Detox Myth

By | January 31st, 2016|Diet, Health, Myths|

Detox Myth Have you done your post Christmas detox? A detox is promoted as an antidote for our over indulgences over the holiday period.  In our quick fix society, a detox seems like a great way to undo these over indulgences.   Since the start of the new year I’ve been seeing various articles such as [...]

Improving Willpower

By | January 11th, 2015|Diet, Exercise, Health, Mindset|

Willpower As another year starts, you like many, may have already made your new year’s resolutions for your health and well-being. Unlike last year, you are really determined and this year is going to be different! Unfortunately, your willpower is already being tested and you are not even close to achieving your goal. Why does [...]

Creating Small Wins

By | June 5th, 2014|Diet, Exercise, Health, Mindset|

Creating Small Wins How do you eat an elephant?  One small bit at a time.  Just like eating an elephant, tackling big health and wellness goals can be approached the same way by creating small wins.  When attempting to achieve any health and fitness goal most people want to get it down ASAP.  The unfortunate [...]

Weight Loss Maintenance

By | October 16th, 2013|Diet, Exercise, Weight Management|

Weight Loss Maintenance So it has now been 5 weeks since I have stopped strictly counting my calories.  Now I am in weight loss maintenance mode.  Like everybody else after losing weight I want to keep it off.  I learned a lot by counting my calories but, it is not something I want to have [...]

Week 4 – Weight Loss Results

By | September 9th, 2013|Diet, Weight Management|

Weight Loss Results Last night saw the end of my 4 week weight loss experiment.  So what's my weight loss results?  My weight this morning is 74.4kg.  A loss of 5.6kg!  My waist measurement is 83cm!  A decrease of 6cm!  My new BMI is 24.01 putting me into the 'healthy weight' range.  Even thought I [...]

Week 3 – Weight Loss and Balance

By | September 2nd, 2013|Diet, Exercise, Weight Management|

Weight Loss and Balance The theme I chose for this week is weight loss and balance.  Many people I see have these, sometimes crazy, extremely strict diets.  There is very little allowance for any type of 'junk' food.  So they avoid going out for dinner or attending parties/ functions for fear of blowing out the [...]

Week 2 – Self Control and Weight Loss

By | August 26th, 2013|Diet, Weight Management|

Week 2 - Self Control and Weight Loss If I wanted to give the past week a theme I would have to say self control and weight loss.  I would of thought that by reducing my calorie intake and maintaining my exercise I would have been hungrier.  You can see from the picture above the [...]

My Weight Loss Diary Week 1

By | August 19th, 2013|Diet, Weight Management|

My Weight Loss Diary Week 1 When starting my weight loss diary I though I should start off by eating as per normal.  I figured if I am going to make some changes then I should see where I am starting from!   But more importantly this will let me know where I need to [...]