As the festive season gets under way, you may start thinking about New Years resolutions that you plan to work on after that glorious Christmas Day (and boxing day through to NYE!) food baby. It may seem like a good idea to wait for the business and buzz of it all to pass before starting to work on yourself, but often the promise to ourselves to start on New Years Day, or the first Monday of 2019 is pushed back, delayed and soon becomes more difficult to begin. For me [@chloe
Do squats make your bum bigger? Well... yes and no. The squat booty is somewhat of a myth when it comes to growing the size of your derriere! We thought we would help break down this myth and get the real deal on how to grow that booty. SQUATS ARE QUAD DOMINANT For a lot of us we are quad dominant in leg exercises, squats are predominantly executed by the quads with the support of the hamstrings and glutes, so the idea that the glutes are being exercised during a squat is cor
1. DRINK MORE WATER It's one of the easiest things we can do when trying to lose weight and overall body fat reduction, simply drinking more water. Drinking a glass of water before every meal is also a great habit to get into because this can help reduce over-eating at meal times, making you feel fuller quicker. It is also quite common to mistake thirst with hunger, next time you feel yourself searching the house for a snack, stop. First drink a large glass of water, find a s
The world of health and fitness can be a confusing place, but like any new challenge, knowledge is power and the more you can learn and understand; the better equip you are to succeed in reaching your goal. Body fat is essentially your body's secondary energy store, the first energy store is the food we eat, a majority of this energy is taken from the carbohydrates we eat which are converted into glucose, our simplest and most immediate energy source. DID YOU KNOW? The word "
Most mornings I check my social media like so many of us in this technology driven world. This morning was no different I wake up, get dressed, prepare my porridge and iced coffee and send a few emails before having a browse through social media. It was almost immediately that I came across one of many videos/blog posts promising to give the BIG SECRET, the best exercises to burn belly fat.... I'm sorry to say if you came to this post pumped to see which exercises are going t
It's 12pm your ravenous and all you've got to eat...or should I say drink it some seductively branded 'weight-loss, fat burning, metabolism boosting' shake. How many times have you found yourself in this situation? Dreaming of all the junk food under the sun, but in the name of being slimmer, you MUST persevere... Let's be honest we've probably all fallen for it at one point or another and how long did it last before you caved in and reached for the nearest sugary, salty, cal
Have you found yourself in a situation where you've had an amazing week of eating nutritious whole foods, exercising regularly and feeling fantastic, only to be hit sideways by a bad day, that absolutely ruins your clean streak? It happens to us all from time to time. You may have over slept your alarm, had lots of challenging interactions at work, fallen out with your spouse, family or friends, or just wake up feeling down right grumpy! For many of us this it causes a knock