Weight Gain Over Christmas…….

Over the christmas period the average person will consume an extra 500 calories per day. Theoretically there are about 3,500 calories in one pound of body weight. This means that over the 2 week christmas period the average person will gain 2 pounds of body weight. Although according to the British Dietetic Association, the average person will consume 6,000 […]

Alternative To Christmas Pudding……

If you can’t resist the Christmas pudding, have just a small serving. An average 100g portion contains a massive 330 calories and 11.8g fat. Choose your pudding partner carefully. Surprisingly, custard contains more calories per typical serving than cream or brandy butter, even if you make it with skimmed milk! Instead of brandy butter, serve […]

Orange, Strawberry & Mint Flavored Water

Millions of us guzzle litres of fizzy drinks every year. Fizzy drinks and squash have gone from being an occasional treat to becoming a beverage that is consumed daily, even replacing water for many people. A typical can of regular Coke contains over 9 teaspoons of sugar, that is 39 grams of sugar. The recommended daily allowance of sugar, […]

The Benefits Of Postnatal Exercise

Help restore muscle strength and firm up your body Make you less tired because it raises your energy level and improves your sense of wellbeing Promote weight loss Improve your cardiovascular fitness and restore muscle strength Condition your abdominal muscles Improve your mood, relieve stress and help prevent postpartum depression.

Do You Work Your Transverse Abdominis?

No, you do not work these from just doing your ordinary sit ups. In fact why would you be doing sit ups in your training routine anyway? Yes it is a ‘core’ exercise however it is only working your abdominals in one plane of movement and this is not functional. Just think how often in […]