Is Stress Making you Fat?

Hormones play a huge part in the way our bodies function, but what I want to talk about today is the way it affects our metabolism and mood. If you are stressed you will not lose weight. Cortisol is a stress hormone which programs the body to store fat, especially around our middle. Stress causes... Continue Reading →

Good, Better and Best Goals

It's the new year and the time most of us start to think about new goals.  The problem with making new years resolutions is that we start out gung-ho and lose momentum pretty quickly when they take longer to happen than we'd like. I have a new approach for this year, and it's the Good,... Continue Reading →

Apps for tracking results at the gym

The easiest way to improve and meet goals is to know exactly what you need to do to be better. Sounds easy huh. Tracking results is actually a no-brainer form of proof. I'm a mildly competitive person. Actually quite a competitive person, especially with myself. One thing I love about Crossfit is repeating workouts months... Continue Reading →

July goal wrap up

Earlier in the month I did something a bit crazy and posted my fitness goals for the month on social media.  I'd written them down at the end of June but had an unexpected surprise holiday for my birthday so didn't actually get going until July 9th. The goals were: 10 cycled toes to bar... Continue Reading →