Where has my muscle gone!?

Ok so I have had a pretty hectic couple of months with my personal life. There has been a family death on my side and another on my partners side. This has meant travelling 200 miles south west and back again, then 200 miles north and back again. Teaming this with 2 weeks of trapped... Continue Reading →

What’s in your breakfast?

Opting for the healthier versions or cereal, healthier toast, healthier toppings or spreads may well be part of the reason you're not seeing the results you're hoping for.This was my breakfast this morning. This is seeded malt bread, 1 teaspoon of olive butter, 1 teaspoon of peanut butter and half a banana. This is great,... Continue Reading →

‘But I don’t wanna get big’

Ladies... Do not fear the weights room! I promise you, that strength training WILL NOT make you big. Let's look at what it takes in order to build substantial amounts of muscle. An intense strength programme. Unless you are training 6/7 days a week, having 2 hour, hard sessions twice a day and hammering the... Continue Reading →

Fasted cardio. Good or bad?

Do you do fasted cardio? Does fasted cardio work? What is the evidence that fasted cardio is better than non fasted cardio? Some people bang on about fasted cardio and how it helps you burn more fat. The reason behind this is that your body will use energy from fat stores rather than energy from... Continue Reading →

Let’s go to weight watchers.

While this isn't my normal type of article for this blog I thought it might be important to highlight the dangers of fad diets, many people follow them, many people go on huge calorie deficits and many people who just can't get the result they want even though they are eating so little. I see... Continue Reading →

IIFYM (if it fits your macros) a joke?

If you're already seriously into lifting you'll know that tracking your macros is key to success when reaching your goals. If you are new to the game and you're tracking your macros, are you using the IIFYM? IIFYM basically means eating whatever you want as long as it fits your macros. I once had a... Continue Reading →

It’s genetics. No, really!

I see a lot of people discussing how easily or not they can lose fat or put on muscle. Some people don't believe me when I tell them I find it super easy to build muscle. Even with being a girl I can pack on muscle quicker than some of my male friends. What's the... Continue Reading →

So you want to get strong?

Where do I start! There is an increasing number of people whose goal is to get stong, to be strong. This is my area of expertise and the main area that I specialise in with my work and my own training. There are a lot of factors that you need to take into account if... Continue Reading →

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