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Everyone should be doing strength training and here are the reasons why

While the words strength training might conjure up images of heavily-muscled body builders, lifting weights in the gym, the truth is, this is a very narrow part of what strength training actually is. Before delving too deep into what strength training is, however, it is important to know why everyone should be including it as

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How the menstrual cycle affects weight loss, hunger and exercise

When we look at calorie deficits and tracking weight loss, it’s easy to forget the role that female hormones play. The menstrual cycle normally occurs over four weeks and is driven by two hormones; Oestrogen and Progesterone. During these four weeks, huge changes happen in the female body, which affects everything from energy levels to

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Food Labelling – understanding the nutritional information

When we pick up items of food in the supermarket, it can sometimes be hard to make healthy choices. Do we buy low-fat, or high-protein? What’s the difference between carbohydrates and sugars? What does all that stuff on the back of the pack mean, anyway? The food you eat is divided into two main groups;

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