fat loss

5 Popular questions about fitness answered

Can you Isolate fat loss? Should you stretch before or after a workout? What is the best rep range for muscle growth? Here are 5 of the most common fitness related questions I get asked as a personal trainer ANSWERED!

Fat loss vs Weight loss | Our unhealthy obsession with the scales

Weight loss. We allow it to dictate our mood and to offer reinforcement that our hard work in the gym and our discipline in the kitchen is paying off. Unfortunately using weight only as a measurement to track results can be both frustrating and inaccurate. Here's why you should focus on fat loss instead.

5 reasons you can't lose weight

In 99.9% of weight loss cases, it’s as simple as consuming fewer calories than you expend. Sounds easy, right? Unfortunately, too many of us despite our best efforts struggle to lose weight. If this sounds like you, you may well be committing one or more of these 5 common weight loss mistakes.

How to lose those last 10 pounds of stubborn body fat

You've been eating clean, training hard and until recently were on course to reach your final weight loss goals, only to have it all come to a frustrating standstill, sound familiar!?

Unfortunately the last few pounds are always the most stubborn. The good news is, you are leaner than you were before (well done you). The bad news is, your new and improved body now requires fewer calories to get you through the day. For every pound lost, your body requires roughly 20 fewer calories per day (bummer). 

More than Muscle Gain: 5 Reasons Strength Training Will Change Your Life

If you think gym Hulks are all bulk and little brainpower, you’d better think again. Muscle mass increase is one of the main reason why people sign up for the gym, but it’s not the only gain you’ll be scooping by embarking on a strength training journey. Resistance workouts work like a charm for long-term physical, mental, and emotional health – and here are the top five benefits strength workouts will bring you along with a sexy six-pack and Apollo-esque physique.

Post-workout nutrition - You are WHEN you eat.

I'm sure you've heard the expression “You are what you eat” but did you know that when you eat can be equally important.

Post-workout nutrition is a hot topic and rightly so. Your post-workout feed is fundamental when trying to ascertain the best possible results from you workouts. What you chose to eat should reflect the intensity and type of workout that you do along with your fitness goals.