5 posts in category Robbie Totten

What are Carbohydrates and why do we need them?

Hello everyone and welcome back to your introduction to macronutrients part 2. This article is going to look at carbohydrates. Carbohydrates (carbs) are primarily used as fuel for all of our body’s processes. Carbs are found in many of the ... Continue Reading

What are Calories and Macronutrients?

A calorie by definition is the energy it takes to raise the temperature of water by 1 degree Celsius. The only thing we need to understand from this definition is the word energy. Our bodies use calories as energy. They are used to fuel our daily ... Continue Reading

My jeans don’t fit but I have never been happier

I know you all think I have offically lost it! A woman who can't fit into her jeans and she's happy - there has to be something wrong?? Nope, just some realisations, sweat and lots of learning and tweaking. As many of you know I started this ... Continue Reading

The Dark Side of Dieting – Robbie Totten aka Dadbod to Fitbod

The word “diet” comes from the Greek root word “diaita”, which means “to live one's life,” and from the Latin root word, “diaeta,” meaning a “manner of living." Personally I am not a fan of the word because of its association to ... Continue Reading