Author Archives: Dom

Calorie is a word we all know. This small word leads to lots of debate and differing opinions.  Calories are a measure of the amount of energy in foods. The traditional approach to weight loss was to eat fewer calories than are used by the body resulting in a reduction in weight. People saw a […]

Good health isn’t just how fit you are or how good you look on the beach, health covers a wide range of areas and one area that has a significant effect on your overall health and well being is stress levels. Stress is on the increase with day to day life becoming more hectic. Dealing […]

Why do you get up and go to the gym at 6am in the morning? Why do you go for a 5 mile run in the rain? Setting goals is so important to help you to stay motivated. I have always enjoyed pushing myself and feeling a sense of accomplishment. This started from a young […]

Goal setting is a really important part of achieving results in health and fitness. I spend time with my clients setting challenging goals which will help them to lose weight and become fitter. A goal should always be specific. For example, ‘I would like to lose 2kg in 3 months’ or ‘I would like to […]

There are thousands of vitamin supplements available on the market these days that all claim to be a quick-fix fat loss solution. They are promoted as ‘fat loss supplements’. This makes it hard to know which supplement is actually going to do you some good and how to make the best choice. This guide explains […]

Going straight into exercise, especially lifting weights, without warming up can not only result in injury but inhibit your workout. I like to call my warm-ups with clients “corrective exercise”. General day to day activity such as sitting down at a desk, driving and carrying the shopping all lead to tight muscles and poor posture. […]

The word breakfast means exactly that ‘Break Fast’. People say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I’d have to agree. Here’s why: The first meal the day dictates a hormonal response that informs the body to either store fat or burn fat for the rest of the day. Eating cereal, toast and […]

Is it possible to lose weight, get superfit and spend less time exercising? Definitely. Firstly, I’d like to welcome you to The Tri-Plan blog. I will be writing regularly in a series of articles focused on helping my visitors to improve their health, fitness and nutrition. Working in a gym environment each day means that […]