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Nutrition Challenge: How to Manage Your Portion Sizes

“You’re not leaving the table til you’ve cleared everything on your plate.” How many times were we told this as children, engraining it into us that cleared plates were the goal? Between this life time of conditioning, plus the ready abundance of hyper-palatable foods, and portion sizes from restaurants which have become bigger and bigger […]
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The Outrageous Benefits of Eating Mindfully

“How soon after exercise should I consume my protein shake?” “What percentage of my calories should come from fats?” “What about ketones?!” These questions come from well intentioned people who just want to lose some weight. They are – understandably – baffled by the amount of information about the “right way” to lose body fat […]
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Trigger foods

What are they? A trigger food is something that you eat (or drink) and struggle to control yourself. Once you start eating it, you find it difficult to stop and as a result you’re prone to eating more of it than you wanted to. With trigger foods, it’s common to eat more than you intended, […]
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Beginner’s Guide: Calorie Counting

I bang on all the time about how you don’t need to be low carb, or low fat, or IF, or any magic type of diet to help you to lose weight – you just need a calorie deficit from foods you can tolerate & some time. But I realised this week some of you […]
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Hiring a personal trainer seeming like an expensive indulgence?

Making the decision to hire a personal trainer, or coach, might seem like an expensive choice. After all, there’s so much information available online for free, why would you pay for something that you could probably figure out yourself? You can figure out your own training stimulus, right? It can’t be that hard. A few […]
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Perfect is bunk and it’s destroying your progress

Don’t let perfect be the enemy of the good! How many times have you started a diet or training regime only to have it fall to pieces a few weeks in? How many times have you started over – knowing that this time, you probably won’t succeed in reaching your goals? It is absolutely staggering […]
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New Year’s Resolutioners: Keep Turning Up!

You’re almost three weeks into your dietary change. You’ve been prepping meals, and counting calories and macros for nearly 3 weeks. And you’re maybe hitting a wall. Maybe you’ve even had to restart and are fighting to keep these positive new changes in place. You might have read about how it takes 30 days of […]
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Do something to get your closer to your goals today! Don’t wait!

This time of year is peculiar. Christmas has passed, New Years hasn’t yet arrived. You’re knocking around the house in a post-Christmas slump, filled with mince pies and confusion, not really sure what day it is because none of your days have any structure. Maybe each night you go to bed and resolve that tomorrow […]
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How to get through Christmas without ruining your diet

If you’ve been counting calories, and tracking your macros with diligence, and some might say fervour, for the last few weeks or months – a potential iceberg in hovering on the horizon of your nutrition boat. Christmas. It’s there, in the dark, looming large. The shops filled to the rafters with boxes and boxes of […]
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