Lisa Cannon unveiled as the new face of Weight Watchers Ireland!

TV Presenter Lisa Cannon was yesterday unveiled as the new ambassador for Weight Watchers Ireland. The TV3 star has been using weight watchers to lose weight since December and revealed her 10lbs weight loss in less than two months. Speaking about her journey so far Lisa said, “After years of unsuccessfully trialling different diets, I…

Hello Miss Skinny!

So the majority of us over did it at Christmas and now that January is here we’re trying our best to get back on track and work off all the extra holiday weight. I decided I needed a kick start start and a push, so got my hands on Miss Skinny Fit Tea. I had…

Green Tea – The ‘Natural Fat Burner’

First of all apologies for the lack of articles over the last month. As you can imagine January is a very busy time in the health and fitness industry and I have been flat out (loving every minute of it too). Today I want to share with you the benefits a simple product like green…

Fitness & Nutrition: Healthy Banoffee Pie Recipe

Personal Trainer John Fenning is bringing us health alternatives to unhealthy foods! This week..Healthy Banoffee Pie Recipe This dessert is balanced with healthy carbs , fats and protein and is nutrient dense. Banoffee Pie ( serves 2) Ingredients :- Dates x 7 Coconut milk (light ) x 3 tbsp. Cold water Unsalted cashews x 50 g…

Fitness & Nutrition: What to Eat and What to Avoid!

As I mentioned in previous articles in relation to nutrition, essentially what you eat and drink fuels your body. Imagine you had a brand new, top of the range sports car. You are not going to fill it with cheap petrol that is going to effect its performance. Food is the very same, why would you…

What Price do you put on health?

There is a lot of information out there today on what to eat, what not to eat, caffeine, sugar etc etc!! One thing is for sure and has been researched well – you can’t go wrong in increasing your fruit and veg intake, particularly your green vegetables. Do you get your 5 a day? Preferably…

Top Tips for training for the Marathon!

***Nutrition*** Nutrition is the foundation and basis of everything we do in our lives. I don’t think there is anything else that plays such a massive part in our day to day living. Nutrition effects how we feel, look, perform, sleep and much much more. I could write a book on how important nutrition is…

Nutrition through pregnancy

  It’s so important to eat well during your pregnancy for two reasons – 1) your baby, the one we always put first naturally and 2) the most likely the person put second is you! If you are not eating well, you will find that baby takes everything from you and your energy levels will…

Fitness & Nutrition: Good Fats v’s Bad Fats!

  Eating fats makes you fat, right??   Well no actually, wrong!! It’s not actually that simplistic. For years nutritionists, doctors etc. have preached that the key to losing weight, managing cholesterol and maintaining your health was to eat a low-fat diet.  We see the same products everywhere – low fat drinks, fat free yoghurt,…