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
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
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
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
If you have a specific body composition goal in mind and you don’t know where you are with your current body composition, your nutrition and training and you don’t have a direction then you are pretty much blindfolded, and hoping you might get lucky and get to where you want to go.