binge and compensate cycle

Why “Time to Burn off those Calories” is the worst Fitness Advice ever.

What do you think about when you hear the word binge? You might think of someone sitting down to eat three whole pizzas, followed by a milkshake and a sundae. Or you might think of someone going to the shop and buying $40 worth of lollies to eat in one sitting? What about the word compensate, is that something you have thouight about and if … Continue reading Why “Time to Burn off those Calories” is the worst Fitness Advice ever.

disordered eating

What is Disordered Eating?

There has been more and more interest in the news about the prevalence and rise of Eating disorders and disordered eating. So what exactly is disordered eating? What things should we be looking out for and should we be worried? Firstly I want to break a couple of myths around Eating disorders and disordered eating. Myth 1: Unfortunately what is often portrayed in the media … Continue reading What is Disordered Eating?

diet recovery coach

So you just ate 1 Litre of Ben and Jerry’s in under three minutes? Understanding why we Binge

Our eating habits are not black and white, nor are they linear they sit on a spectrum from a healthy relationship with food and normal eating patterns all the way to the other end of the spectrum for diagnosed eating disorders. The good news is we are slowly starting to talk about the impact of disordered eating, the bad news is from my experience working … Continue reading So you just ate 1 Litre of Ben and Jerry’s in under three minutes? Understanding why we Binge

diet-recovery coach

I don’t have abs, does that mean I am not a good Personal Trainer?

This is a question that has been going around in the online circles I hang out, Does a personal trainer need to look the part? It has also been on my mind since the recent Brittney Dawn scandal, which if you haven’t been following you can catch up here, but basically, she scammed a whole bunch of clients. She is a fitness infleunce with tons … Continue reading I don’t have abs, does that mean I am not a good Personal Trainer?

relationship with body

Are you a Fit-Pro who is worried about your Client’s relationship with their body?

Working in a gym and I often hear the conversations about shredding, bulking, leaning up and cutting daily. Clients and trainers talk about food, diets, calories, macros, weight and restriction constantly. Trainers and clients celebrate dramatic weight loss without a question of how or why. High fives are given for double sessions and smash and grab training, reinforcing the idea that clients need to be … Continue reading Are you a Fit-Pro who is worried about your Client’s relationship with their body?