In my line of work, I get to hear funny reasons people haven’t stuck to their plan or healthy habits.
“I had friends stay with us from out of town”
“I have to eat what my wife cooks or she’ll get angry”
“I had to take my kids for pizza, they won’t eat anything else”
“Think I left my gym shoes on the train” Continue reading “What really makes us fat and lazy”
Do you have any rituals or routines when it comes to exercises, sports or work?
If the answer is NO, then you should think twice.
Continue reading “How to use rituals for better performance”
Often, the thought of starting a healthy plan or diet can be worse than actually doing it.
You might have noticed that I haven’t been posting articles over the last couple of weeks (if you haven’t shame on you), as I have been getting married and traveling with the family.
Continue reading “How to start being healthy when you don’t feel like it”
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.
Continue reading “Eating for the individual and portion size”
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.
Continue reading “Focusing on what matters – Picking the right gym or coach”
“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.”
Continue reading “Breaking Muscle Article – Training More Isn’t Always the Answer”
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
Continue reading “How money and calories are the same”
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.
Continue reading “What the health and thoughts on veganism”
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”