The Proof is NOT in the Ab Crunch

The most common question I am asked as a fitness professional is ‘What can I do for my tummy?’ I’m afraid the answer to a flat tummy is not the Ab cruncher 3000, or whatever the latest gimmick is, but it’s in the kitchen. What does this mean? It means the food we eat plays a massive part in the way our body looks and how much muscle is on show.
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Snack Attack


After breakfast do you spend the morning looking at the clock thinking about an appropriate time to start eating lunch? Since cutting your portion sizes, have you noticed you are more hungry in between meals? Craving that ‘something else’ after dinner? You are not alone. First things first – you need to establish whether you are actually hungry or whether we are snacking out of, a. Habit or b. Thirst. Habits are those little patterns of
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Personal Goals

Personal goals are important not only in fitness but throughout life too. If we are never aiming for something, then we aren’t focused on anything and without focus it is easy to lose motivation. Today, I completed my first 10km run and although I have taken part in a variety of sporting events, a 10km was something I wanted to tick off my list. Every event is individual and requires a different set of
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12 Weeks ’til Christmas

T he nights are getting darker, your summer wardrobe has been packed away and the Cadburys Roses tins are on display in the supermarkets. It can only mean one thing – Christmas is on its way! Don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas (probably more than I love a pudding) but we are now on the 3 month countdown to the most indulging time of the year. The cold weather and dark
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Cut your portion sizes!

Before we look into what you are eating, let’s think about how much you are eating… One thing we can all do is cut down on the amount of food we eat in a day. It isn’t uncommon for people to fill their plates to the brim, grab a chocolate bar every time they fill up with petrol or even munch their way through a family size bucket of popcorn
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Dancing with Brendan Cole

Welcome to the Proof is NOT in the Pudding – my new blog about healthy eating and exercise. I have been working in the fitness industry for over 7 years now and with the ever changing fitness crazes and fad diets, the one thing that remains a constant is people asking me: ‘What do you do?’, ‘What do you eat?’, ‘What can I do to lose my tummy?’ etc. Follow
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