My Top Tips

Psychological Change

Psychological Change

The first things that often comes to our minds when we decide that we want to lose weight is always: What do I need to stop eating or start eating? How many calories should I consume? What exercise do I need to incorporate to help me lose weight? As important as all of the above physical Read More
Lifestyle Change

Lifestyle Change

Decide on the changes you will make to your eating habits, remember to make realistic changes you can live with, eat more fruit and veg, learn to unlearn old habits and introduce new healthy ones. Eat healthy six days a week and cheat one day. Joy Bauer in her book entitled The Joy Fit Club stateRead More
Weigh yourself at least once every week

Weigh yourself at least once every week

Weigh yourself at least once every week. Invest in a good reliable digital scale. I recommend a set of Weight Watchers scales. Keep a log of your weight loss to monitor your progress. As well as weighing yourself weekly, take body measurements using a tape measure and measure your waist, bust, chestRead More
Keep yourself hydrated

Keep yourself hydrated

Keep yourself hydrated as most people usually confuse thirst with hunger. Swap fizzy drinks and juices for water. Research has shown that it is advisable to drink at least eight glasses of water every day. I prefer to buy the 500mls bottle of water and take regular sips throughout the day; I usuallyRead More
Take-aways

Take-aways

Take-away foods are very high in fat, sugar and salt so limit them to once a week, and eat a home cooked meal at least six days a week. Save take-aways for your cheat days. If it is not your cheat day, then opt for the children’s meals, or share the meal. Eat more fruit and veg as they are low inRead More
Above all – Keep your journey exciting

Above all – Keep your journey exciting

Keep your journey interesting; one of the reasons most people give up on their weight loss journey is because they soon get bored. Keep your weight loss journey interesting by trying out new healthy recipes the whole family can enjoy. Be adventurous and creative too. Create new healthy recipes; creaRead More