Take care not to over cook the salmon. I still need practice.
Perhaps you have heard about the daunting 20km Tough Mudder obstacle course just outside of Sydney designed by British Special Forces (were the Aussies asleep?) to test your strength, stamina and camaraderie? That’s if you are already incredibly fit and full of True Grit …….and don’t mind the discomfort of electrified obstacles and icy cold water plunges. I think my heart would stop.
The average woman needs a minimum 60g protein per day and at least the same amount of carbohydrate for weight loss. If you stick to around 1000-1200 cals per day you will generally lose ½-1 kg per week. Men need around 80g of protein and carbs and 1200-1500 cals.
Recent media attention on this subject caused quite a stir, and fairly so. OsteoporosisAustraliahas responded by looking at the research and has come up with a “no – keep taking your supplements”.
Check out this user friendly article summarising a couple of recent studies on Television viewing and sitting a lot. Apparently the average adult spends 50-70% of their time sitting (I guess I do). We can’t always help it due to the increasing sedentary nature of many of our jobs. The advice is to do 60 mins less sitting per day – even just standing to do tasks and this is in addition to the 30 mins exercise you are naturally all doing since having a sleeve or band!
Recent neuroscience research on a small number of volunteers has found breakfast skippers eat 20% more at lunch and seek higher calorie foods. I guess we could have told them that, but it is interesting when the obvious is backed up by science. Check out the short article on the link below.
Is drinking an extreme sport in Australia and woven into our national identity? Norwegian journalist Birt-Helen Johansen thinks so. She says we are more pushy and aggressive in our drinking habits than other cultures. Australians consume 40% more alcohol than Norwegians.