Healthy Hacks for Very Busy People

  Health is what I live and breath, and yet I don’t have time – no, let’s be clear – I do not care for chia seed puddings, soaking beans overnight, juicing things, or adding a million different ingredients for a meal that takes about 30 seconds to eat. I am too busy for this. […]

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Push Pull for muscle building and fat loss

Since the start of my weight lifting life, in 2009, I have been following the traditional bodybuilding split – a different body part on each workout day. I began by getting good results but over the last 3 years I have found that my progress has plateaued. I am constantly preaching to others that doing […]

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Lifestyle Fat Loss: Week four

The third week of my fat loss plan is when my body started to really respond well. This is now the start of week four and I am definitely feeling leaner and excited for how I will progress. I will not be making any changes moving into week four, and this is for the following […]

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Manage stress, lose fat

When it comes to fat loss what you are doing outside of the gym is possibly a lot more important. You don’t have to be in the gym lifting heavy every day and destroying yourself with HIIT plyometrics. In fact, this could be exactly the reason you are not losing fat.  What is stress? The […]

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Lifestyle fat loss phase: week three

The start of week 3  I am 2 weeks in and my average weight for the second week is 62.4kg. I started out at 62.9kg. It’s not a dramatic weight loss, but you can see from the pictures that visually there is a difference, which will be due to water retention, not necessarily fat loss. […]

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Lifestyle fat loss phase: week two

Last week I started my lifestyle fat loss phase, starting at 62.9kg and 23% body fat. You can see my first progress photos and read more here. Last week I reduced my calories by 150 which I took solely from carbohydrates. I also started a new push pull split workout programme that includes supersets and […]

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Fat Loss: Beat hunger pangs with volume foods

If you are reducing your calories intake – even gradually like myself – you will benefit from adding in volume foods into your diet. What are volume foods? Essentially volume foods are so low in calories that you are able to eat large quantities of them to satisfy your hunger pangs during fat loss – […]

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Lifetsyle fat loss phase: week one

For the last six weeks I have been eating in a calorie surplus to try and help me build muscle. Now I want to reduce fat and see the muscle I have built over this time. I call this a ‘lifestyle’ fat loss phase because I am not prepping for a competition or a photo […]

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