Only when we set measurable targets can we measure our success or failure. Otherwise, it would be like aiming to save money but not setting any targets like how much, or by when. How will we track our savings progress and know if we are successful in the quest to save some pennies or not?Read More
You have probably seen some gurus on instagram haranguing about how if you just listen to your body, you’ll will instinctively know how to maintain a healthy weight and achieve your fitness goals.
This is not intuitive eating.
Intuitive eating is a non-diet, weight-neutral approach to eating that is designed to help individuals break the cycle of chronic dietingRead More
There are some ‘fitness professionals’… more than I care to admit, who still refuse to accept evidence that contradicts their current practise because it sucks being wrong. These people would rather be right than be a good coach.Read More
When it comes to tracking your nutrition, the two most important factors to consider are accuracy and consistency. Just because you enter it into your MFP doesn’t mean it gives a true representation of what is actually happening.Read More
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…
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
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
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