‘Why Do You Go Out So Much if You’re A Fitness Professional?’

Of course, I understand where people are coming from when they ask this question. However, I think it’s all too easy to place fitness professionals on a (in my case, arguably somewhat precarious) pedestal. The phrase ‘practice what you preach’ comes to mind: how can I inspire others to be healthy (‘health’; that somewhat ambiguous … Continue reading ‘Why Do You Go Out So Much if You’re A Fitness Professional?’

Unsuccessful Fat Loss

All too often, we (the media, ill-educated ‘fitness professionals’, and probably your favourite health bloggers) target incredibly specific aspects of nutrition, deeming them responsible for ineffective fat loss. Consider the image below: How many times have you heard someone blame one of the above reasons (other than number one) for their inability to lose weight? … Continue reading Unsuccessful Fat Loss

Juice Cleanses, Bone Broths, Skinny Teas: The Myths, Debunked

This morning, our work group chat went offfff. Someone shared an image that had been posted on Instagram, promoting juice cleanses and bone broths as a photoshoot diet strategy. Enough is enough. It’s time to call out the bullsh*t. Firstly, I want to address the issue of social media itself. Our social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, … Continue reading Juice Cleanses, Bone Broths, Skinny Teas: The Myths, Debunked