Setting yourself up for… FAILURE

At this time of year, you have eaten way too much, and you have this guilt within that you need to do something to make up for the over consumption. New Year is coming, and you hear the whispers of ‘I want to get fit’, ‘I want to lose weight’ etc and you start to […]

Calories – Friend or Foe?

What is a calorie? Most would believe that it is the King of the nutrition world where you should bow down to its almighty power. You respect the calorie but also fear it at the same time. A calorie, by its simplest definition, is a unit of energy. A food calorie refers to a kilocalorie, […]

Not enough hours in the day?

Are you constantly wishing for more than 24 hours in a day? You are working as hard as you can but never seem to get anything completed? You want to look after you, but have no time to do so? People often say ‘I wish I could do to the gym but I’ve just no […]

Exercise and Nutrition

It is the time of year where many start a ‘get healthy’ routine. To do this they start to exercise more than what they have done previously as well as paying closer attention to what they are eating. Typically, under-eating is what happens and along with the additional exercise weight loss occurs. This is science. If […]

You don’t have to be a genius to improve your diet

We have all been in the situation where we search the internet, desperate for all the answers.  How many calories should I eat?  What percentage split should I use for my macronutrients?  What’s the best diet for fat loss?  How long do I need to spend on the treadmill if I eat this Mars Bar?!  […]

Where to start?! 

There hasn’t been a lot of communication in the last few weeks, however, that doesn’t mean it’s all been quiet. I’ve been busy behind the scenes, aiming to give the best service possible, so make sure you stay up to date by following the link below. Where should you start when it comes to […]

How important is a coach that understands?

If you knew that the person who you are thinking of asking for help with your nutrition has experienced similar struggles, would you be more or less likely to ask for help? If you visit or talk to someone who is lean and exercises would this put you off. would you feel embarrassed? Have you […]

7 days with poor nutrition makes one weak 

One of the biggest reasons for not having a great diet is ‘I don’t have the time’.  Is that an excuse or are we really that busy? Let’s break it down. There are 60 minutes in an hour, 24 hours in a day and then 7 days in a week. If my maths are right, […]

SM Training & Nutrition’s First Post

Hi Everyone, Welcome to SM T&N’s first ever post. I would just like to say a massive thank you for everyone who has taken time out of their busy schedule and showed an interest in SM T&N. I would like to start by saying that if you are looking for a quick fix or help […]