My First Transformation

Early 20s vs early 30sGuess who’s winning? I was never a skinny kid. I was always on the ‘chubby’ side. Of course I’d done loads of things to lose weight, sometimes it worked, most of the times it didn’t. When it worked, it would be a matter of time before I’d pile it back on….

How to cook meat without using high heat or added fats

Did you know that most cuts of meat already have fat in them? You don’t actually need to add anymore. In fact, you can use the endogenous fat content of the meat to cook itself! Next time you buy a cut of chicken/beef/lamb/pork etc, cook it on medium heat on it’s fattiest side. The fat…

Why I avoid cooking with oils & fat

Fat in itself is not inherently ‘bad’. In fact, we need to include fat in our diet to maintain good hormone & neurotransmitter function, as well as cellular integrity. The issue is when oil/butter is heated up, it’s chemical structure starts to change. It goes from being a beneficial part of our diet to a…

The Skinny on Intermittent Fasting; A Series – Part 1

Intermittent fasting, also known as IF is an umbrella term which covers a few different methods of fasting. Lots of studies show that intermittent fasting is generally more effective for fat loss while maintaining muscle and lean tissue than calorie restrictive diets. Over the next few days I’ll go through description of some of the…

Getting into Ketosis before Ramadan may make your fasting experience easier

Getting into Ketosis before Ramadan may make your fasting experience easier. Firstly Ramadan Kareem to all those partaking from Thursday or Friday this week! Ramadan fasting can be challenging. That’s not new. Especially for communities living in the northern hemisphere with longer fasting periods. Fortunately, there are some hacks we can use to help train…

Skin Tags; What Your Body is Trying to Warn You About.

Skin tags are those annoying extra small deposits of skin which just ‘all of a sudden’ turn up on your body. They don’t hurt, and they tend to appear in the neck, chest, and rib cage area. Sometimes they are there for years, sometimes they get bigger, and sometimes they go away. While the skin…

How to do ‘cheat meals’ and still lose fat.

First of all, if you’ve been reading my posts for a while now, you know I don’t believe in long term restrictive dieting. Not only is it hard to maintain long term, but you could also be depriving your body from some vital nutrients (some people who go low carb and keto for a long…