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What You Need To Complete YOUR FIRST MARATHON

The road to your first marathon has been paved by those who have gone before. The single most important factor in your training has to be consistency. When choosing a program, it has to be one that you can stick with all the way to the end. Staying injury free is vital to maintaining consistency […]

THE INCREDIBLE PIZZA DIET – Review

So we’ve had Keto, Banting, Atkins, Fruitarian, Breatharian, Bullet Proof Coffee, and a myrid of various iterations of the Bikini Body diet – so this was bound to happen at some stage. Behold the miracle of the pizza diet. Just imagine your new figure at the end of an unlimited supply of processed carbs, saturated […]

COUCH TO HALF MARATHON IN JUST 4 MONTHS

Many of you will be glad to hear that the road to your first half marathon is not rocket science – it isn’t even a vaguely complex process at all. That said, there will be work and for many of you a lifestyle shift that you will need to make. Let’s take a closer look […]

SHAVING TIME OFF A PR FOR THE MILE MY COACHING STRATEGY

Shaving time off a one mile PR is certainly not impossible. All it needs is a bit of event specific focus to your training. Here I speak from personal experience, doing three PR’s for the mile within 30 days during the STRAVA #MyMile project. If I could do it at my age, so can you. […]

TRAINING FOR YOUR FIRST IRONMAN – HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE?

We live in a world of instant gratification, where just about everything is possible in an instant – for the right price. However, the world of Ironman triathlon doesn’t work like that. There is no such thing as instantly getting an IM medal around your neck just as you merely think of it. You need […]

Keeping Weight Loss Motivation

One of the things that keeps us from completely falling off the wagon relating to our weight loss goals is motivation. That becomes even more critical when the scale shows a plateau or even a pound or two extra. Sure it helps having a coach, trainer or accountability partner. Let’s take a closer look at […]

Running is a Pyramid Scheme

Today I have an athlete question about how to build up the physical and mental endurance to cope with the demands of a 50 mile ultra marathon. In this video I show how the optimum progression system works so that you can reach your distance goals and remain injury free. Share your opinions below too.

The 800 Calorie Diet for MASSIVE WEIGHT LOSS

I know that many people are searching for that one simple diet program that will let them lose a massive amount of weight, reach their goals super quickly and not get moody in the process. Why do I know? – Because that used to be me. So let’s look at the newest 800kCal per day […]

Melting Fat Rolls The Easy Way

There seems to be a recurring theme in the questions I have been seeing asked on various social groups. That being options for weight / fat loss. Outside of what I have studied on the matter, there has been what I have done myself. I once was clinically obese before shedding and keeping off a […]

ELITE MARATHON AND ULTRA ATHLETES FROM THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

We all know that the likes of the cheetah would crush Usain Bolt over 100m. The question arises: how do humans compare to animals as the distances increase up to the marathon and beyond. Where do you think humans fit into the global order of endurance athletes? Let’s take a closer look. Finally, have a […]