Review

Paragon Fitwear Tank Review

Paragon Fitwear is a relatively new company who sells, you guessed it, Fitwear! They have both a men’s and woman’s range, plus accessories. Their ethos revolves around intrinsic motivation (so motivation from within rather than from external sources) and the Three C’s: Challenge – Push yourself, accomplish your goals, and see your strengths develop. Choice… Continue reading Paragon Fitwear Tank Review

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My Personal Trainer

So yesterday I had my last free Personal Training Session with a woman named Alex. It went really well, and I’ve decided to keep going with her. She’s so fun and I feel like we have a lot in common, and I’m so excited to be working with her! Once I decided to continue, she… Continue reading My Personal Trainer

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My Latest Motivation!

I had a dream last night. It wasn’t an epic battle, or a visit from a loved one and I didn’t wake up having had an epiphany, or had my life changed. I had a dream that I looked in the mirror, and I was thin. I was nearly at my goal weight! I was… Continue reading My Latest Motivation!

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Muscle vs. Fat – Is the Difference What We Think?

Okay, we've all heard it, "Muscle weighs more than fat." But what does that actually mean? That statement is actually not very descriptive, it should be, "Muscle has a higher density than fat." That's what's going on here. The density of muscle is 1.0599 grams in every cubic centimeter. The density of fat is 0.9094 grams in… Continue reading Muscle vs. Fat – Is the Difference What We Think?

Review

A Day of Lite N Easy

For those who don’t know, Lite N Easy is an Australian company that delivers calorie controlled meals straight to your house. I’m currently on the 1200 calorie meal plan, and I have my breakfast, lunch, and dinner all delivered. Some of the meals/ meal components are fresh, and some get microwaved, and it’s just the… Continue reading A Day of Lite N Easy

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Massive Flavour, Small Impact! Spice Up Your Food!

The trick to staying on track with a healthy diet is to keep a good variety with food, and keep it tasting yummy! There’s nothing worse than eating the same bland meals over and over. Try adding these ingredients to your meals to spice up the flavour without adding too much sodium or calories! Vinegar… Continue reading Massive Flavour, Small Impact! Spice Up Your Food!

Diary

Dear Fat Laura

This is a motivational tool I have suggested in a previous post, writing a letter to yourself. This letter is to my future fat self. At the rate I’ve gained weight over the last 7 years, if I were to continue for another 7 years I would be classified as obese at the age of 33.… Continue reading Dear Fat Laura