Rob Smyth - Personal Trainer - +35387 411 9004

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Are You Bananas?!!!!!

30th January

I got an e mail from one of my clients last week saying “are bananas bad for me?” He had a fair point contacting me over this because his fitness goal was weight loss and he was allowed every other fruit except a banana. I told him a large banana has the same amount of carbohydrate as a bowl of pasta (120g) he was shocked when he heard this, he couldnt believe it. He was eating 2-3 bananas before he went to bed thinking he was making the healthy choice! Big mistake, why waste 30g of your carbohydrates on a banana, would you not prefer 2 slices of 9 grain bread or maybe some brown rice or some whole grain pasta?

I am not trying to scare you away from bananas, but for weight loss bananas are a big no … Read More »