, improves insulin resistance and improves your body composition amongst many other benefits. All weight training is great but certain exercises have a bigger…

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Weight Training For Weight Loss

Crossfit fitness gym weight lifting bar group

 When it comes to losing weight most people embark on a cardio programme for the exercise they do in order to try and help them to lose weight fast. Yes cardio may burn calories; however, for most people it is not the most effective exercise method for weight loss. Now I am not saying you…

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Is Being Overweight Your Fault?

Fat naked man pointing firmly

 Whilst I don’t intend to make you feel bad in any way, I feel it is important to tell you the truth about why you look, feel and perform the way you do. A lot of people won’t tell you this. Instead they will tell you it’s not your fault and that someone else is…

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4 Herbs and Spices for Fat Loss

Spice pouring out of set of spice jars

 All fresh herbs and spices are great for you and have numerous health benefits, however, these are my favourite four herbs and spices which aid in fat loss and the reasons why I think you should add them to your diet. Garlic Fresh garlic or pickled garlic helps with fat loss as it helps to…

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Alcohol and Weight Loss

Woman drinking red wine

 For the majority of people following a weight loss programme, alcohol is the main reason they struggle to lose weight, in fact for a lot of people, alcohol is the cause of weight gain in the first place. Alcohol, at 7 calories per gram is the 2nd most calorie dense nutrient behind fat. Not only…

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