Burning Calories – 40 Tips for Burning Calories in Daily Life (Part 2),

A young couple prepping a meal together. Healthy food for burning calories.

If you want to lose weight, knowing how many calories are going into your body is only half the battle. You also want to know how to shift them. And if you can master burning calories as part of your everyday routine, even better! Understanding Calories and how to torch them This is Part 2 … Read more

Burning Calories – 40 Tips for Burning Calories in Daily Life (Part 1)

A young woman in her kitchen, holding broccoli in one hand and a book in the other, worrying about burning calories.

You want to get in shape and lose a couple of kilos. You’ve started counting the calories going in at meal times, but how do you take them off over the course of the day? Torching Calories the easy way Don’t disappear! Burning calories may be easier than you think, as we explain below. This … Read more

Busting the myths of how best to lose stomach flab

An overweight couple, sitting on a couch, trying to lose stomach flab

Struggling to shift stomach weight? For most of us, the belly is a common place for fat to be stored, and this can be frustrating to someone who’s trying to ditch excess weight. Are you fed up of trying to lose stomach flab without success? No matter how hard you work or crash diet, perhaps … Read more

Do you really want to lose weight?

ciabatta with tomatoes, goat cheese, pate with green peas and radish, top view. Nutritionally balanced to help you lose weight as part of a controlled diet

A personal trainer laments the unstructured quick-fix approach to weight loss Be careful what you wish for… As with most personal trainers a lot of my clients tell me that one of their main goals is to lose weight. So I say to them “how would you feel if you lost 10kg, but you looked the same in the … Read more

Practical and proven ways to lose the ‘pudding’

A blue plate with fried meat and a colourful salad. Perfect for encouraging better eating habits and losing fat

Losing fat is in some ways very simple, just a matter or mathematics. Use more energy than you consume, consistently, and you will burn off fat. But in a lot of other ways it is very complex. In our modern industrialised society we don’t often eat because we are hungry. We eat mainly out of … Read more