RSVP Magazine

Find out how you can beat Binge Eating

First of all, I want to make a distinction between binging and binge-eating disorder. ‘Binging’ refers to eating past satiety once in a while and is something we all do. ‘Binge-eating disorder’ is a clinical condition that can be defined as recurring episodes of binging with each episode marked by a complete lack of control. […]

Three tips from Weight Watchers for dining out

No matter how many positive steps you take towards your target weight during the week, when it’s easy to stick with your healthy eating routine, things can go a bit haywire at the weekend. But weekends don’t have to mean you fall off the bandwagon. There are plenty of ways you can still stick with […]

Irish Weight Watcher Leader shares her top three tips for success

Galway Weight Watchers’ leader Siobhan Day decided to help other women gain confidence and lose unwanted weight after she herself lost 3 stone 7 pounds with the group. Here, Siobhan shares her top three tips for success with RSVP magazine to help get your week off to a healthy kick start following the bank holiday […]

The Small Diet Changes That Can Add Up to Big Weight Loss

There’s no one-size-fits all approach to eating better. But if you want to lose weight, here’s a list of five simple diet tweaks that can ultimately make a huge difference. The strategy: Start with just one change, and when it feels like part of your usual eating routine, add another. Once that change feels like […]

Weight Watchers Top Three Tips to kickstart your Monday morning

Whether it’s taking care when you’re eating out or trying to start some positive eating and drinking habits that will eventually come naturally, Weight Watchers share their top three tips this week to kick your week off to a healthier start. Drink more water Okay, so we’ve all heard this one before. But really, if […]

Cheat your way to getting a bikini body without the work

It can be hard to find the time to get in shape before your holidays – prepping healthy food, going to the gym, fitting in a run, etc. BUT looking amazing in a bikini doesn’t require hard work at all!   Here at RSVP we’ve come up with a few simple tips to help you […]

Weight Watchers’ little tips for a big difference

After another weekend of unavoidable indulgence, it’s time to get back to our healthy eating plans. Finding it tough to find the inspiration? Weight Watchers share another top three tips to help you kickstart your healthy week. Small, manageable changes help make the bigger difference in the end! 1. Avoid multi-tasking while you eat. If you have […]

Why You Can’t Lose Weight But Your Friends Can

We all have a friend who can eat anything and not put on a pound, while some of us can’t even look at a lettuce leaf without piling on the weight. And now  a new study confirms what many frustrated dieters already suspected: Your metabolism might make it tougher for you to lose weight than […]

Weight Watchers Leader Siobhan Day shares her weekend food diary

Siobhan Day, a mum of two from Co. Galway, became a Weight Watchers leader after losing 3 stone, 7 pounds with the group. Here, she shares her weekend food diary to help give us inspiration for planning our meals for the week ahead! For Siobhan’s full story, and before and after pictures, pick up the […]

Reasons You Shouldn’t Try to Lose Weight Before Your Wedding

While you might think that losing a few pounds before your Big Day will help you look picture perfect, crash dieting can wreak havoc on your life. Here’s why you shouldn’t cut calories before you walk down the aisle: 1. It can make dress fittings a nightmare. While normal weight fluctuations won’t drastically affect the […]

Revealed: Food That Helps You Lose Weight As You Age

Nuts, chicken, seafood and yoghurt are among the food you should be eating to avoid putting on weight as you age, according to a study. Researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts examined the diets of 120,000 men and women in the US over 16 years. […]

Make the most of your weekend leftovers with these Weight Watcher tips!

We all have a tendency to indulge in more than enough snacks over any given weekend, but thanks to Weight Watchers and their handy tips, we’ve found the perfect solution to make the most out those snack leftovers! Waste not, want not! Bananas: Don’t throw out an old bunch. Use overripe bananas to make banana […]

Three ways to get your week off to a healthy start

It’s easy to be good when it comes to eating healthy and counting calories during the week, when you’re in a routine and getting early (enough) nights. But once Friday comes, our good behaviour can go out the window and in comes temptation – lunches with friends, meals out with the other half, numerous coffees […]

The Best Weight Loss Diets To Try

Have you tried the maple syrup and cayenne pepper diet? Or maybe you are love to try juice detoxes. According to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, you may well be wasting your time with most diets, as only two plans are actually proven to work, and they’re the old standards. […]

How to make the perfect meal replacement smoothie

Have you jumped on the smoothie bandwagon yet? A friend once told me she could never have a smoothie for breakfast. ‘I’d be ravenous’ were her exact words. There’s a reason for this, chewing initiates the digestion process and stimulates the release of hormones that send satiety signals to the brain. This is why smoothies […]

The 12 Week Bikini Body Challenge

With all the conflicting opinions on health and nutrition it’s difficult to know who to trust. If you’re determined to get into shape for the summer, then you have to be your own detective. No one knows your body better than you do and cookie cutting only works in the baking industry. However, there are […]

Foods To Boost Your Immune System

As the never ending bad weather continues and our bodies are fighting to keep the dreaded cold and flu away, research from has proven that certain foods along with rest and keeping warm can help boost our immune system. RSVP has put together a list of the yummy foods, that along with a well […]

How to Beat Those Cravings

Okay, it’s mid afternoon and you are just dying for a bar of Dairy Milk, a can of Coke or maybe a bag of Taytos… but how do you overcome those pesky cravings? Here are simple ways to beat cravings and to stay healthy this summer.  1.  Head off for a Walk or Do Some […]

Losing pounds doesn’t have to be torture! 

Adopt at least three of these behaviours — they’re simple to integrate into your day-to-day routine, and all are enthusiastically backed by nutritionists — and you’ll be thinner and healthier (Plus, the weight will stay off.) 1. SNACK, BUT SMARTLY Grazing between meals used to be on the weight-loss hit list. But nutritionists now know […]

Ten Exercises To Get Abs Of Steel

Plank – Start in pushup position, but place your weight on your forearms instead of your hands. Your body should form a straight line from your ankles to your shoulders. Squeeze your abs tight and press your forearms into the floor. Hold for the given time. (30-60 seconds is a good starting goal) Plank on Swiss […]