Tag: weight loss

Day 46: Challenge Wanaka race build up

Two major things to report today, the weight update and  the start of the Challenge Wanaka road trip in preparation for the big day on Sunday.

Strength = lean: why the gym is important

I see this mistake so much, spotted this picture and thought it illustrated it beautifully. When New Years resolutions are made, they often say ‘weight loss’, it’s how people talk when they say they are going on a ‘diet’. That’s not actually what we…

Day 7: week 1 weigh in results

So it’s been 7 whole days since the Ryding household embarked on the eat me lean campaign. How are we doing?

Day 4: positivity and low fat desert

Hardly noticed there was anything different today, the shock change is beginning to abate and my stomach is evening out! I am starting to feel less hungry, good to know that I’m adapting so soon. 

The final happiness chapter: body fat re-balancing

I feel like my blog has come a full circle lately. I started blogging in 2007 because I had decided to get fit, and wanted to create myself an online log of my progress. In fact, that was the birth of a following and…

6 simple fat loss tips

Fire up your metabolism with intervals. One study found that doing 10 four-minute speed bursts with two minutes of slow walking or cycling after each (60 minutes total) three times a week upped the body’s ability to use fat as fuel during exercise by…