Tag: personal training newcastle

What happens when you go on a diet?

When you go on a diet, i.e. a calorie-restricted diet or a low-carb or low-fat diet, you will inevitably: Lose muscle tissue and water stored in the muscles – muscle burns 70 times more calories than fat so when you lose weight, you lose muscle and fat – when you put the weight back on, […]

And You Think Your Daily Bread Is Healthy

(The views expressed in this blog post are purely my own and are not copied from another source). OK, I ate a sandwich the other day – don’t tell me off! I don’t tend to eat many sandwiches these days. However, it was a banana sandwich so that was healthy, right? Especially as it was […]

Ladies: So You Want To Lose Weight?

(The comments and views in this post are my own and not copied in any way, shape or form.) January is a classic time to start a new health and fitness regime but the problem is that you get inundated with the latest fad diets, the fantastic ‘no joining fee’ offer from the local gym […]

50 Shocking facts about diet and exercise; Channel 5

After watching this programme, the instant reaction of a lot of people was that of sensationalism and scaremongering by the documentary contributors. However, most of it (if not all) was not to scare you but to educate you in what you are eating, drinking, breathing etc. This is my take on the programme – I’ve […]

Genuine Weight Loss Guide For Women – 10 Things To Avoid

10 Things You MUST Avoid If you address these 10 issues, you are much more likely to lose or manage your weight effectively. Dieting and Diet Magazines – never go on a diet and avoid reading diet magazines. Obesity Additives – have you heard of obesity additives? They are in so many so called ‘healthy’ […]

Breathing – Are You Breathing To Extend Your Life?

Breathing Pulmonary or lung function might be used to predict your general health and how long you will live, according to a study reported in PubMed.gov by the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, New York. It is therefore sensible to analyse how you breathe and use your lungs, and consider whether chest breathing, […]