Entries by Gary Day

Website New Look is up and Running

Hi Guys and Gals! The new Form Health and Body is up and running and one of our most popular pages is the testimonials page. People love reading about other peoples success stories. I would love it if you could take a couple of minutes to write something. It can be as long (or short) as you like. You […]

The subject of calories!

I approached the subject of calories recently with a client and the reaction I got boarded on tears. The problem being that the word calorie is bandied around so often that everyone has heard it, but the reality is how many of us really understand it? If you are guilty of quietly smiling and nodding […]

Celebrations call for food

Celebrations call for food, and lots of it, especially in the form of a pot luck or buffet style meal. Whilst this is a great solution to ease the stress on the wallet it can have quite the opposite effect on the belt buckle. Sometimes will power is not enough to avoid the dessert table […]

With any luck this kept you busy

Last week’s article touched on the process of reading nutritional labels on packaged food products. With any luck this kept you busy in Foodies this week. Hopefully you are feeling a little more confident in examining the sugar content of food. This week’s article takes a look at the fat content as labeled on food […]

Some basics of label reading

  In any industry there are certain things you have to know in order to do your job, some of these are trade secrets, some, the whole world knows about. In the fitness industry there are too many trade secrets in my book. Things that we as fitness professionals know should be readily available to […]

You are not alone

Its winter and if you feel like curling up on the couch with your favourite piping hot bowl of comfort food, you are not alone. The average person gains 2.5 – 4.5 kilos over the winter months as a direct result of overeating and under training. There are many theories as to why we overeat […]

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Yummi Protein Pancakes

Ingredients –  4 Egg whites 1/2 banana 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 serve protein powder 1 tblsp dessicated coconut   Method Whisk egg whites Mash banana into egg whites add coconut, vanilla essence and protein powder and blend \ mix cook in a non stick pan Serve plain or for a little extra sweetness add […]