Be a tortoise….

Be a tortoise….

“It’s SO unfair! My husband/ boyfriend/ brother loses weight at the drop of a hat and I can’t!!”Sound familiar? Unfortunately it’s true. Men lose weight faster than women. Fortunately it doesn’t stay this way and studies done in the UK have shown that after a...
HIIT me!

HIIT me!

A popular ‘buzz term’ in the fitness industry at the moment is HIIT training. High-intensity interval training was founded through research conducted by a Japanese scientist Izumi Tabata. Otherwise known as ‘Tabata’ training, HIIT is a training...
KISS and be happy…..

KISS and be happy…..

In 1960 the U.S Navy developed the ‘K.I.S.S’ principle relative to procedure protocols, manuals and teaching etc. ‘Keep it Simple, Stupid’, ‘Keep it Simple and Straightforward’ or ‘ Keep it Short and Simple (like me)’ is...
‘F’ is for ……

‘F’ is for ……

  Forty. Fat. Frumpy. Frustrated. Oh hell….FFFFFlippin’ OVER IT!! I’d love a dollar every time I hear that it’s so much harder to lose weight after you turn 40. Don’t worry- I’m ‘there’ too! I hear you and I feel your pain. You’re eating well, you’re exercising,...
BLESSED BE THY MOTHER….AND WINE AT 4PM

BLESSED BE THY MOTHER….AND WINE AT 4PM

  “WHAT have you DONE to me?!!! “ was all I could say to him. Apart from this there was silence-LOTS of silence ,during which the brain tried in vain to fathom the fact that I was pregnant. Not just ‘pregnant’ but ‘pregnant with TRIPLETS’. Do you have any idea...