I don't know about you but I really, and I mean really, need my sleep. If I don't get enough I get grumpy. How many hours of sleep do you get on average each night? For me it ranges between about 6-7 hours I guess. The recommended average is 8 hours but everyone is different. … Continue reading Why you need a good nights sleep
Well I haven't posted for a few days and there's two reasons for this. Firstly I haven't felt too great and secondly I don't want to bore you with my drivel about day in day out routine, so I will post when I (think) I have something a little more interesting to share with you. … Continue reading Day 37 – a very peculiar day
Firstly what does it mean? High intensity Interval Training. It’s one of the latest names out there in the fitness industry and is becoming increasingly popular when it comes to burning fat, build strength and increase endurance. Essentially low to moderate exercise intervals are alternated with high intensity intervals and can be applied to many … Continue reading What is a HIIT workout?
So 31 days into CLC and what's changed? Well actually quite a lot.... Habit Changes No caffeine for, well I've forgotten how many weeks now, that's a good thing huh? It must be at least 6 weeks. No caffeine means no Diet Coke so a double whammy. Diet Coke was my only source of caffeine … Continue reading Day 31 – Reflection …
Since starting on my journey most days include either half or a full avocado. I have fallen in love with this rocket filled veg (actually its a fruit!) yet as a child growing up in the 70s and 80s they were viewed as the dieters nemesis. So just how healthy are these little brown (or … Continue reading Just how amazing is avocado?
Having now got through the magic one-month barrier of no caffeine in my diet I wanted to reflect on how I feel different. People usually associate caffeine consumption with drinking coffee. For me my caffeine addiction came in the form of Diet Coke. Caffeine is not necessarily a bad thing if drunk in moderation, in fact … Continue reading Can you be a caffeine killer?
"Quinoa" (pronounced keen-wah, darling!) in recent years has become the new kid on the block when it comes to super foods. It is a wheat free alternative to starchy grains such as rice and is packed with protein, containing all 9 essential amino-acids. The popularity of quinoa has increased in recent years as consumers have realised its … Continue reading What’s Quinoa?