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.
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 […]
I’ve just been asked for some tips that I have for wearing heels to office without getting painful feet and legs. At first I thought it might be a really late April Fools prank – or maybe I was getting trolled. But the more women I spoke to, the more I came to realize that […]
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.
Now there is an interesting question: Is it physically possible to shed belly fat with no exercise? Let me phrase that question a little differently, is a lack of exercise the only cause of people getting fat? There is a cliche that holds a lot of truth: It is impossible to outrun a bad diet. […]
Irrespective of whether your goals are triathlon, distance running, cycling, weight loss or simply improved health and bone density – weight training has an important role for you. In this video I take a closer look at the key benefits to your health and fitness plan. As always, I welcome you feedback. So let me […]
It is simply amazing the types of crazy ideas that people can come up with in the quest to lose a lot of weight almost overnight. As if a decade of more of bad habits can be reversed in the relative blink of an eye. Honestly, how long did it take to get as out […]