All posts by Sam Dimmick

Fat Loss – Your Complete Guide (Part 3 Fats & Carbohydrates)

Part 3 of your complete Fat Loss Nutrition Guide is here! Having covered energy balance (Calories) and Protein, we are taking things a step further and looking at Fats & Carbohydrates. Firstly, a quick recap from parts 1 & 2:   Calories DO matter. When it comes to dropping fat, the first port of call […]

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Fat Loss – Your Complete Guide (Part 2 – Protein)

Welcome back to your complete Fat Loss Nutrition Guide. (Part 2 – Protein)   Firstly a quick recap from Part 1:   Calories DO matter Management of our energy balance (Calories in Vs Calories out) is the most valuable tool in our arsenal when it comes to changing our body composition (how much body fat […]

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Fat Loss – Your Complete Guide (Part 1)

Before I start with the fat loss guide, let me outline what this is NOT: A list of fat loss inducing foods (there aren’t any) A detox or a cleanse guide (if you’ve a liver and kidneys you’ll be grand) A quick fix generalised ‘diet plan’ (the only method that will work is one you […]

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Nutrition Myth #5 Protein Shakes Make You Jacked

Protein is essential for muscle growth and repair. If you didn’t know that, now you do. Protein is also essential for optimal health, and ultimately our survival. Protein Shakes can play their part in this. (but they aren’t magic) Most of our dietary protein should come from our food. Good old animal proteins such as fish, meat, […]

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Nutrition Myth #4 Healthy Eating Is Expensive

I can’t afford to eat healthily. How often do we hear that healthy eating is expensive? Often this statement is TRUE… ‘Health’ food sales are expected to reach $1 trillion this year, according to Forbes, and it has been polled that 88% of people are willing to pay more for ‘healthier’ foods. (Neilsen’s 2015 Global […]

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Nutrition Myth #3 Diets Don’t Work

“Diets don’t work”   We hear it all the time, diets don’t work. BUT… yes they do! Let me explain.     Most diets are designed to achieve fairy rapid weight loss over a given period of time (normally a fairly short time) Many of them have reels of success stories. So they do work […]

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Nutrition Myth #2 Fat Makes You Fat

I think we are finally getting to grips with the importance of fat in our diet. For years fat was demonised for the increase in obesity and health issues such as heart disease and high cholesterol.   Why? It’s pretty similar to Dave’s carb scenario. (See this blog for the low down on carbs – http://rmfitness.co.uk/nutrition-related-myth-busting/ ) […]

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Nutrition Myth #1 Carbs Make You Fat

Nutrition Myth #1 – Carbs Make You Fat Warning High Meme Content (Not A Myth) I love a good myth, just like a good meme, they are entertaining but can be quite annoying.     The problem is that honest, basic nutrition advice is usually dull. It isn’t sexy and it doesn’t sell. A good myth though, […]

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