Today I would like to discuss and address a topic that can be sometimes confronting.

The reasons I have decided to write about it are that I hear too many girls who crave to have a better overall health and to be in better shape, saying that their lifestyle choices nor their food habits are to be blamed for their overweight.


To avoid any lifestyle changes, the most common excuse is; “it’s in my genes”.

But let me get this straight, genetic excuse for obesity 'is a myth'!

Academics found that people could work off around 40 per cent of the extra weight that "fat genes" laid on them by exercising!

Although some people do have a predisposition to be overweight or even obese, scientists at the Medical Research Council's Epidemiology Unit in Cambridge discovered that having an active lifestyle could go a long way to countering a person's genetic inheritance. 

The findings unquestionably challenge the popular myth that obesity is unavoidable if it runs in the family and could guide future treatments to combat the obesity crisis.

I can tell you that even those who have the highest risk of obesity from their genes can improve their health by taking some form of daily physical activity.

Add for example strength-training Workouts to shape and tone the muscles with a proven Fat Burning Formula. This is the type of exercises you will find in my 12 Week Fitness Guide.

You don’t have to run marathons to make a difference either - walking the dog or working in the garden all counts. It goes to show we’re not complete slaves to our genetic make-up and really can make a big difference to our future health by changing our behaviour. 

I think of this being extremely empowering as our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but ultimately we are responsible for who we become.


With love,


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