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Self Doubt, Bunions and Party Tricks

5th February 2018

I haven’t lost the plot but you can be forgiven for thinking so with a title like that! So you might be wondering what do these three things have in common. The answer is quite simply that they all made me feel like I wasn’t good enough, they almost stopped me in my tracks and held me back from doing something I felt passionate about.

Why I Sleep In My Gym Gear…Occasionally

2nd January 2018

Having had a brilliant Crimbo with a little extra sprinkling of sugar, lots of late nights and cheese with just about everything, I’m now back to business as usual and following my healthy Fitter Food principles.

The One Resolution You Need To Make For Me

31st December 2017

The last year hasn’t been the easiest at times as so many people I love and care about had their lives negatively effected by chronic disease and despite having brilliant medical care, it just wasn’t enough.

URGENT: Avoid Buying THIS on Black Friday

23rd November 2017

Black Friday is upon us and this year the hype is strong. I’m guilty of participation and have my eyes on a decent set of running trainers. There are certainly some bargains to be had but before you open your wallet it's important to know there's ONE thing I strongly suggest you don't splash your cash on today, as it's likely to land you in hot water at some point.

Addicted to Social Media?

23rd August 2017

We all know alcohol, smoking, sugar have the potential to be addictive but social media, emails and work aren't really much different. Our brain surges with dopamine when we head online and if there's nothing exciting we go on the hunt for interaction and information.The problem here is that we're often missing out on being in the moment. Precious time can fly by as you keep your brain excessively busy.

How to Blitz a Smarter Smoothie

10th July 2017

Here at Fitter Food we've shared a tonne of awesome smoothie recipes, both on our website, in our books as well as in our dedicated smashing smoothie eBook. Here are a few tips and tricks to make sure your smoothie works for your health and fitness goals.

Stuck In Health Rut? Three Steps To Freedom

9th November 2016

Stuck in a health rut? Typically this kind of rut involves a degree of excessiveness or poor choices regarding food, alcohol, caffeine, smoking, exercise, work, recreational drugs and even spending money. Often it's hard to change these habits because they're providing a source of happiness or distraction and at the same time creating a cycle of dependency by squashing the bodies natural sense of motivation and positivity.

9 Steps To Boost Brain Power and Memory

5th June 2016

We’ve been inundated with emails and questions about how to support memory function and inject some life back into our flagging brains. Interestingly, it’s actually our lifestyles that are destroying our ability to remember where we left our keys, if we switched off the oven and what our pin number is. There are so many things you do across your day to support cognitive function, many of which will also lower your risk of most chronic diseases, help you lose weight and perform better.

#FitterFriday Fat Loss Circuit [No Gym Needed]

6th May 2016

This weekend make it your mission to smash this awesome fat loss workout! This circuit is designed to target every muscle in the body, giving you an awesome calorie burn, taking your cardio fitness up a gear and keeping your metabolism boosted for up to 24 hours afterwards. Best of all it'll take you less than 20 minutes. I like to use outdoor bodyweight training as the perfect complement to my heavy lifting gym sessions. Give it a try!

Conquer Your Carb Phobia: Our Top 5 Tips

6th May 2016

Most people interested in health and fitness right now have their own journey with macronutrients. Paleo and the Atkins revolution opened up our eyes to the notion that perhaps fat wasn't the enemy after all but rather carbs including  bread, rice, pasta and potatoes were causing our waistlines to expand and spill over our jeans in true muffin top style. Of course this is a hugely simplified version of events and it's clear that the goal with any macros is simply finding your sweet spot. However, gaining back your confidence eating carbs again after a low carb diet can be tricky business and is often fraught with fears of weight gain.

8 Steps To A Better Night’s Sleep

18th March 2016

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 ???

Female Hormones – The Menstrual Cycle and Natural Contraception

15th February 2016

Us ladies are a little more complicated than the fellas when it comes to having healthy hormones as the female hormone cycle during fertile years is geared towards reproduction. Optimal amounts of certain hormones are required at different times across the month to ensure the maturation and release of an egg occurs from the ovaries and that a pregnancy can be supported sufficiently should it take place. A number of hormones need to synchronise and a delicate balance must be maintained across the 28 days to ensure these necessary biological changes can take place.

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