Good habits and perseverance are the keys to success in life

You know those lists of ‘things successful people do’ that are ALL over the internet and clogging up your Facebook feed? They usually include something about building good habits, and the older I get the more convinced I am that…
Healthy eating tips: How NOT to make a pig of yourself in Europe

Having just spent the last few months travelling through Europe I feel like I’m pretty well qualified by now to provide some healthy eating tips if you’re planning a holiday and worried about gaining weight. Think of Europe and what…
Weight loss myth-busting: how to REALLY reduce belly fat

If you surf the net in search of weight loss tips, you’ll no doubt have seen dozens of ads and/or links for weight loss articles offering you ‘top tips to reduce belly fat!!’, or ‘5 ways to lose fat from…
Is self-belief the key to weight loss success?

Do you believe you deserve to lose weight? In conversation recently I was asked, by a man, why it is that some people (usually men but not always) can eat huge amounts of food and not gain weight, whereas the…
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…