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Why Eating Carbs In The Evening WON’T Make You Fat

Ever hear the advice: “Don’t eat carbs after 6pm because your body will just store them as fat!” Simple right? WRONG. I hear this banded around all the time and to be blunt, it’s getting a bit blooming boring. You don’t need to avoid carbs after 6pm to lose body fat. In fact you don’t necessarily need to avoid carbs at any time of day in order to lose body fat.

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Treat Yourself To Some DIY Nutritional Therapy

I recently posted in our membership site Fitter 365 about the importance of individuality when it comes to your nutrition and training. We can all be guilty at times of constantly comparing ourselves; our physique, our training achievements, the ‘cleanness’ of our eating regimes, the number of steps we’ve taken and it can all get a bit out of hand. Changes you once felt proud of suddenly don’t seem enough and you’re racked with guilt about not putting in enough time, effort and energy. You need to try harder!

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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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3 Things That Got Me Through The Most Stressful Week

This week is certainly up there as one of the most stressful I’ve had all year. The deadline to get our book to the printers is this Friday. With recipe testing, editing, referencing, macronutrient information and image design to finish, my ‘to do’ list went way beyond overwhelming at times. Running a business I’ve been here before and luckily I’ve made time to develop coping mechanisms that enable me to nail these projects without letting my health suffer in the process. I thought I would share with you 3 things that really helped me over the last few days when the going got really tough.

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The Most Effective Fat Loss Strategy Starts Here

At Fitter Food we’ve been in the industry a good few years now and had the opportunity to work with thousands of individuals both in person and online. We have helped people of all shapes and sizes with very different starting points, different goals and barriers to progress. This experience has allowed us to develop different strategies and approaches to ensure people get results, however, they all have one thing in common and start in the same place.

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5 Hassle Free Steps To Burn More Fat

It’s no secret that here at Fitter Food we prefer the simple life, we don’t like to cause ourselves unnecessary stress and overcomplicate things. This applies to our training, nutrition and lifestyle choices. Often this approach to fat loss may fall on deaf ears because many people believe fat loss can’t be simple and needs to involve complicated formula’s and fancy products to get results.

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Expert Interview: Dr Tommy Wood

This week we interview Dr. Tommy Wood, he’s a strength and conditioning coach (so he lifts!), he’s also a brainy fella; after studying medicine at Oxford University he went on to work as a doctor in central London for two years. He’s now completing a PhD in Norway researching neonatal brain metabolism. Tommy is also the Chief Scientific Officer for the Physicians and Ancestral Health Society and lectures across the globe on nutrition, lifestyle and chronic diseases.

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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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Farting and Gut Guide

10 Foods To Help You Lose Weight & Feel Awesome

So, with this title you might be thinking that I’m going to suggest green tea (ramps up metabolism), celery (more calories to digest than it contains), coconut oil (it’s fat burning y’know) and as much as I’d like to believe dipping celery into a bulletproof green tea might help your waistline, I’m yet to find anyone to do this on a daily basis, but feel free to give it a go. In actual fact, the foods I’m about to recommend have a more indirect effect on your body composition, mood, energy and vitality by feeding your gut flora.

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