Posture at work!

Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting Lots of research has shown that sitting for at least 2 consecutive hours increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cancer, back and neck pain as well as a whole host of orthopaedic issues. The typical [...]

By | 2017-06-23T05:48:28+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Blog, James Allen's Posts|0 Comments

Spicy homemade bun-less burgers

This recipe is a quick, simple and nutritious alternative to regular burgers and with more flavour and good stuff inside to boot! It’s a winner if you’re trying to live a healthier lifestyle, lose fat or whatever your goal may be Ingredients list: 500g lean mince (5% fat) 2 Large free range eggs 1-2 Fresh [...]

By | 2017-02-10T07:59:53+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Diet, Fat Loss, James Allen's Posts, Personal Training|0 Comments

10 Questions with James Allen

What made you decide to become an Exercise specialist? I’ve always loved counting and telling people what to do so it was either a maths teacher or this! Joking aside I’ve always enjoyed science and sport so it seemed the obvious subject to study at University and the thought of being able to have a [...]

By | 2017-03-09T12:11:15+00:00 October 25th, 2016|James Allen's Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Saucy revelations

We all like a bit of saucy gossip so here’s some for you! YOU could be consuming between 200-400 cal extra per meal without even really knowing it or correctly tracking it - what am I talking about? That's right, sauces. I had an epiphany the other day in the kitchen whilst cooking and realised [...]

His fun and enthusiasm are infectious

I have been training with James at the Better Body Group in Sevenoaks for over a year now. He is great fun to train with and has an obvious and sincere passion for fitness. Whilst he keeps his sessions light-hearted he is clearly extremely knowledgeable and well trained in exercise and fitness. I had used [...]

Beef Stir Fry Recipe

Ingredients     Sea salt     Black pepper     130g long-grain or basmati rice/ alternatively use 130g cauliflower as a pose to white rice to reduce calories from 206 to 32.5.     200g sirloin or rump steak     1 red pepper     1 handful baby corn     1 thumb-sized piece fresh ginger     2 cloves garlic [...]