When clients start a Low-Carb eating plan, they frequently worry that they will not have enough energy to get about their daily tasks or to exercise. In the first 3 weeks of the Low-Carb plan I discourage intensive exercise, as you will need time for the body to adapt to burning fat. In recent weeks I have a few clients who
Some motivational thoughts to help you push through the Weight Loss Phase. There are brighter times ahead.
Try not to lose the plot this Easter Since the age of 10, I have craved chocolate and especially at Easter because eggs are bigger than bars. I know, I’m greedy! It took me until my 40’s to get a handle on chocolate. By that I mean I switched to dark chocolate 70% +. Imagine, every single day of my
If you are a visual person, Day-Dreaming can help you to lose weight ‘I am running slowly around my local park, and there is a clothes hanger, floating through the air ahead of me with a beautiful dress hanging from it and I kept following it trying to catch it, even when I got tired, I kept going’ I was
Setting yourself Up to Not Fail Can you imagine a landscape artist driving a car through a beautiful countryside and not stopping along the way to soak in a scene? The urge to capture and maybe later paint it, is likely to be overwhelming. Now imagine someone who loves cake going into a bakery, hungry and they are giving out
https://www.theguardian.com/news/audio/2021/jan/04/why-do-some-people-find-it-harder-than-others-to-lose-weight A reporter for the Guardian, talks with Dr Andrew Jenkinson, a bariatric surgeon in London and Dubai. Click on link above to listen. He has been working with obese and morbidly obese (20 stone +) people for 15 years. Following is what I took away from the Podcast People may have an obese gene but it is the environment
Are there things you can do to improve your Metabolism? Recently, 2 clients asked me about metabolism. Around the same time I saw a supplement being advertised for weight-loss and in the picture, the product clearly stated ‘metabolism booster for rapid weight-loss’. False promises can disrupt a weight-loss journey, offering false hope. There is no one healthy food or foods
Irish people talk about ‘the fear’ on Mondays after a sociable weekend There is one really simple step you can take to reduce this. Rehydrate properly before going to bed. If you go to sleep without drinking enough water to rehydrate after alcohol, your brain shrinks (dehydrates). As a result, the chemicals responsible for mood, sleep, energy, motivation just do