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7 Reasons you are still a Pumba

Has your weight loss hit a plateau? Losing body fat isn’t just a case of cutting out all the foods you enjoy and starving yourself for long periods of time. Dieting can make you miserable, down and grumpy. Have you reached that stage where you feel like you aren’t losing weight anymore? Have you tried everything only to find that no matter what you do the scales aren’t changing and inches are remaining? It’s time to reassess and look at some of the reasons why you aren’t losing any more body fat. Here’s 7 of the most common ones, here goes… 1. You aren’t tracking your food If you are on a weight loss regime you should be consuming asset amount of calories for your body type. It should be…

Guest Post – The word Diet

A lot of people are scared of the word ‘diet’ due to this simple fact. When a health professional or GP asks “how is your diet?”. The majority of people think “I’m not on a diet. Why would I need a diet?” You have a diet. You see, if you Google ‘define diet’, your browser friend will come back to you with two definitions for the word diet. The first, is what we’re actually asking for. The second, is the meaning that everybody is so terrified of. The kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats. A special course of food to which a person restricts themselves, either to lose weight or for medical reasons. So, unless you’re telling me that you have been living off pure…

Fat loss & Alcohol – Everything you need to know

Bottoms up! Cheers! These are the two phrases you are probably used to using when it comes to sinking a few at your local bar with friends! Are you used to getting in from a stressful day at work, putting your feet up and enjoying a couple of glasses of wine? Are you doing your best to lose weight but the scales are moving in the wrong direction? Alcohol is part of every day life and is a socially acceptable drug. The problem is, it's seriously hindering your weight loss goals! 1. Alcohol is catabolic Nutritionally-void alcohol, unlike the other macronutrient groups such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats alcohol supplies what nutrition experts often refer to as ‘empty calories’. What really hinders your fat loss process is that it’s the first fuel to be…

The best Supplement on the market

How hard do you push your body when you train? When you are training hard in the gym you may love the feeling of failure, that feeling of pushing your muscles to a point where they simply can't do another rep. This is where the magic happens though right? Of course this starts the process of building new muscle but its not where the magic happens. This happens on the days you don't train, the rest days or what we like to call the 'growth days'. Without rest days you can't expect to make changes. The question is, did you realise just how crucial to growth and repair rest days really are? Allow us to shed some light on it for you...     You need to rest to grow...…