Why it’s not always as simple as “Move more, eat less…”

Why it’s not always as simple as “Move more, eat less…”

I saw something on Facebook yesterday that annoyed me a bit…   A celebrity that I follow (and like) was basically saying that there’s no need to pay someone to help you to lose weight when all you need to do is “eat less and move more.”   That has worked for this...
Why I’m not talking about weight anymore

Why I’m not talking about weight anymore

When I started in the fitness industry, 20 years ago, weighing people was ‘the done thing.’  This was how we measured people’s progress and I never thought anything of it, or questioned it.  It’s just the way it was.  It’s what I learned from my peers and the courses...
What’s the best diet to go on in January?

What’s the best diet to go on in January?

Let me start by saying, just because it’s January, it doesn’t mean that you HAVE to go on a diet, make a New Year’s Resolution, or try and change your life.   We’ve all had a rough year and, right now, weight loss might be the last thing on your mind…. However, you...
I’m Anti Diet Culture, but I’m not Anti Diet…

I’m Anti Diet Culture, but I’m not Anti Diet…

This is something I’ve wanted to talk about for a while, and it’s something that’s made me feel quite conflicted, as a female Coach who helps people to lose weight ‘Anti Diet Culture’ is something you may have heard about or read about.  It’s only something that’s...
The problem with being ‘All or Nothing’

The problem with being ‘All or Nothing’

I’ll admit it, I am a reformed ‘all or nothing’ person. If you’re not familiar with what being ‘all or nothing’ looks like, let me explain… It’s either being on a strict diet OR eating everything in sight, it’s exercising hard every single day OR sitting on the couch...
“I know what I need to do; I just can’t get motivated.”

“I know what I need to do; I just can’t get motivated.”

Honestly, if I had a pound for every time I’d heard this, I probably wouldn’t be writing this blog.  I would have retired a long long time ago! Motivation is something that a lot of people struggle with. My Weightlifting Coach, Adam Travis, has a great analogy,...