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… There is a new and improved blog piece about weight training and the mistakes that could set you back months from achieving your fitness or sporting […]
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. […]
I am sure you have seen it all before. I know I have. I remember those adverts – take this wonder tablet for a guaranteed xx lbs weight loss, but only when combined with a kilojoule restricted diet and exercise program…. LOL These days it is all planks and crunches, so lets take a closer […]
Don’t get me wrong, the plank is a great exercise for strengthening your core. That is vital to support any other training you do – upper body or legs. However, when it comes to weight loss, there are far more effective options. Let’s take a closer look. There is a new and improved blog piece […]
When the winter chill is still biting in late March or early April – or what about those super cold months of December and January, wouldn’t it be great to be able to do your preseason winter training in warm sunshine. I’m talking warm enough to shed layers all the way down to t-shirt and […]
Marathon and long distance triathlon training have an important factor in common. Both require you to put in the training hours to steadily build your conditioning. Lets face it, a lot of that training can be mind numbing. That is why a calm and stable domestic life is vital to maintain the motivation needed to […]
It may sound wierd coming from the South of Spain where our “winter” lasts about 2 or 3 weeks of unpleasant weather. Even so – we still get crispy conditions in the mountains up at 9000+ft. That is why I feel qualified enough to share my best winter cycling tips with you.