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
For those who have been following us for a while you probably know that our slogan at Flex Success is “diet smart, not hard”. Our mission is to not only help people achieve sustainable results through nutrition and movement but also educate them along the journey, develop a healthier relationship with food and obtaining the the knowledge and ability to do this for the rest of their lives.Read More
When we diet from a high body fat percentage to a low body fat percentage there is a reduction in how much food can be eaten. Simply put, you eat less because you weigh less.Read More