Avoid these MISTAKES to get a dad bod

Avoid these MISTAKES to get a dad bod The self-improvement movement encourages men to better themselves - this is all wrong as we will never be happy because we will never reach our full potential. This includes the negative expectation to stay physically healthy and go to the gym.  This is not good as it … Continue reading Avoid these MISTAKES to get a dad bod

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Fat Shaming – Smoking Shaming: A Comparison

I wrote a post a while ago about the danger of fat acceptance. Right up to publishing the post I debated in my head whether I should pull it and post something a bit less opinionated. I felt mean, like I was fat shaming - but cooler heads prevailed and I decided to post. But … Continue reading Fat Shaming – Smoking Shaming: A Comparison

Workout to eat

A small trap to get into when working out is that desire to eat more. You will either feel that you have 'earned' the right to eat more just because you have worked out or your metabolism goes crazy and your blood sugar is low, so the temptation is to grab anything in sight.  I … Continue reading Workout to eat

The danger of Fat Acceptance

With my weight gain, it made me realise how it easy to lose control and gain wait.  More worryingly I could neglect this or have an accident that stops my ability to exercise more than I consume.  Fortunately I have that level of control where I think enough is enough and do something about (usually … Continue reading The danger of Fat Acceptance

Vegetarian FAQ/James vs The Whale

I am not really sure if I have mentioned my vegetarian diet (or probably more accurate - pescetarian diet), since my most recent post.  It is something that always is brought up as small talk at any wedding/dinner party/funeral and I thought I would write about it. How long have you been a veggie? I … Continue reading Vegetarian FAQ/James vs The Whale

Are you fat because of your medication?

One of the biggest excuses I hear for not losing weight is medication. And I use the word 'excuse' because 99% of the time, it isn't medication but an individuals choice of lifestyle. But when I make this point I am told to shut up because "she is really trying and has been struggling with … Continue reading Are you fat because of your medication?

Why you are not losing weight

Being in an office for local government I am constantly surround by middle-aged women who constantly seem to be on a 'diet'. It is quite amusing to hear women talk about weight loss - I'll honest I never thought people congratulated themselves because they lost 'half a pound' since there last weigh in at the local … Continue reading Why you are not losing weight