Trying to lose weight? Don’t be deceived by the term ‘juice fast’… Considering a glass or bottle of cold-pressed juice can contain up to 1,000 kJ – a juice cleanse won’t necessarily cause rapid weight loss. “People on juice diets might be having litres of juice in a day…it’s a little ridiculous,” says WH&F dietitian […]

Diets To Lose Weight

Trick up your workout with these simple techniques to burn more fat at the gym.      1. Aim for 3-7 repsTo boost metabolism, you want fewer reps with heavier weights according to the Norwegian University of Sport and Physical Education. To maximise calorie burn after your workout (a.k.a. excess post-exercise oxygen consumption or EPOC), […]

Diets To Lose Weight

Want to achieve that ‘shredded’ look? It usually requires an increase in muscle mass and a descrease in body fat. Increased muscle mass (i.e. size, width and volume of your muscle fibres) will help your muscles become more visible beneath body fat; however, significant mass is not always necessary for improved tone. According to exercise […]

Diets To Lose Weight

Can you beat age-related weight gain? We asked the experts for their diet and exercise tips for women in their 30s, 40s and 50s.  What is the ‘middle age spread’? The term ‘middle-age spread’ has been etched into ageing lore, yet unflattering connotations ignore the naturalness of physiological change. Expecting to weigh the same at […]

Diets To Lose Weight

Matcha powder helps boost metabolism and the body’s ability to burn fat. So how can we incorporate it into our diets? What is it?  Powdered green tea. Unlike many ingredients with weight loss claims, green tea won’t overstimulate the adrenal glands. How to use it:  Try green tea as a smoothie base or drink it […]

Diets To Lose Weight

  Keep your energy levels up throughout the day with Sheena-Lauren ‘s Warrior Recipes.   Chocolate protein and coconut porridge BEST FOR: A mini boost before an end-of-day workout or if you need something in your tummy pre-early morning workout. (Sheena-Lauren recommends fasted morning workouts, but if you can’t fathom powering through without something to […]

Diets To Lose Weight

  From recovery sessions to food intolerances, trainer and IsoWhey sports ambassador Alexa Towersey shares her top five tips for fat loss.   1. Complete a lifestyle diary This includes what you eat, when you go to bed, how often you go to the bathroom and how much water you drink. This will make you […]

Diets To Lose Weight

    They say the last two kilograms are the hardest to lose, but we’ve found a loophole. STEP 1.   Calculate your baseline Basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the number of calories you’d burn per day if you were to lie in bed 24/7. It’s based on various factors including your height, age and […]

Diets To Lose Weight