All posts tagged: weightloss

Update: Weight Watchers – Week 5

Originally posted on NEW BLOG louiseroserailton.com:
What a busy week! I had so much going on, with a variety of different things planned. I also handed in my notice because I’m starting my new job soon. So exciting! Matt and I went shopping in town last Saturday and decided to have some lunch out. We opted for Nandos which we both love. This meal came to 20pp and is totally worth it. I was extremely full for the rest of the day. These pancakes seem to have become my Sunday morning treat. They are so easy to make and fill me up for the rest of the morning. I usually mess up a couple of the pancakes which makes them approx 2pp for this amount. On Sunday I attended Sheffield Style Show. I missed out on the Saturday unfortunately, but Sunday was brilliant. I really enjoyed it. The walk there was up so many hills, my Fitbit was going crazy. You can read more about Sheffield Style Show in my write up all about…

Reverse Dieting

Originally posted on a health & fitness blog:
Here is an unfamiliar topic– reverse dieting. What is that?! Reverse dieting is pretty well known with physique competitors.  It is what I am currently doing now that my show has past.  Everyone knows that one goes on a “diet” in order to lose body fat/weight, but what about when you have successfully lost the weight you wanted?  There is a point where you need to understand that enough is enough–one cannot diet forever.  It is fatiguing mentally and physically.  But what comes after the diet?  A rebound back to old ways? Gaining back every ounce you had lost over the past few months?  This doesn’t have to be the case. Once you are at that realistic goal weight you can then reverse diet to a higher calorie “diet” to maintain this weight or a weight close to it.  The goal is to increase your calories SLOWLY so your body doesn’t go into shock and gain the weight you worked so hard to get off right back–basically…