Does the 8-Hour Diet WORK??

Does the 8-hour diet work??

  Let’s be honest – there are hundreds, if not thousands of different weight-loss diets out there these days. The problem is that ALL of them promise the WORLD (and more) and there’s always this big hype proclaiming that “This diet is the holy grail of weight-loss” and “You’ll never need to diet again!” …or […]

Continue Reading

7 Ways to Break a Weight-Loss Plateau

how to break a weight-loss plateau

Have you ever felt defeated at the hands a dreaded weight-loss plateau? You are not alone! It is a common occurrence when dieting: you eat less and workout to lose weight…it works well for a while…and then suddenly…NOTHING! No more weight-loss — despite your best efforts! When this happens it’s time to bring in the […]

Continue Reading

3 Ways to Diet for your PERSONALITY

What is the perfect diet? Does it exist?   After years and years of research and reading everything there is to read on dieting, losing weight…THIS diet…and THAT diet…promises here and promises there…I was convinced IT DOES NOT EXIST!   But before you roll your eyes at me, thinking “oh my gosh, why is she […]

Continue Reading

Hormones That Affect Weight Management: CORTISOL

cortisol

If you’ve heard about cortisol, I’m sure you see it as you arch nemesis – the hormone that completely disregards all your efforts to stay in shape. You are right – cortisol can definitely have a huge impact on your weight-loss efforts. However, you need to realise that this hormone is also ESSENTIAL for our […]

Continue Reading

The Scale: Friend or Foe?

scale weight

  Right, so you weighed yourself last week Monday and you lost 2 kilograms yay! Then you weighed yourself again on the Tuesday and suddenly you gained 4 kilograms?!! What the heck gives??!!   You see, here we sit with a problem: scale weight fluctuates because your body isn’t only made of fat. So if […]

Continue Reading

MACRONUTRIENT RATIOS: Do the Math and SUBTRACT the FAT!

MACROS

  Question: Could counting MACROS be the key to maximizing your fat loss or weight lifting efforts??   Answer: Very likely, yes 🙂   Why: All of us consume macronutrients because the food we eat consist of carbohydrates, proteins and fat. Obvious, right? Well the difference between someone burning fat or building muscle or getting fitter […]

Continue Reading