When it comes to your health, you can never be too careful. Many things contribute to a balanced, healthy lifestyle, such as nutritious food, quality sleep and regular exercise. For a lot of people, a lack of time, other health issues and various lifestyle factors can mean that their fitness levels can suffer. In the […]
This topic came up again in a recent article published by the BBC about a population of people who are apparently ‘hard-wired’ to store fat. The idea might be an alluring one for some, but there is more complexity to it than simply blaming the genes we inherited from our parents. The BBC […]
How, what, when and why we eat is largely dictated by our environment in response to particular triggers. Given that most of our behaviour is habit-based, the obstacles we often face when it comes to weight loss goals are always linked to our habits. What are the most common obstacles to weight loss? 1. Emotional Habits are […]
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ultimate Performance (@upfitnesslive) Just no. Words do not hurt your body. Your bad habits and decisions hurt your body. Being classified as “obese” might hurt your feelings, but you should see this alleged negative as a positive. You need a kick up the backside to change […]
Want to know the truth about “stubborn fat”? It’s not really stubborn fat at all, you just haven’t committed to the right approach for long enough to get rid of it. I have heard many clients talk about it over the years, and the exchange often goes a little like this… Client: “I just want […]
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