The Fast Diet and Intermittent Fasting…

Heard of the Fast Diet?   It uses Intermittent Fasting…what is that?   Well alot of people are talking about it (been around for ages) and essentially means you fast by eating around 500kcals for 2 days a week and then eat normally for the remaining 5 days a...

Change what you eat….Burn more fat…

Do you know how you can help your body burn more fat by changing what you eat? We are big fans of early morning workouts and we are now saying it is preferable to do them on an empty stomach that encourage your body to use its fat stores for energy. We didn`t used...

Do you want to speed up your metabolism…?

Did you know that your thyroid gland is what regulates your metabolism – the rate at which you BURN FAT? People with thyroid disorders, such as hypothyroidism, are usually lacking Triiodothyronine (T3), making it very difficult to lose weight. T3 regulates fat,...

Roosters and Rachel Benton`s Fitness Package….

Hi all, There is a little gem of place to grab a coffee or lunch in Bedford “Roosters” on St Cuthberts St. If like me you are wary of grabbing a sandwich in a cafe for fear of it being heavilly laden with butter, mayonaise, too much bread and not enough...

The Weight Loss Myth….

When I first qualified as a PT  it was all about performing enough cardiovascular exercise a week in order to lose weight. This is still true both in terms of health and fitness but not totally so it seems for weight loss, specifically fat loss. Myself and my Bedford...