Protein problem?

Protein problem?

Is protein really bad for your kidneys? Switch Gym’s Chris Patch investigates. As you may well know, we are very keen on Protein and making sure that people are getting enough of it. So when this headline hit, I needed to investigate it.  As a type 1 Diabetic, my...
Core Strengths

Core Strengths

So if ab exercises are of very little use (unless you have managed to strip fat down first), why do we still see people doing planks and other exercises? In one word CORE,  The “core muscles,”  are the muscles responsible for giving us strength and...
The truth about abs…

The truth about abs…

You can do hours and hours of ab circuits but the harsh reality is if you’re not lean enough then you simply won’t see them. This is where the phrase ‘abs are made in the kitchen’ comes from. Unfortunately spot reducing fat isn’t possible...
Supermarket on an empty stomach…

Supermarket on an empty stomach…

This may seem like a bit of a joke, but it really is very good advice. Going shopping at the end of a long day when you’re hungry is a recipe for disaster (excuse the pun). All the foods that you should consume in moderation suddenly look even better. The ready to...
Fat-loss exercise?

Fat-loss exercise?

What’s the best exercise for fat loss? We get asked this all the time and the simple answer is, there isn’t one! The important thing to remember is that to lose fat you need to be in a calorie deficit. This is where you consume less calories than you burn, and is...
Diabetes

Diabetes

I have Diabetes. I don’t often tell people that. Not because I am ashamed of it or because I did something wrong with my lifestyle to deserve it. It is more that it is just easier not to tell people. Very few people really understand the disease and, what is...

Pin It on Pinterest