Author Archives: Rachel Hartley

Chris’s ‘Around the UK Rowing Challenge’

MAY UPDATE If losing 9 stone wasn’t enough, NC member Chris Angel set himself an ambitious goal for 2017 to row the distance of circumnavigating the UK on his indoor rowing machine – raising money for charity at the same time. Starting from London, Chris is now past Inverness on our map of the UK.  […]

Chris’s ‘Around the UK Rowing Challenge’

FEBRUARY UPDATE – Chris’s 2017 Rowing Challenge If losing 9 stone wasn’t enough, NC member Chris Angel set himself an ambitious goal for 2017 to row the distance of circumnavigating the UK on his indoor rowing machine. He’s been in the saddle now for 49 hours 16 minutes and rowed 523 Km since 1st January.  […]

6 tips from members on surviving the festive season

Tip 1. by Caroline C. Do some canny eating – don’t starve yourself before a big meal but space meals out so you are not hungry. e.g. if going to an evening meal, I eat breakfast late around 11ish, and ‘lunch’ (preferably veg soup), between 4 – 5pm. Then when I eat the big meal […]

200,000 foods and counting….

In the early days of Nutracheck, I was demonstrating how it worked to a lady.  I asked her what she’d had for lunch, ‘Fresh oysters’ she replied.  Not quite what I was expecting and not the most common of lunches, but I typed it in, held my breath and voila! The result came back – […]

Why 10 is the magic number for weight loss

This autumn, we’re focusing on the power of 10 to help you reach your weight loss goal. Take 10 minutes a day to track your calories. Hit the 10,000 steps a day target. Keep this powerful combo up for 10 weeks, you could lose 10lbs or more. 10 weeks If you want to give your […]

Lee & Beata’s story – tracking calories for fitness & fat loss

Lee’s goal:  Training to defend his cycling title I work full time as a Physics teacher in a school near Manchester. Out of work, I’m a keen cyclist. In 2014 I won the World Masters Track Cycling Championship, and last year took the bronze medal. My goal this year is to compete again to defend […]

Secrets of a super stepper!

Nutracheck member ‘Dippyem’ has been a winner in a number of  our Fitbit Step Challenges, clocking up an impressive number of steps! So we’ve asked her to share her tips on how to pack more steps into your day. How I smash my 10,000 step target each day Admin asked me if I would consider […]

7 secrets of successful ‘Super Trackers’

The last weight loss challenge was called the ‘Super Tracker Challenge‘. Run by Nutracheck nutritionist Emma, the aim was to keep a consistent food diary for 66 unbroken days – even the days where you went over target (66 days being the time it takes to establish a new habit). For brave members wanting an […]

Members top tips for surviving Christmas!

6 great tips from NC members for surviving the festive season! Thanks to everyone who sent in their top tip for staying on track over Christmas. There were some great tips and we’ve picked our 6 favourites. If your tip is below, we’ll send you a little gift! Follow us on Facebook. Every day, we’re […]