Lean woman with steam

The Cost of Getting Lean – Is It Really Worth It?

Achieving the ‘cover model’ or ‘elite bodybuilder’ image you’ve been sold by the media or the fitness industry comes with some trade-offs. Is the cost of getting lean really worth it? Maybe yes, maybe no. It depends on your priorities and goals. Is it possible to get the body you want and still enjoy your...
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Visualisation your success to help reach your goals

Visualisation – A Proven Way to Help Reach Your Goals

Pretty much everything you achieve begins as a mental rehearsal (visualisation) – from what you decide to wear today and what you eat for dinner to the places you travel and the career you pursue. So why not apply the same principle to achieving your optimal body and health? When you use all of your...
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Portion Control – take a tip from the Okinawans

We live in a food-saturated world, full of images and smells cueing us to eat. Combine this with our stressful lives where we often reach for food as reward, distraction or to help curb negative emotions, and we have the perfect storm for over-eating. While we know that total energy intake matters, there are better…

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Best Diet Ever

Weight Loss & The Best Diet Ever

Today I was asked by a vegetarian client, who was struggling with weight loss, if she should just bite the bullet and eat meat. Whilst I’m personally inclined to throw a steak on the grill at breakfast time, as a nutrition coach I prefer to be agnostic about my approach to weight loss and health….

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