How much fat do I need to lose?

How much fat do I need to lose?

“Vin, I only want to lose a couple of kilos, not much, I’d rather lose a couple of dress sizes and tone up”   “If you want to lose a couple of dress sizes and tone up, you’re going to have to lose more than a couple of kilos.”   This is a common...
Myelin Sheath: Do you know what it is?

Myelin Sheath: Do you know what it is?

Have you ever heard of myelin sheath?   It wraps around axons of nerve cells in your body.   It’s a bit like the plastic bit of a wire that wraps around the live electrical wire, except it’s not made out of plastic and unlike the plastic bit around a wire,...
A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO FAT LOSS

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO FAT LOSS

I had a question recently about not knowing where to start when trying to make changes to your body and lifestyle for the better. They basically wanted to know what to do to become stronger, fitter and happier with their body. For anyone wondering the same thing,...
Calluses: How to deal with them

Calluses: How to deal with them

When you first start working out there’s one thing that almost everyone complains about.   The pain you get in your hands from gripping dumbbells and barbells.   It can be a right nuisance that can really hinder your training, which in turn may affect your...
How To Avoid Gaining Weight At Christmas Time

How To Avoid Gaining Weight At Christmas Time

With all the Christmas parties, drinks after work, and naughty treats in the office it’s impossible to avoid gaining weight at this time of year let alone lose weight… or is it?   I don’t think it’s impossible, in fact, I think it’s completely possible and...