Diet & Exercise Archive

There are how many calories in that drink?!

Before I started a proper diet and fitness program and took notice of the amount of calories in the food and drinks I was putting into my body, I had no idea how many

I lost 16 pounds with The Venus Factor, here’s my review + more details on the diet

I’ve mentioned The Venus Factor a couple of times on the blog as it’s the program that I followed to lose 16 pounds (7 kilograms) and get to my goal weight. I’ve had a

Why didn’t I try these anti cellulite workout tights sooner?

Every few months I get the itch to buy some new workout clothes – yes, I’m one of those women who gets a bit of motivation to get moving out of having some nice

Your scales are lying! Muscle weighs more than fat…

You’re working out. Your’re eating well. You’re counting calories. But….the number on the scales just isn’t going down. This is a really common frustration that many of us run into while trying to lose

4 lower calorie food substitutions that don’t suck

If you’ve done any research into reducing your calorie intake, you’ll no doubt have come across some of the giant lists on the net of foods you can substitute for others that are healthier

How to get started eating paleo (without the confusion)

This is a guest post written by my paleo loving friend Katherine…take it away Katherine (I’ve never tried paleo myself, but she tells me it’s awesome!) Before I started the paleo diet, I thought

Motivation to help stick to your diet and exercise plans

I think we’ve all been there – you’re starting a new diet and exercise program, determined to lose the weight or reach your fitness goals THIS TIME. You’re feeling really motivated and ready to