Pete Gawtry’s Fitness Blog
Page 1 of 151234510...Last »

May 8th

2017

SKIPPING BREAKFAST FOR WEIGHT LOSS: THE SCIENCE OF GOING WITHOUT

Skipping breakfast; portrayed by many as ‘unhealthy’ due to breakfast being coined as the most important meal of the day. The lack of nutrient and calorie provision during sleep would highlight the first meal upon awakening as being important for numerous reasons; to reduce energy and lethargy, improve mental focus and cognition, manage hunger levels […]

May 7th

2017

Gluten Free Protein Rice Krispie Bars

I love Vitafiber, probably my most favourite ingredient. I am on carbs at the moment and I wanted a bar to go with me. A carb bar! so I came up with these.   Gluten Free of course! Calories 266 each bar 81 g Carbs, 12 g Protein, 1 g Fat   Ingredients to make […]

Feb 8th

2017

Keto Almond Flour Biscuits

Keto Almond Flour Biscuits 2 1/2 cups blanched almond flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp sea salt 3 tbsp butter, melted 2 tbsp pure coconut milk (room temperature is best) 2 large eggs (room temperature is best) – OR 2 Tablespoons of flaxseed meal (6 tablespoons of water) and let […]

Feb 8th

2017

Keto Chocolate Brownies (Keto bars)

This is my own recipe Serves 16 602 Calories 26 grams of fat – 0 grams (net) carbs – 37 grams protein  200 grams – Raw Cacao butter 60 grams – Flaxseed meal 200 grams – psyllium husk 100 grams – MCT powder 300 grams – Erythritol 100 grams – Whey isolate (I used vanilla) […]

Jan 1st

2017

Are you wanting to lose weight? New Years resolution?

  Pete Gawtry Senior Personal Trainer arrives at Kirkstall Road Are you wanting to lose weight? New Years resolution? Pete Gawtry is a weight loss expert. Formally based at the Xercise4less Leeds North (Seacroft) gym where he quickly became the busiest Personal Trainer, rising quickly within the ranks at Xercise4less. As well as being an in-demand and highly acclaimed PT, Pete is a […]

Oct 14th

2016

CALORIES IN VS CALORIES OUT!

First and foremost, fat oxidation (fat burning) does become elevated during periods of energy/carbohydrate restriction. This is pretty clear in the literature and is a result of decreased carbohydrate oxidation. Therefore, it does make sense that if you were to practice the above, then fat loss would be greater. But, not so fast… It would […]

Sep 26th

2016

Gluten Free Jam Pop-Tarts

This is a recipe that I initially got from ‘the Beltsander’.  (http://www.thebeltsander.org). I changed it to a normal pop-tart made using gluten free fine oats Ingredients: 70g vitafiber (vitafibre) powder. 100g your gluten free ‘Fine’ Oats 30mls water. 2 tablespoons of Jam 35g Vitafiber (for the frosting) 40g Dextrose Instructions: Add the vitafibre powder to a large […]

Aug 24th

2016

Chocolate & Peanut Chewy Protein (Quest) Bars

** WARNING ** These bars are incredibly moorish Chocolate & Peanut Chewy Protein (Quest) Bars When in Keto Im always craving something a bit sweeter than your average good food. Protein + Fiber .. These are actually incredibly good for you!! These bars hit the spot. Vitafiber is known for also slightly raising insulin levels, […]