All the food we eat comprises of important nutrients and provides us the energy we need every day to do things. Yes, it is termed as calories (or kilojoules). This word triggers so many people, but it is simply a word we use to equate energyRead More
Embarking on a contest prep is not for the faint-hearted. While the glitz and glamour of the stage photos may give off the illusion that the competitors are all happy and feeling their best, the internalised thoughts are often very different…
We care about how we look and we care about or health. So much so, that we get pretty damn emotional about it. If we’re feeling bad about ourselves and someone offers a solution, we want to believe that it will work. Unfortunately, we are our own worst enemies.Read More
I thought I would write out a response to this as I am studying some advanced physiology this year in which we look at a lot of the metrics that are being discussed here so I am getting a good chance at really understanding the results, but also the metabolism and bioenergetics that are involved in this discussion are a little complicated and I think I really want an attempt at communicating thatRead More
After talking to a lot of people it’s been brought to my attention that weight loss is a struggle for a lot of them. More than often they reach out to us as they are frustrated from not seeing results.
That made me think about why some people find it hard to lose weight and also how to best help them boost their weight loss.
In this blog article, I will discuss some of the most common reasons why your weight loss has stalled …Read More
Every heard someone tell you to eat your potato cold because its better for weight loss?
Is it true?
If so, why… how does that work?
Let’s take a look
Marketers have caught onto the fact that the general public are becoming more health conscious and are displaying an interest in purchasing more nutritious foods. Kellogg’s are displaying athletes on their boxes of corn flakes. Catchy words such as ‘sustain’, ‘fuel’ and ‘energy’ are splashed across pre-packaged products.Read More
A few weeks back we discussed the theory behind occlusion training and how restricting blood flow from momentarily leaving the working muscle may offer a novel way to produce a hypertrophic response.
But what is the point of theory, without application?
Many coaches have spent a lot of time trying to solve the problem of mobility for themselves and their clients, and in the past couple of years we’ve seen the rise and success of blending gymnastics techniques and weights training with traditional stretching and mobilisation.
Here’s the problem, though – most people don’t really understand stretching.Read More