Month: March 2014

If you’re asking if fruit juice constitutes ‘good for you’ then my answer would be, ‘it depends’. People very often grossly underestimate how many calories they get from drinks.  How many calories full stop, but milk, juice, soft drinks, sports drinks and alcohol are all implicated. The real question is whether or not the nutritional […]

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How often you should exercise is a question everyone faces when it comes to training, and it’s an important one. The answer, as it often is, is ‘it depends’. We are all completely different and we need to find out what works best for us given where we’re at and what our goals require of […]

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The issue of cardio has become a hotly debated area in recent times.  It’s becoming increasingly confusing.  Should we, shouldn’t we, how much should or shouldn’t we?  Traditional steady state cardio has had some bad press in recent times with everyone turning to interval training, but is this an entirely warranted shift? People generally do […]

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Right. Here’s the good news. When it comes to training frequency, more is not necessarily better. How many times per week you exercise is dependent on various factors, such as your goals, nutritional status and training history, not to mention practical things such as the time you have available. For non-specific fitness goals where it’s […]

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We’ve all heard the phrase ‘the scales don’t tell you the truth, they lie’.  It’s actually not true.  The scales don’t lie, that number you that can see between your feet is accurate.  It’s true of the BMI index also, that doesn’t lie either, the number you are given is accurate, assuming that you got […]

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