Joys of Juicing

I bought a juicer at the start of the summer and a high powered blender to go with it. To go with these two lovely pieces of kit I ordered a stack of books on juice recipes from Amazon. I love my two toys but here is a little tip I wish I knew before…

Guide to Fat Loss

I love a health and fitness magazine. I love how predictable they become after a while and how the same bad food science gets peddled out time after time “eating curry beats cancer!” (By which they mean a component of turmeric contains a compound that has been shown to fight cancer in rats. If you…

Fat to Fit Project – Week 3

Weight 13st 6lb (no change) 6lb to goal weight Fitness: Ummm… Mixed. I did my first exercise class on Monday, Core Ability with Abs Fitness, which was fantastic but having not been able to train for 3 months might have been a bit too much and I was barely able to walk for 3 days. Not…

Fat to Fit Project – Week 2

Weight 13st 6lb 1lb weight gain. 6lb to goal weight. Diet Pretty good. I’m not overly concerned with gaining a lb as long as it doesn’t become a trend. Weight can fluctuate by a pound or two quite easily. Meals have been nutritious but perhaps with too much focus on bread. Unusually for me I’ve…

Fat to Fit Project – Week 1

Weight: 13st 5lb No change from last week. Still 5lb to goal. Diet: Seems to be been very good. Averaging 80g of protein a day from a range of sources. Good calcium and iron intake. My RNI for calories is about 2500 and I am averaging 2300 and my calorie expenditure has actually been closer…

Fat to Fit Project – Starting Point

weight 13 stone 5lb (187lb) chest 101.5 cm waist 86.5 cm hip 94 cm Fitness – compromised 😦 I was in a car accident 6 weeks ago and since then I haven’t been able to work out, run or in fact do more than a gentle stroll. Before that though my endurance was good and…