weightloss Tag

One of the biggest drives for people when they first come to see us is the aesthetics of being fit and healthy. Most realise that nutrition is a crucial aspect to sustainable weight management but are less clear when it comes to exercise. If you are trying to lose...

Most people arrive in February a couple of kilograms heavier and feeling in need of a complete health overhaul. So often they will go completely cold turkey, resort to extreme exercise routines and go on radical diets to kick start their health. Although this can...

After making decisions all day, the last thing you feel like doing at lunchtime is have to make another decision or travel half way across town to find something good for you. So often you gravitate to what ever is fastest, easiest and most convenient, but...

I always find it interesting to watch people’s reaction when it comes to sugar. Some people’s eyes light up as though all their Christmases have come at once. For others, it is almost as if you are trying to poison them. Sugar has become public enemy number...

It’s true. I lose 9 kilograms in 5 days through a combination of restrictive eating and carefully planned dehydration before each of my fights. It’s terribly hard, probably not healthy and definitely not sustainable; I put most of it back on in 12 hours. If you’re reading...

Firstly let’s not kid ourselves excessive alcohol consumption is not healthy by any means. It has loads of calories, disrupts our hormonal balance, dehydrates us and wreaks havoc on our sleeping pattern (let alone the poor life choices we make while under the influence). But...

What is the best diet to follow? Don’t eat carbs, because they’re full of sugar and make you fat. Don’t eat fats, because they’re full of cholesterol and will give you heart disease. Don’t eat proteins because your body finds it hard to break down and it can...

How do I get rid of my fat at the bottom of my belly? How do I get my butt to lift up? How do I get rid of my bingo wings? These are just some of the questions I get asked everyday when it comes to exercise...

As a society we are obsessed with the idea of thinness, there is a preconceived notion that our level of fatness is the best indicator of our overall health. A recent book, The Obesity Paradox by Cardiologist Carl Lavie, is challenging this conventional wisdom, suggesting...

My sister is getting married in a few weeks time and the usual panic that most brides-to-be experience has started to set in. If there is any day you want to look your best it has to be your wedding day, knowing that all eyes...