GOLDEN RULE #6: sugar ain’t sweet

Let's talk about refined processed sugars... and not just the white stuff which peeps stir into their tea. The least that food is processed, the better we process it. The more nutrients we absorb, and the more efficiently we convert...

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GOLDEN RULE #5: Hydration

With our bodies made up of about 60% water... this golden rule is a no brainer. Every single cell of the body contains water in it so some degree, and needs to maintain this balance to grow, function properly and...

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GOLDEN RULE #4: The number one key to weight loss…

I've been thinking a lot over the last eight weeks about what has contributed to the health and fitness achievements I have made, and by far the leading factor has been planning. It may sound so simple (heck - the...

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GOLDEN RULE #3: 80/20

Number three is all about balance. Enjoying food and exercise, balancing both and taking our Treats in moderation. Under this umbrella I want to address not banning or excluding food, or heaven forbid food groups. A common "diet" is eliminating carbs. We're...

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GOLDEN RULE #2: Breakfast

Any rule which includes food has got to be a good thing, especially eating more ;-) . This rule is truly golden... Eat breakfast. Whatever time your day starts, within an hour of being awake...eat. As someone who used to work...

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GOLDEN RULE #1: 30-a-day

So in no set order... here's numero uno of my Golden Rules. Get your 30-a-day. By that I mean 30 mins of exercise, and whatever type it is, the intensity needs to be high to make those 30 minutes count....

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