Fat Loss

What does day one of a cut really look like?

January 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

My January cut officially began this morning. I got off to a reasonable start by remembering to drink a pint of water, pop a green tea pill and a Theatrim tablet. Things that didn’t go so well: I was supposed to have breakfast 20 minutes after drinking the water and [...]

How Many Calories Should I Eat When Dieting?

January 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Why Do Calories Matter? Calories are just our way of estimating the amount of energy we get from eating. We also use them as a measure of how much energy the body uses up just existing, as well as what we use during exercise. Our body uses calories keeping our muscles [...]

How (and why) to take body measurements when dieting

December 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Why bother with measurements? It is easy to assume that you can just cut out a few Christmas indulgences, hit some extra gym sessions and your unwanted weight will drop off. However, this is often NOT the case. In fact, it is possible (and common) for people to lose weight [...]

Your January diet, done properly

December 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

If you are anything like me then December has been a heavy month. I have over indulged in cake, cheese, pizza, chocolate, desserts, lasagne and more cake. In fact, I have put on about 2.5 kg in the last six weeks, so January is going to be the month I get back on track. I [...]

PAGG Stack for Fat Loss Test and Review

July 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Having tried various fat burners without feeling like I was having much success, I decided to try the PAGG Stack combined with Cissus Quadrangularis, designed by Tim Ferriss. A stack is a collection of supplements that you combine to use at once. The PAGG part refers to [...]

Counting Calories

May 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Counting calories is one of those divisive issues in the fitness world. Some people swear by it, others think that it is unhelpful, time consuming obsessive behaviour. In reality, it is a tool like any other. Counting calories becomes most useful when you hit a plateau, or [...]

Alphamine test and review (Fruit Punch flavour)

May 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

Alphamine is a thermogenic fat loss supplement from PES. Its purpose is to boost your metabolism throughout the day so that you burn off more calories (ideally fat). It comes in a powder form, rather than the more normal tablets. Although they try to sell this as an [...]