Your BMI – what does it really tell us plus some facts that may surprise you?

Posted Posted in Advice, Blog, Fitness, gym, Health

The Channel 4 show ‘How to lose a stone in 21 days’ focuses heavily on ‘tackling’ obesity using the Body Mass Index (BMI) as a measure. It claims that an 800 calorie, severely restricted, low carb diet is appropriate for people who fall into the ‘overweight’ or ‘obese’ category.   But what does this really […]

Why self-compassion is the key to a healthy diet and long term weight loss

Posted Posted in Advice, Blog, Fitness, Health, intuitive eating, Nutrition, self compassion, weight loss

I have spoken about this in some of my videos but I think it is such an important topic that it deserves some written space on my blog also. I see it day in, day out. People thinking that in order to motivate themselves to lose weight, they have to constantly reprimand themselves for not […]