Why and how I went wheat free

As you would know if you’re familiar with GI Gen, I’ve been a fan of the wheat free and sugar free style of eating for some time, and Sweet Poison. Sceptics might suggest I’m too easily persuaded by these ‘fad’…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 12 Update

Week 12 already?! How the heck did that happen? I’m in a reflective mood tonight as I roll into the final week of a challenge which has not at all delivered what I had hoped it would, but instead feels…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 11 Update

This will only be a quick update tonight because I’ve just come home from a full day of hiking and I’m pretty tired! This has been another good week, although I didn’t get as much exercise done as I’d wanted…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 10 Update

Hello! It’s Sunday again and the start of Week 10 has rolled around so quickly. That means there’s 3 weeks to go, and I’m feeling pretty good about that. This has been a great week – possibly my best, because…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 9 Update

It’s nice to be able to sit down to write this post, nearly 3/4 of the way through my 12 Week Challenge, and be in a positive frame of mind. It probably helps that I’m sitting in a sunny window…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 8 Update

  I’m going to be straight with you, as I promised I would here. I have very little enthusiasm for writing this blog post this week. Largely because I don’t feel it’s been a very successful week and I’m not…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 7 Update

  Week 7 already! I can’t believe how quickly it’s flown. This has been an interesting week. I know I say that each week, but in this week of my 12 Week Challenge I feel like I’ve learned a really…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 6 Update

This has been a week full of learnings! If you’ve read the Week 5 Update, you’ll remember I started the week full of enthusiasm and feeling fantastic. On Tuesday I did my Week 4 weigh and measure, and was really…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 5 Update

Week 4 has been even better than the previous one, and I feel really positive that as the weeks go on I’m going to tweak and perfect my nutrition and exercise so that by week 12 it’s going to be…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 4 Update

Week 3 review Well, I’m feeling pretty damn pleased with myself right now. Week 3 was a stellar week, certainly in comparison to week 2. This week it’s been reaffirmed for me how true it is that protein really does…