Weight Loss

What Is All The Fuss About 10,000 Steps A Day

10k steps a day


Fitness watches, smart watches and apps are all the rage at the moment with new ones appearing on the market all the time.  Most of you may know that the recommended daily number of steps is 10,000, but why should you brave the weather, get out of your chair and stride those pavements, just to hit that 10k target?
Health Benefits To reduce your risk of a stroke, getting diabetes or heart disease, it is recommended that we all do 150 accumulative minutes of moderate exercise a week, which equates to 30 minutes each week day.  10,000 steps a day has been calculated to equate to 30 minutes moderate exercise a day, helping you to hit your target

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Losing Weight Without Counting Calories

portion sizes


Counting calories, sins, or food colours, has been a popular way to lose or maintain weight for years, but making sure you eat a well balanced diet can be so much easier than that, just by using your hand.
Protein Aim to eat one palm sized portion of food with every meal to feel satisfied, stay fuller for longer, build lean muscle, help the body repair and maintain a steady blood sugar level.  Good sources of protein  are - poultry, lean red meat, eggs, lot & low sugar yoghurt, cottage cheese, low fat milk, salmon and shell fish, as well as soy based products and nuts for vegans and vegetarians.

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Which Diet Is Best?

low-carb-diet


With a wide range of diets out there, it is hard to know which diet is best.  Today we are going to look at the most popular ones

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