All posts by Ed Stride

“Should you be eating that?!”

Any time I’m in a social setting and there is foodAnd I get the question“What do you do for work?”I have stopped telling them the truthI will get comments like “you won’t be eating what’s here then”Or “how do I lose weight?”I’ve learned they never put the info I give them to useOr worse I […]

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At what age is too late to lose weight and improve health?

Science tell us after age 30 things start going downhillHealth and shape start to declineMuscle starts to decreaseWhich effects your resting metabolismWhich means if not long before you maintained weightNow because your body burns less caloriesSteady fat gain will be taking placeGaining fat puts a strain on the bodyHealth and jointsBut is it too late […]

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Whats worse than bad genetics for weight loss when you are over 40?

I’m sure you are a bit weary of trying to lose weight and improve health by nowYou’ve tried so many timesMaybe I’m yet another voice saying I have the answersMaybe you have settled Decided for you it isn’t possible Your metabolismHormonal balanceAgeGeneticsMedical issue (have that checked if you think that’s the case)Actually it’s none of those thingsIt’s […]

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Do you need to count calories for weight loss results?

Even though I’m a coach even I realise that calories are not very interestingNo one gets excited when I can tell them roughly how many calories are in a foodHow many calories are burned in a particular exercise for 20 minutes It’s a great conversation enderBut it does rule how much body fat you haveAnd therefore […]

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Is aging well down to good genetics?

When I was youngerWhen I first started going to nightclubsI always had to take ID with meI remember an annoying night where I was asked for ID and my younger by a couple of years friendJust walked straight inYes maybe now I’m feeling better about it allAlthough I was told I aged that first year […]

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The point at which losing weight and improving health get’s easier for over 40 somethings.

In my experience as coach There is a point in the journey to get resultsWhere it gets easierSmoother sailingSo to speakBut very few get to that pointIf you are reading this Then likely you are stuckNot changingOr not knowing where to startWhat action to takeSo no action is takenI understand There are so many different eating plans/diets(Really don’t […]

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Why the other 140+ is important to losing, shaping and being healthy and happy.

if you exercise a few times a week regularlyThen that’s great and you are doing better than mostThis on its own is a healthy habitBut unlikely to get you the results you wantPreviously when a lot of what I did was taking people through A personalised exercise sessionTailoring it to their needs Some would get amazing resultsSome […]

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Have you been back to the gym yet?

The gyms and health clubs have been open for a few weeks nowHave you been back?I have ventured back a few timesThe first time I was a bit nervousMore for the reason that it had been a long timeThe advice I was giving was start steadyBut how steady?I needn’t have worriedWhich just goes to showGyms […]

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The most important thing you need to know to lose weight and keep it off. (Especially for over 40’s).

I talk about this and remind those I coach this as often as I canDidn’t really hear it mentioned at the gyms I have worked atNot mentioned anywhere in the mediaMy mum is the only one who knows it at her weight loss groupWhich is a shameIf a goal of yours is weight lossIt’s one […]

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Could this be why it’s hard for you to lose weight?

The number one thing I’m told would help someone feel like a younger version of themselvesIs losing weightI bet it’s an objective of yoursWell all you need to do is put in less than you burnSounds simpleBut what if the total number of calories you burn per dayIs a small numberSmaller than most you knowAnd […]

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