Eating for the individual MUST always be personalised and tailored to his or her needs. Not only from a nutritional requirement perspective but also for goals, ethics, religion and taste. “What is one person’s medicine, is another man poison.” The cookie cutter approach will work for some but certainly not all! See related article “Food that works for you” here.
The popular phrase (or Bon Jovi song – see here) “I’ll sleep when I’m
dead” has almost become extinct, with the exceptions of a few old school tough guys and karaoke bars.
The notion you can achieve more if you sleep less has been put to rest by modern science. (1) Continue reading “I’ll sleep when I’m dead…”
All too often I catch clients and people focusing on the things that don’t matter for training and improvement. Gyms and trainers market themselves (and there is nothing wrong with marketing), on features and the latest trends.
“If you want impressive results, there is no secret formula. The key is to take massive action in the direction of improvement. Everyone knows that sitting on the couch will only grow your belly and soften your butt. The more time you spend sitting and eating in an energy surplus will inevitably add to your weight and put you at risk of losing muscle.”
Thoughts and Emotions Influence Your Health
“While weight loss is important, what’s more important is the quality of food you put in your body – food is information that quickly changes your metabolism and genes.” — Mark Hyman
Guest article by Tony Fahkry
There has never been more buzz or hype over the latest food documentary “What the Health”. It’s hard not to scroll through social media and find people debating what’s right or wrong with the film or offering their thoughts on nutritional best practices.
In fitness and life we naturally navigate away from pain and move towards pleasure. It’s normal, natural and part of our DNA. However, there a two different forms of pain and they need to be understood first, before we make the leap to trying to eliminate or avoid. Continue reading “Eliminate pain and accelerate results in the gym”
“Ticking off that first goal or overcoming an obstacle will do wonders for confidence, and will create “buy-in” for the next step. People have a natural tendency to want to finish or complete what they began.”
Photo Credit: Bev Childress - Instagram Click HERE for full article
To cheat or not to cheat is the question… Now I’m not giving you free reign to go out and play up on your spouse or partner, rather when and how to cheat on your diet plan. There are benefits both mentally and physiologically for having a “cheat meal” or a refeed. Continue reading “How to cheat on your diet without turning into a slug”