Natural foods contain incredible fat burning properties if you know how and when to use them in your cooking. Lemon, ginger, caffeine, onions, garlic, coriander-the list goes on of readily available blubber-burning ingredients all around us. The only supplement you really need is a high quality vitamin and mineral.
'New Year new you' really is such a superannuated catchphrase, such a yawn inducing cliché that I was inspired to use it as an icebreaker here-if only ironically.
In a world obsessed with Winners and Losers, only a progressive weight training regime will improve your shape and give you that Hollywood-style tight biceps and buns.
No civilized society would tolerate a parent giving its child drugs or cigarettes or alcohol so really what's the difference? However, like drugs every mouthful of this synthetic rubbish people are fooled into thinking is food, contains a handful of chemicals that are at best going to raise 'bad' cholesterol levels, increase diabetes risk, lower immunity, and damage DNA.
This is indeed a powerful lesson as we reflect how many people willingly head towards pain and suffering to avoid boredom. They will eat too much, get drunk, take drugs, behave violently or abusively, in fact indulge any impulse-no matter how self-destructive-to avoid or alleviate the emptiness of boredom.
There's a new body image disorder in town and this one's for men. It's called "bigorexia," it refers to a victim's compulsive need to bulk up, no matter how fit and muscular he is. According to an official at the Adler School of Professional Psychology, as many as 45 percent of men are dissatisfied with their body image, and a number of them may be dealing with bigorexia.
Unless you eat the right types of food and manage your consumption of fat and sugar, any efforts you make to lose weight are likely to prove fruitless. Consider the following ways in which a carefully constructed diet can contribute towards that desirable a six pack.
Alkalising diets, muscle building menus and detoxifying eating regimes are all things I get asked about on a daily basis nowadays. Everyone seems so confused or at least uncertain as to where the right path to healthy eating really lies. If you workout the need for good nutrition is more than twice as important.
I'm not emotionally ready to sign up with a new personal trainer, so I've been checking out apps, technology, and other forms of professional support that might help get me motivated and keep my gym regime on track.
The TOWIE fellas have scrapped the 'no carbs before Marbs' diet plan in favour of Men's Health six-week, six-pack challenge