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Why Men Can Lose Weight Easier than Women?

FACT: it’s harder for women to lose weight than men. This may be unfair, but a Darwinian hypothesis states that it’s just the female body’s natural way of fighting energy deficits to preserve fertility. When women aren’t getting enough calories, ovulation and hormones responsible for reproduction get suppressed. From a biochemical perspective, a 2009 study [...]

Top food for your ticker

Want a healthy heart? Then include pomegranate juice, seeds or the whole fruit into your diet today. A 2004 study found that by drinking a daily 50ml glass of pomegranate juice, patients with narrowed arteries halved the damage caused by cholesterol. However, the juice was drunk every day for three years. Later in a 2005 [...]

HIIT your exercise hard

For quick changes to your body shape go for high intensity interval training (HIIT). Proven to help you promote fat loss, the technique also improves your ability to process sugar, increase metabolism and improve performance. HIIT has been around for many years and can be done in various ways using different types of CV equipment [...]

Fat Loss Foods

Green Tea Green tea is a stimulant that possesses thermogenic properties, which means it increases energy release in the body (Westerterp-Plantenga 2010). Various studies also show it aid cardiovascular and metabolic health due to the levels of catechins it contains (Wolfram 2007).   Cinnamon Cinnamon increases energy expenditure but also has demonstrated in tests to [...]

Go nuts over nuts

Nuts are an excellent source of protein, good fats, antioxidants and minerals to power and repair your body. A recent study highlighted the benefits of eating nuts for people suffering from metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome effects 33% of the population in the UK and is a group of illnesses that relate to increased risk of [...]

The Truth about: Chocolate

Scientists in the British Medical Journal December 2004 examined all current research into food and health. They wanted to investigate what foods would significantly reduce cardiovascular disease (biggest killer in the world). The ingredients of the meal they produced included many of the foods you would consider healthy but also on the list was chocolate! [...]

Stopping your Weight Loss Relapses

A study in the American Society of Clinical Nutrition identified the main reasons to prevent weight gain after an initial successful weight loss programme. They found the more successful people continued to exercise regularly, had a support network during difficult times, approached problems directly and adapted ways of overcoming these problems. The people who relapsed [...]

Why cant you LOSE WEIGHT? Top FAT LOSS barriers

Clarice House Personal Trainer Nolan Sunnassee outlines to key reasons why people find it hard to lose weight. As summer is rapidly approaches many are seeking to lose weight in order to get that beach body. But what the major reasons why you can’t lose weight and get into shape?  Toxicity - Chemicals, heavy metals, [...]

Glycemic Load Foods

Glycemic Load Foods. Confused about what to eat when you are trying to lose fat? A good starting point is to learn about how your food affects your blood sugar, as high blood sugar is related to various illness and weight gain (Elliot 2002, Apovian 2004). The University of Toronto in 1981 developed the idea [...]

The TRUTH about Fats

For most people wanting to lose weight or improve there health, fats are viewed as the enemy, but what is the truth? Fats are part of the nutrient family called lipids. There are three specific types but triglycerides are the most common type in our diets. These can then be further split into subcategories relating [...]

The Physiological Effects of Being Overweight

  But what physiological effects does being overweight or obese have on your body? Depression - The more fat you have the more depressed you are likely to be. Why? The diet many overweight and obese people consume tends to be low in tryptophan, a precursor to serotonin (a neurotransmitter which positively effects mood). (Breum [...]

Don’t be Fooled by Fitness Myths

Muscle weighs more than fat - FALSE Muscle tissue is denser than fat, however one pound of fat is the same weight as one pound of muscle. Adding more muscle to someones frame will add compacted tissue making you look smaller and more toned, despite whether their weight has changed or not. Muscle turns to [...]

Does the TIME I EAT effect my WEIGHT LOSS?

The short answer is yes! If you don’t eat breakfast you have a higher chance of being obese. A UK study analysed the eating habits of over four thousand teenagers. Out of these 32% didn’t consume anything for breakfast and they were the ones much more likely to be obese (European Journal of Clinical Nutrition [...]

Do Diets Actually Work?

Millions of people across the country will be undertaking some sort of diet plan in January in order to shed the pounds gained over the Christmas period. But, is this a successful way of attaining long term weight loss? Studies from the University of California found that people dieting can lose 5% to 10% of [...]

Women & Weight Training – why is it essential?

Having trained thousands of people to reach their fat loss or fitness goals a common question always arises when training new female clients, ‘Won’t lifting weight make me muscly?’. This is a common misconception and the truth is that every women should do weight training as it has many important health benefits, this include: Anti [...]

Case Study – Fat Loss

In a pursuit to get into the shape she has always wanted, Jen Luckin hired Clarice House Personal Trainer Nolan Sunnassee to use his vast knowledge and experience to maximise her fat loss results. Jen: I have always been conscious of having a balance diet and exercising regularly, although I tended to slip into periods [...]

Fat Loss

For the majority of people who have tried to lose weight or get healthy, you know how hard and frustrating it can be. Trying to change eating patterns and exercise habits which have been there for years is tough enough, without the confusion on the best methods to use and different advice from so called [...]

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