Weight Loss

  • Exercising for weight loss – what you need to know

    Exercising for weight loss – what you need to know

    11 October 2020

    Not getting the results you want despite exercising regularly? Make sure you’re doing enough and working at the right intensity. Here are some useful guidelines. Many people who exercise regularly don’t always get the results they want – usually, because…

  • Eat to beat stress

    Eat to beat stress

    3 October 2020

    We’ve all been there – you’ve had a stressful day and before you know it out comes the wine and the chocolate. Turning to food to cope with stressful situations in our lives is a common pattern for many. To…

  • Why small dietary changes can help you lose weight

    Why small dietary changes can help you lose weight

    30 September 2020

    Trying to lose weight but can’t make your resolutions stick? Dump the quick-fix diet and achieve permanent change by taking baby steps instead. Words: Liz Hollis  Slashing food intake to 800 calories a day, fasting twice a week or an…

  • Identify your motive for losing weight

    Identify your motive for losing weight

    22 September 2020

    Motivational coach Martin Kelly, a regular WF contributor, transformed his health by losing over 25kg of fat eight years ago and has kept the weight off. He shares his top motivational tips on losing weight and how to stay focused.…

  • Five reasons you’re craving sugar

    Five reasons you’re craving sugar

    15 September 2020

    Reaching for the sugar regularly can be a telling sign of certain behaviours and bodily needs that may need addressing, according to Dr Rachel Evans – a psychologist in eating disorder recovery. Here’s why you could be craving sugar and…

  • Five signs you might be dehydrated

    Five signs you might be dehydrated

    9 September 2020

    How often do you drink water during the day? Recent research, by Actiph Water found that 90 per cent of Brits are not drinking the NHS recommended six to eight glasses of fluids per day, with 20 per cent often…

  • Tone up with indoor cycling

    Tone up with indoor cycling

    8 September 2020

    When we think about toning and sculpting our lower body, we usually go for squats, lunges, and maybe a Pilates class. But have you ever considered the benefits of indoor cycling for amazing results? Indoor cycling is perfect for you…

  • How to eat and train for your body shape

    How to eat and train for your body shape

    30 August 2020

    Rachael Attard is a certified personal trainer and nutritionist and founder of the Lean Legs Program and the Body Type Quiz. Her mission is to empower women, help them feel good in their skin, and fall in love with exercise…

  • The truth about crash diets

    The truth about crash diets

    24 August 2020

    If you’ve resorted to extreme crash diets in the past, does that make it harder to lose weight this time round? Emma Brown, nutritionist from Nutracheck has the answer. Maybe you’ve been on the diet roller coaster before where you’ve…

  • Back in the gym after lockdown

    Back in the gym after lockdown

    11 August 2020

    Heading back to the gym to regain your fitness? Get the most from your workouts and ditch a few pounds while keeping yourself safe.  Do you feel a bit heavier during lockdown? You’re not alone. A survey commissioned by SlimFast…