Posts tagged nutrition
HIGH PROTEIN BREAKFAST ON THE GO

Breakfast is always a hard one for most people. We are surround by cereals and sugary breakfast options everywhere which load us with carbohydrates. Now I do follow flexible dieting so I have nothing against sugar and cereals, however, unless you are doing a workout in the morning, eating a high carbohydrate meal may leave you hungry and lethargic soon after your meal.

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SNAP CHAT Q&A

In case you all missed it I had a Q&A session on my Snap Chat last week. But so many of you told me that you don't have Snap Chat yet (get with the program people ;)) so I didn’t want any of you to miss out on some of the great questions that were coming my way!

Here is a recap of my Q&A session for you I hope you get some great information plus a few giggles out of it!

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7 WAYS TO A HEALTHY THYROID

The other day I wrote a blog article about your thyroid and signs that may indicate that you have thyroid issues. If you missed that article, you can find it here: Is your thyroid healthy?

Having a healthy thyroid is really important for your general health and wellbeing. So what are some things you can do to help make sure you thyroid is working properly?

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9 REASONS WHY YOU CAN'T LOSE BODY FAT

So you may be following a training and nutrition regime to a Tee or just simply eating healthy and getting active but you get to a point where you can not lose any More fat and you don't know what else to do. How can you be doing EVERYTHING right and still not getting results?

Don’t worry! I know the feeling as I have been there myself. And, it can be very discouraging, I know. But even when you think you are doing everything correctly, chances are that you may be missing something small that can be stalling your fat loss significantly.

Here are 9 factors that you may be overlooking that might very well be contributing to your fat loss plateau.

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CREATE YOUR ABS IN THE KITCHEN

The other day I wrote a blog about my 9 tips for sculpted abs. However, since then many of you have contacted me and asked more about nutrition and diet and what to eat to get that 6-pack we all want.

We all have abs, they are just more or less visible. To make your abs visible you need to ensure that your body fat percentage is fairly low, but also that you avoid foods that might trigger bloating and water retention. This is obviously highly individual so try to stay in tune with your body to see what foods you might react to.

To get rid of the ‘padding’ you will need to ensure that you eat fewer calories than you spend on physical activity. However, it’s important that you don’t eat too little as this can make you waste muscle and create a stress response in your body. You need to take it slow…  Getting the body of your dreams is like a marathon, not a 30-second sprint! You need to persevere and be consistent! 

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NO TIME FOR BREAKFAST?

If you find yourself being short of time in the morning, often skipping breakfast, you are not alone. You are one out of many women and men who often skip breakfast due to lack of time.

But don’t panic, I’ve got a solution for you. Try this Chia Breakfast Pudding found in my program Body By Nina. Prepare this recipe the night before to have it ready in the morning. You can even prepare chia puddings for 2-3 days in advance. But for the best result try making it the night before.

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5 WAYS TO GET RID OF CELLULITE

If you have cellulite first thing is first. Don't freak out, it's OK, and it’s a very common problem for women of all ages. About 80-90% of all women and about 10% of men, to be precise. Many women associate cellulite with being overweight, and yes excess body fat can make cellulite more visible, however, cellulite can appear on women of all shapes and sizes. So what's all the fuss about?

Well, the good news is that cellulite is not harmful in any way. It is just normal fat beneath the skin however as the fat pushes against the skin and tissue it causes it to bump and pucker. But let's face it it's still not pretty so how do you get rid of it?

Here are some of my favorite tips for helping reduce the appearance of cellulite.

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