What to really expect when you start losing weight

Weight loss isn’t all beer and skittles. In fact there will be very little beer and very few skittles. It’s weight loss. Duh. Saddle up because this shit is HARD. It’s worth it of course in the end but given…
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…
5 ways to not gain weight on vacation

Whether you’ve successfully lost weight, or you feel like you’re just continuing to put it on, the concept of going on vacation can be stressful. Here are the 5 main ways I intend to not gain weight while on vacation.…
You can’t out-exercise a bad diet

I don’t know who originally coined the phrase “You can’t out-exercise a bad diet”, but sadly, not a truer word was ever spoken. I’m sure many of us have made the mistake of assuming that just because we do a…
Calories in vs calories out: Tried and true, or old hat?

Calorie counting is probably one of the best known methods for losing weight. It’s also been suffering from poor PR in recent years. The ‘calories in vs calories out’ equation has been derided as overly simplistic and controlling. It ‘takes…
How to design your healthy meal plan

If you’ve managed to work your way through the rest of the content on this site, you’ll have gotten the strong impression by now how important planning is to the success of any fat loss mission. There are any number…
Glossary of key weight/fat loss and fitness terms

New to the weight loss world? Confused by all the acronyms and terminology, and annoyed by the assumptions made about your base level of knowledge? Here’s a simple glossary of some of the key weight/fat loss and fitness terms you’re…