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...

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...