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5 Reasons Women Struggle To Lose Weight

In my last blog I discussed how men tend to approach nutrition and whilst they have their “commandments” and attachments to condiments they’re generally speaking a little more laid back about the role nutrition plays in their health. Us ladies on the other hand are pro’s at making this a full time business alongside other demanding roles in our lives, like having a career, being a mother, sister, friend, etc. I’ve been totally guilty of this myself in the past, if you bring on the detail I will over analyse, overwhelm, over Google and overthink all of it!

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8 Steps To A Better Night’s Sleep

No matter what your health or performance goal getting enough sleep is a top priority. It’s essential to support fat loss, exercise recovery, immune health, muscle mass and detoxification. In honour of World Sleep Day we thought we would share our top tips for securing a good nights sleep.

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Fitter Girls Guide To The Contraceptive Pill

A topic we discuss regularly is hormone health, particularly in Fitter 365 our membership group. Some of the latest content has provoked some interesting discussions about hormone supplementation with many members asking about the health implications, side effects and how they could support themselves more nutritionally. This blog series will get you up to speed on female hormone therapy, kicking off with the contraceptive pill.

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Fitter Food Radio – Episode 63

Keris and Matt answer listener questions including High Intensity Interval Training versus steady state cardio and what to do if you find yourself gaining body fat despite eating cleaner and training more frequently.

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Fitter Food Radio – Episode 62

This week Matt and Keris interview Laura Thomas of Healthy Sugar Habits about battling sugar addiction, orthorexia and regaining control over your relationship with sugar.

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5 Tips To Avoid The Festive Flab

Probably one of the most popular questions we come across this time of year is how to have your Xmas cake and eat it without piling on the pounds. This is completely understandable as there’s so much more temptation around the festive period, a greater desire to let your hair down, not to mentioned some added stressors to cope with as we tackle the xmas shopping in the gloomy, wet weather etc, etc.  One thing to emphasis here is that we are just like you. We have a few more treats than we usually do around December, crave comfort foods with the darker mornings and shorter days and it is Christmas after all!

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Fitter Food Radio – Episode 61

This week Keris and Matt interview Dr. Michael Ruscio a doctor, researcher and author who practices Functional Medicine with an emphasis on natural and nutritional solutions. Dr Ruscio discusses the latest research on the gut microbiome, how gut issues maybe associated with thyroid dysfunction and some common digestive disorders including small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.

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Four Easy Stress Recovery Steps

It’s been a pretty busy couple of months at Fitter Food headquarters (aka Matt’s teenage bedroom since we moved back in with his Mum). We’ve been running on adrenalin, coffee and Quest bars for a few weeks to make sure our book is ready for Christmas and we also ran our final Fitter Food Academy this weekend.  We are fully aware of the damaging effects chronic stress has on our body, so now our biggest projects are done and dusted it’s time for both of us to thank our bodies for powering us through and invest back a little TLC.

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Fighting Colds & Flu: Let Food Be Thy Medicine

The season of snot is upon us and as the nights get darker and the weather is getting colder, many of us have already experienced that familiar tickle in throat, headache or runny nose that signals a cold is threatening. Before you reach for any high street cold and flu remedies or paracetamol try boosting up your own natural defence systems with these superfoods that will help keep the colds at bay all winter.

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Listen again to episode 54 of Fitter Food Radio

Fitter Food Radio – Episode 54

This week Keris and Matt interview Lucy Rocco, founder of www.soberistas.com. Soberistas is an online community for anyone who wants help to stop drinking, providing a safe and secure space where people can offer one another support for problem drinking.

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