As always in nutrition nothing is straight forward. However, yes this is the principle of fat loss. If you want to lose weight this is what you need to do. However, there are lots of other things that indirectly can affect this principle. Therefore, other factors that matter! This post will be too long toContinue reading “Is it only about calories?”
Tag Archives: NEAT
Let me explain. Once upon time I was mum of a little girl and all I did was make sure she ate right, slept enough, had nice clothes and was happy. This is called being a mum, right? So wrong. I forgot to do all those things for myself. Fast forward some years and IContinue reading “Who selfish?”
We know the reasons we should cardio Better heart health, mood, energy, sleep, healthier skin etc the list goes on. I want to talk about the most underrated exercise, WALKING! Cardio is any exercise that brings up your heart rate. You don’t have to go do a spin class and run for miles to getContinue reading
We’ve done NEAT so let’s cover EAT EAT – Exercise activity thermogenesis – around 5-10% of our daily calories are burned from EAT ( In yesterday’s post I referred to it as EEE but same same) This is our planned exercise. I think this should be changed to additional workouts. Running or jogging is aContinue reading “EAT”
Total Daily Energy Expenditure – TDEE
Understand this for fat loss! This is why I bang on about NEAT all the time for fat loss goals. Next to our BMR this is where we burn most of our calories throughout the day. If you do a body pump class and then sit on your bum all day you are not doingContinue reading “Total Daily Energy Expenditure – TDEE”
Steps!! The main part of our activity. This is most likely (unless you are an athlete and train 6 hours a day) where most of your energy expenditure/calories burnt (aside from your body just staying alive and function) will come from. We need to increase them. Why do you hear 10,000 steps as a targetContinue reading “Steps!”
Week 2 – Activity
Yes! This is my week! If you last week was a habit you already had but you know you could move more then jump into the challenge here! Some of you may be smashing your steps and workouts already. That’s great 😀 This is for those of you who need more focus, to challenge yourselfContinue reading “Week 2 – Activity”
How Are Our Hormones Really Affecting Our Fat Loss Goals?
I want to tackle two areas in this article. The first is, are our hormones making us gain weight? We have all said or at least know someone who has said that our contraceptive method has made us fat. Here is the harsh truth that I know many will not want to hear. Only consumingContinue reading “How Are Our Hormones Really Affecting Our Fat Loss Goals?”
What Are Your Non-Negotiables?
Non-negotiable meaning – not open to discussion When you start to think about implementing changes that will help improve your health or achieve your goals, I believe you should have these non-negotiables. This mean that unless something happens out of your control you will do these non-negotiables and eventually, they will become fixed into yourContinue reading “What Are Your Non-Negotiables?”