One week into my intermittent fasting I am actually not finding it too bad. I have been intermittent fasting, which has consisted of eating only between the hours of 12pm and 8pm. To sum things up for me the pros are: It gives me a little more time to lie in bed in the morning, or to get ready! In the 8 hours I am … Continue reading Intermittent fasting one week in….
Now I have qualified as a personal trainer I feel I need to experiment with a few different diets to better advise my clients. There are so many contradictory views and reports on diet and so many different diets, such as low fat, low carb, paleo, weight watcher, slimming world, ketogenic, intermittent fasting, that I have decided to use myself as a human guinea pig … Continue reading Experimenting with Diet
Few things that are keep me motivated with my diet and exercise. Continue reading Staying motivated
In the past I have been a little silly with not listening to my body and probably training when I should have, not really caring about what I’m putting in my body in terms of food, or simply surviving off a diet of 1000 calories and thinking I was being ‘healthy’. However, now I am making sure that I have around 1400-1500 calories a day … Continue reading Looking after my body…
Ok, so my title may be a little dramatic, but I honestly feel like I need a break from the scales. I am a little ridiculous with weighing myself, like I weigh myself probably 4/5 times a day. Sometimes its purely through curiosity, for example if I’m going to the toilet, I may weigh myself before and after just to see how much I can … Continue reading Throw away the scales!
I know lots of people would absolutely love a 2 month holiday! As a teacher in the UAE, this year due to the Islamic calendar we have ended up having the longest holiday I have ever had in my working life. I have been off work for 2 months, I have travelled round Cambodia and Vietnam for a month and then have been around England … Continue reading 2 Months holiday is too long…
When I first started the F45 challenge at the start of May, I was really good with my diet. I was very strict with myself, even to the point of cutting out fruit. However, since I had visitors in the last week of May I have really struggled to get back on track. A few other things have also affected my healthy eating Ramadan hours … Continue reading You can’t out-train a bad diet
This week my housemate asked me to do a her a diet plan for the week for us both to follow and until yesterday this had been going quite well. The plan was to stay roughly around 1400 calories and cut down on sugar and only have starchy carbohydrates with our lunch. So yesterday I did not have the best day nutritionally (not sure if … Continue reading When temptation comes….