How to Train While Travelling

John is a good friend of ours who recently went travelling  while approaching his training and diet intelligently. He managed to make some of his best gains despite coming out of a month with diarrhoea in India. You can follow his travel blog here, a very entertaining read. This is a guest-post where shares his …

Freshers Fat Part 4: Optimise your night out

It’s been a while since the last installment of Fresher’s Fat, If you missed the first 3, you can read them here. Most situations at university lead to you looking and feeling worse. That’s quite a statement isn’t it? But it’s true: You either: a) accept the lifestyle of late nights, binge drinking, poor quality …

Freshers’ Fat: Part 3 – Context

Context Eating is basically one massive trade-off: you want nice food, but feel guilty that what you’re eating isn’t healthy or that you will gain weight. This really isn’t something that should worry you, eating in any situation is all about context.   An extreme example: an average, fairly hefty, 20 year old male fresher …

Freshers Fat: Part 2 – Preparation

Freshers Fat: Part 2 If you missed part one, you can read it here This tip may seem extreme to those of you who are new to the training world but, trust me, it works. Its really very simple, in order to offset the extra calories from the alcohol (it has 7 calories per gram) you’re …

Freshers’ Fat: Part 1 – The takeaway temptation

Alcohol, takeaways and no sleep are all common themes in your first month or so at university. These factors combined tend to lead to a very unwanted conclusion: weight gain. Most people slip effortlessly into this new lifestyle of self-destruction no matter how well they took care of themselves before; for most people its freshers …