Lose weight and HELP save your health!…

We all know how important exercise is for losing weight, toning up, giving yourself more energy and staying generally healthy. We also know how many people are not doing this, not just here in Australia, but around the western world – look at the obesity rates, its scary stuff. read more…

PhotoBlog – Blackmore’s Running Festival…

Sunday September 16th, 2012 – What a perfect day Sydney put on for the Blackmore’s Running Festival – the Harbour was a sparkling jewel and the bridge as majestic as ever as nearly 35,000 people ran over her – all raising money for charity (aiming this year for a staggering 2.5 million) read more..0

7 Fat Loss Myths – Exposed!…


It seems that every week we read a ‘new’ version of what is best for us in this eternal battle to lose weight and get live a healthier life. But a lot of what is put out there is not really true or based on fact – here are 7 myths that you may not be aware of, followed by the reality! Here we go…!  continue reading..

Research round-up…How Ian ‘C’s’ it!

Wow, what a week, plenty of ‘new’ research released and new weight loss products being sprouted on TV – but reading through these properly you often see a different reality from what the headline purports!

We had on a popular consumer program this week, a new weight loss product taking the ‘world’ by storm (i just love those statements!). This one was a spray which is supposed to reduce your appetite and enable you to lose 6 kilo’s in 6 weeks. The report was saying how it can now be that easy to lose weight without having to do hardly anything! – Helloo! – Do people fall for this? Bottom line – if you want to lose weight you need to WORK at it, both in terms of diet & exercise, if anyone says anything else, they’re lying! Simple.

The next headline talked about Diet soft drinks possibly increasing the chance of Read More, to See More!…

The Secret to a Flatter Stomach…(part 1)

… is NOT to do 100’s of sit-ups everyday!

Posting the article yesterday (“Heart risk for vegetarians”) – about how headlines can be misleading, got me to thinking about the many myths that are still alive and well & out there in the public domain today. So I thought I’d go through a few of the good ones and dispell those myths!

  • The flatter stomach one is my fav – doing sit-ups may help strengthen your Rectus Abdominus (your 6-pack), but its the combination of diet & exercise that will reduce the overall body fat (sorry, but you can’t spot reduce either!) – to reveal the But wait..there’s more..