• 24/01/2016

    Fat Loss and Insulin: what you should know

    As stated in the previous blog, insulin is a crucial part of our metabolic set up, with small amounts of it being vital for our basic functioning. Problems arise when we produce too much of it too often. The more insulin we produce, the less sensitive we become to it and then we have to

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  • 11/01/2016

    It’s not just about the the calories

    January is renowned for people desperately counting calories to regain control after Christmas and get themselves back on the wagon of all things healthy. I frequently get asked how many calories people should consume on a daily basis. The simplest answer, though not the most helpful, is the general...

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  • 21/01/2015

    Postnatal Abs

    I’ve had so many questions recently from friends and clients about how best to deal with postnatal abdominal muscles that I thought I would get some facts down here. Firstly it probably makes sense to look at the structure of the midsection which consists of four interconnected layers of muscle:...

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  • 30/11/2014

    Breastfeeding and Weight Loss

    So, my first blog back since popping out number three (sounds so easy) and I’m choosing a topic that has divided opinions of the sports science industry for years. The general assumption is that breastfeeding accelerates post natal weight loss and, if we start with some figures, the conclusion...

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  • 26/06/2013

    Left the beach diet too late? Try these quick fixes…

    Even if there is only one week standing between you and your first beach appearance of the year. there are still a few things that will make a difference,,, 1) Ditch the caffeine. Ingesting caffeine raises your cortisol levels. Cortisol is a stress hormone that can encourage your body to store fat. 2)...

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