A new corona virus has been identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness that originated in Wuhan, China. It has now spread to other countries around the world and represents a varied level of risk depending on your location, exposure, age, health and immune resilience. Milder versions of respiratory illnesses caused by […]
Do you need a retreat to recover from the exhaustion and burnout of modern day life? Would you like to break out of your normal routine to recharge and reboot? Would you like to take part in engaging activities with like minded people? Come and join me, Fleur Borrelli, on this amazing retreat in Provence, […]
The In-Sync weight loss diet plan will help you to become lighter, healthier and more confident. If you’ve followed weight loss diet plans before with little success, or if you’ve found yourself putting on weight again after a previous diet, then this is for you. Try this natural, evolutionary diet for a healthier you. The […]
Meet our In-Syncer Emma who has been with us since the beginning and is a fantastic contributor to our facebook group. Emma lives in Cirencester where she looks after her family, her two dogs and the family business. What does your typical day look like? I have been very active since I was at school […]
We tend to drink when we are thirsty but we also use the intake of fluids to punctuate the day and create rest breaks or time out of our busy lives. In terms of adequate hydration, many of us have been told that we need to be getting through eight glasses of water per day. Others of us rely on carrying a water bottle to be able to take sips at a regular basis. But is there any scientific basis for this drinking behaviour? Should we be constantly taking in fluid and regular intervals? To answer this question let’s look at what thirst is all about.
There is a huge amount of research that suggests eating low carb high fat diet has benefits beyond simply weight loss and fat burn by pushing you into ketosis. Ketosis is a healthy state that we reach when fat is converted into ketones in the liver that can be used as an energy source during periods when the intake of carbohydrate is low. But the problem is that often people are cutting out vital plant foods for fear of not being able to reach ketosis. In this article we explore the reasons why a high plant food diet is so important and how you can eat plenty of them and still successfully follow a high fat low carb programme.
Calorie counting is a low carb/low fat/ low protein approach to counter weight gain that does not work at all because not all calories are created equal. And so, contrary to what we’ve been told for years, consuming fat provides an important fuel for the body and having a high carbohydrate diet may actually stop us from burning fat.
A fit body is for life, not just the beach. If you have ever embarked on a dramatic weight loss diet to prepare for your beach holiday, you will know how difficult it is to keep that weight off. Once you are away, you allow yourself to indulge. When you come back you find that the weight has come creeping back. It feels completely unfair but when you look at what happens to your body on a ‘get skinny quickly’ programme, you will understand a fit body is for life, not just the beach.
You have been working hard getting bikini-ready by losing weight and you don’t want to succumb to bad habits whilst you are away or come back with an extra tyre around your middle. The good news is there is plenty you can do to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle and still enjoy your hard earned holiday.