We’ve all been there, every single one of us. We start a new diet or exercise program and it doesn’t work out – we start to place blame when things don’t go how we thought they would. “It’s hard to get the type of protein I need”, or “my gym doesn’t have all of the equipment I need”. If pressed, we’d probably admit that it isn’t down to the availability of equipment, nutrition or support that has led us to failure but more likely, that extra bit of effort or attention to detail.
As with any other year, many of us will kick off 2021 by making a host of New Year’s resolutions and some of these may be to exercise more; become stronger, fitter, healthier...
That tin of Quality Street on the coffee table. The smell of freshly baked minced pies out of the oven. The bottles of Baileys and Prosecco lining the fridge door… The temptation is real. So is the opportunity to have the best of both worlds.
There is often a lot of debate and sometimes confusion over what method is the best for weight loss – and that’s totally normal, especially if you’re new to the world of health and fitness. But I’d like to challenge this viewpoint: why do we have to choose just one?