12 04, 2017

5 Biggest Wedding Diet Mistakes

By |2020-12-14T23:45:00+00:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

You’ve got the dress, the cake, the venue, the bouquet, the photographer…everything’s in place for the biggest day of your life! However between the stress of planning your dream day and going about your day to day life you neglected one tiny detail…getting into the dress and looking your best! With photos that will last a lifetime and everyone looking at you the pressure really is on brides to look their best but more importantly, you want to feel at your absolute best and most beautiful on you & your partner’s big day. Here are the 5 biggest wedding diet mistakes and what you can do to avoid them. 1) Leaving it too late! We’ve all been there. You say you’ll start your diet on Monday, a stressful Monday comes round and when you get home you and your fiance decide a curry is in order because you deserve a treat! You feel so guilty about ruining the week you decide to wait until next week and start all over again! Before you know it you’ve got 8 weeks left until the wedding and you are very far away from your goal. People tend to underestimate how long it takes them to lose fat. It takes longer than you think to healthily lose body fat and it takes even longer if you want to build muscle to get that perky bum or a nice toned tummy. A healthy amount of weight to lose per week is approximately  1-2lb, which translates to around 1% body fat per month. It is far better to do it slowly and keep the weight off. Recommendation: Plan your diet start date so you have enough time! Work out at a loss rate of 0.5lb per week and see how many weeks that leaves you. This is a healthy rate of loss and also allows for minor slip ups and social events where you are likely to relax your diet a little. 2) Focusing on cardio A lot of women think that to lose fat then they key is [...]

7 04, 2017

4 reasons not to go on a Low Carb Diet

By |2020-12-14T23:45:00+00:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition, Uncategorized|0 Comments

When I start a consultation with a new client, nine times out of ten they tell me that they have been on, read or been told to go on a low carb diet to lose fat quickly. I was once one of these people. I used to live on a low carb diet. Diets like the Atkins diet have been made famous by celebrities like Kim Kardashian for their role in shifting baby weight quickly, so many people jump on the band wagon with little knowledge or guidance on the impact of what they are doing to their bodies with such a drastic diet change. As a result, I thought I’d tackle the issue, so here are 4 reasons why you should reconsider cutting carbs from your diet in your effort to shift the fat and what to do instead.   Low carb diets aren’t sustainable Low carb diets are notoriously difficult to stick to. Why? Because carbs are bloody delicious! Since we like to enjoy ourselves, our lifestyles tend not to suit being on a low carb diet. It can become very boring going out to lunch with your friends and only being able to have a salad. Don’t get me wrong, you still have to be mindful of your diet and total calorie intake, but when you aren’t low carbing it opens up a lot more room for flexibility and just straight enjoyment. This means that if you did have some potato with your steak you don’t have to feel guilty about it! Guilt comes from labelling foods as simply good or bad and is often the cause for people to quit their diet all together, because everything seems to just be seen as bad. Low carb diets can also have a big impact on your emotions and behaviour, making some people feel very down and tired, however a lot of people believe this is just how dieting is meant to feel. This just isn’t true! Whilst you are likely to feel some hunger, you don’t need to feel unwell. Feeling [...]

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