body image

The ‘perfect body’ is an illusion

“Smaller Waist. Bigger smiles.” More like “Smaller waist. Bigger profit.” If you believe everything you see then you would know that being thin equates to happiness. That losing weight will not only make you a happier person but also find the perfect relationship, be more satisfied at work, have better friends, feel healthier and live longer. Having the perfect body will make you desirable, popular … Continue reading The ‘perfect body’ is an illusion

Female fitness

Ladies, avoid these old school myths and finally see some real results in the gym

I see it every day, ladies hitting the gym 5 times a week, sweating it up, wearing the latest Lululemons and loving life. They are ready to SERIOUSLY hit some goals because summer is coming! The treadmill does not know what is about to hit it! Then I see the same ladies 6 weeks later, looking less eager, tired, uninspired. They tell me, I haven’t … Continue reading Ladies, avoid these old school myths and finally see some real results in the gym

diet

The missing piece is your mindset, setting it up for success

The truth is weight-loss companies, fitness and wellness companies know how to sell to our insecurities. They make us feel insecure and unworthy, and the more and more of these messages we hear, the more desperate we become to change our bodies. The last piece of the puzzle in the dieting rollercoaster is your thoughts, beliefs and cognitions. Thinking of a diet as only a … Continue reading The missing piece is your mindset, setting it up for success

diet-recovery coach

How your body secretly fights back against restriction

Dieting is merely controlled starvation. Our body does not like to be starved and much prefers to sitting happily in homeostasis, and will therefore start up a range of physical mechanisms to slow weight loss.  Your body’s self-defence mechanism Once you start to restrict energy your body goes into high alert and turns on self-defence mechanisms. Though we live well in the 21st century our … Continue reading How your body secretly fights back against restriction

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Why your Latest Diet is failing you once again

The research shows that fad diets fail 95% of the time. Short-term restriction leads to weight rebound and regain. But we are inundated with these before and afters and challenges, you know that people around you are losing weight.What we don’t see is the 2 years after or 4 years after. The After Afters.. These short-term diets are designed to produce max weight loss results in … Continue reading Why your Latest Diet is failing you once again