Listening to the experts at Buff Box: Part II

April 13, 2016

My previous post discussed why respecting the expertise of those that have specialised in a field of study is always a good idea. And despite the fact that everyone seems to have an opinion on health and fitness, these are two topics where we should undoubtedly be learning from the experts. And while I don’t believe there is a one-size-fits-all approach to health and fitness, and often times one specialist will provide advice that is contradictory to another, I do believe Buff Box is a one-size-fits-all nutrition company, with knowledge that can assist everyone working towards their own individual health goals. Read below for my interview with Matt Hodges, head nutritionist and co-founder of Buff Box.

Why the healthiest people you know don’t diet

March 18, 2016

Do you have a friend that you always ask, “what’s your secret?” Someone who has a glow about them, whose weight never seems to fluctuate dependent on the season, and just has their shit together? They might seem like unicorns, with an unachievable way of living, but I have found that these unicorns are actually the healthiest and happiest people that I know. What’s their secret?

On the radar: Nutritional therapist Chloe Manlay

May 1, 2015

Who? Chloe Manlay What? Nutritional therapist with a BSc (Hons) Where? Currently in NYC, becoming yogi certified! A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to meet with nutritionist and friend Chloe Manlay to go over my normal routine both inside the kitchen and throughout my day to day life. Having never met with a nutritionist before, I had little idea of what to expect and whilst Chloe is a friend, I was still a little apprehensive about what she might have to say about my eating patterns and lifestyle choices. Luckily, her calm and warm demeanour put me at ease from the start, allowing me to be completely honest about my habits. With nutritional therapy, the whole individual is considered, so everything you do from morning until evening, as well as your sleeping habits, are taken into consideration. And while I consider myself a pretty healthy individual, I knew Chloe would… Read more »

On the radar: health and fitness blogger Keep it SimpElle

February 4, 2015

This past weekend I met up with personal trainer and fitness blogger Elle Linton from KeepitSimpElle.com. Elle’s positive energy was infectious and it was inspiring to hear her health journey and meet someone who so openly shared advice with a novice blogger like myself.