Category Archives : Exercise

2 Easy Weight Loss Tips

The other day I was asked to give 2 easy weight loss tips that would work for anyone. This was a great question, because there’s a great advantage in concentrating on just 2 things, because it keeps your plan very simple, which prevents you feeling overwhelmed. My Uber Slim clients get strong encouragement from me to do […]

Does Running Burn Belly Fat?

When someone is trying to lose weight they might reach for their running shoes to go for a run or jog, but does running burn belly fat, or any other excess body fat for that matter? To discover the answer we need to look at the body’s response to running. What Happens When You Run? […]

How To Reduce Body Fat – 3 Vital Steps to Take

When people talk about losing weight, what they really mean is they want to lose excess body fat. However some people go on a starvation diet and really deprive themselves. They can lose up 7lb in a week, BUT little of that is actually fat! When you concentrate on losing weight rather than fat you […]

Too Fat To Exercise

“I’m too fat to exercise!” was the response I got, when I included exercise in my advice to a friend who wanted to lose weight. I had to laugh, because this simply wasn’t true. This lovely lady can walk, so that means she can exercise. Exercise doesn’t have to mean going for a run or […]

1 Simple Way To Lose Weight

The easiest way to get healthier, and a simple way to lose weight, is simply to move around a bit more, and the easiest way to do this is to walk a bit more than you do now. The small populations of hunter gatherers that still exist walk about 6-10km/day. If you measured that on […]

Is Your Chair Killing You?

How many hours would you guess that you sit on your backside? Studies have been done showing that the average person, living in a Western country, spends about 12 hours of their waking time sat down. A lot of this time is made up of being sat down at work and then sat down at […]

How To Start Exercising

“I have no time to exercise!” “I hate exercise!” “Even the thought of exercise feels like hard work, let alone doing it!” These are just a few of the more polite things one of my clients had to say to me about exercise. However, she also recognised that it was only by doing some that […]

Exercising But Not Losing Weight?

If you’re exercising and not losing weight, chances are you’re doing the wrong sort of exercise for effective weight loss. Some years ago researchers in Canada took two groups of people and gave them two different exercise programs to follow. The first group had the conventional “fat burning” type of exercise and they had to […]

Easy Way to Slash Your Chance of Getting Cancer

If you are like a lot of people you might have a little worry in the back of your mind about getting cancer. Apparently 1 in 3 in the UK gets some sort of cancer during their lifetime so it’s a reasonable concern. Figures are very similar for most western countries. Are there things you […]

I’ll Start Exercising When I’ve Got Some Energy

One of my patients said this to me today. In fact a lot of my patients complain that they have very little energy. They also know that if they did some regular exercise they would have more energy. Some people choose to wait for the energy to arrive first. This puts them into a catch […]