Author Archives: Floyd

How to Effectively Change Your Diet.

Making a change to your diet always sounds like such a great idea in your mind, but when it comes to implementation, it is slightly harder. You seem to find barriers everywhere, and it can take your motivation away. A change many people often make is towa ...

The Effects of Caffeine.

Caffeine is something that is often talked about, yet there are so many points of view on it and various studies that it feels like one week it is good for you, and the next it is terrible. The underlyer is that it is a stimulant often taken to decrease f ...

Low Carb Recipes and Food Swaps.

If you’re battling with weight loss, or just looking for recipes lower in carbohydrates, this post is for you! I’ve gathered together some great low carb recipes, as well as some easy food swaps, that would be worth trying if you are intereste ...

Commitment Over Motivation.

When trying something new, for instance, a new exercise program, a new daily habit of waking up earlier, or a new diet, you often feel that intense spark of motivation. This gets you going, makes you excited about what it is that you’re starting and ...

Why Should I Meal Prep?.

Oftentimes, when you are busy, your diet takes a backseat in your list of priorities. You feel like you don’t have the time or energy to make a nutritious dinner each night, and if you’re at work for lunch it either becomes take away or junk f ...

The Australian Dietary Guidelines.

There is so much information about diets these days that comes from every direction, that it is hard to know what to follow and what to ignore. The Australian Dietary Guidelines are evidence-based eating guidelines that can help you to make healthy choice ...

Simple vs Complex Carbohydrates.

You may have heard all sorts of different things on when it is best to eat different types of carbs. But what even are the different types of carbs, and should you be aware of them when you are eating?! To start from the very beginning, carbohydrates are ...

The Impact of Genetics on Fitness.

The idea of your fitness levels being determined by your genetics is not a new concept, but it has been the focus of more and more research lately. Lots of people want to know where their shortcomings may be, or what sport they would excel in most, but th ...

Love Chocolate? Here’s Some Good News!.

To all those chocolate lovers out there, like me, we are in luck! Two recent studies published have found some great benefits of consuming dark chocolate, specifically 70% cacao or more (1, 2). These types of dark chocolate are very high in flavonoids, wh ...

Quick Breakfast Ideas.

When we often feel pushed for time in the morning, lots of things get left aside until later on. One of the most important things that usually makes its way off of our priority list is breakfast. And this really shouldn’t be the case, if it can be h ...