When most people think of what the body needs to cope with running the 100km distance, the only consideration is usually hydration and fueling. However, that’s barely the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Yes it is true that fueling is important. You have to remember that ultra distances of 50 miles and longer require more […]
Belly fat is almost always a contentious issue. Invariably within social media there is a push back against the issue as so many are hyper sensitive to perceived fat shaming. I was clinically obese and it wasn’t until I made a lifestyle shift that things improved. Sure, I could go on diet and lose a […]
I am often asked how I qualify to talk about fat loss – especially during a time where the word fat is such a sensitive subject. The brutal truth is that I was fat. Actually, clinically obese to be precise. While there are many starvation style crash diets and a multi billion dollar industry of […]
This question raises the more important factor of the two key macro groupings of exercises. On the one side you have cardio vascular training, while on the other side is resistance training. Both forms of training have a role to play within any structured training plan. When it comes to creating a structured training plan, […]
How do you factor desert into a nutrition program that will help you to be the leanest and fittest you can possibly be? The answer is astoundingly simple.
Cholesterol is a topic close to my heart, pardon the pun. Some people believe that you can diet your way to lower cholesterol – especially those why push the Paleo / Banting narrative. While others feel that you can eat whatever crap you like, just as long as you burn calories at the rate of […]
An hour a day on the spin bike is an awesome way to work towards a fitter and healthier lifestyle. However, in isolation it will not guarantee weight loss. Here’s why…
So many people are looking for a crash diet to lose the most possible weight within a 14 day period for some or another reason. My strategy is somewhat different. In this video i discuss how it is possible to lose a lot of weight while still eating 3500kCal per day.
So many women avoid touching weights in the gym because they believe lifting weights will give them masculine muscles. Nothing can be further from the truth, and here is why…
The 7 day dry fast seems to be all the rage as the elusive magic silver bullet that will launch you on the fabled yellow brick road to a thinner and healthier body. Let’s take a closer look at this and what your expected outcome is likely to be, both short term and long term. […]