Freestyling VS tracking what you eat to get AND stay lean

04/04/2018
Freestyling VS tracking what you eat to get AND stay lean

Most of you who read my posts will be familiar with tracking macros & the benefits of doing this in order to get lean effectively, but what is freestyle or ad libitum dieting?

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Do you think and train like the athletes you coach?

15/03/2018
Do you think and train like the athletes you coach?

As a performance nutritionist I am not just a coach to others, but I am also a coach to myself. And alongside my clients and their coaching I am always applying new theory to myself and experimenting on my own before I implement things with my clients.

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Personal Trainers, stop getting emotional about your business

28/02/2018
Personal Trainers, stop getting emotional about your business

Emotions are dangerous, and as a coach to other coaches, a big problem I see in people developing themselves and their business is getting emotional about every problem they face in their coaching business.

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Counting calories doesn’t work

14/02/2018
Counting calories doesn’t work

Sometimes it feels like everything within fitness is simplified beyond the point of utility. In the case of fat loss, for example

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Why is nutrition so complicated?

23/01/2018
Why is nutrition so complicated?

Do you feel nutrition is complicated? Like it fills you with anxiety just thinking about it?

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The Alphabet Diet

09/01/2018
The Alphabet Diet

Many of us will read that a certain food helps burn body fat, and a certain other food is your ticket to busting out of your jeans and question ourselves – is that really true? Does that sound familiar?

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Is IIFYM Healthy?

12/12/2017
Is IIFYM Healthy?

In the fitness industry the awareness of an individual’s calorie intake has been a hot talking point for some time, and rightly so. By elevating calorie balance over food choice when talking to people, we have potentially reduced the chances of people resorting to binging on the foods that are ‘naughty’ when they cave in, and we’ve got real about why we might not be losing weight.

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Which vitamins and minerals are you most likely to be deficient in?

05/12/2017
Which vitamins and minerals are you most likely to be deficient in?

On nutrition blogs you will see a lot of about the macronutrients: how to set a macronutrient-tracking based diet, the benefits of optimizing muscle protein synthesis, carb cycling and lots more.

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The risks of eating dairy - the facts

28/11/2017
The risks of eating dairy - the facts

If you pay attention to nutrition and health bloggers, you don’t have to look very hard to find someone making the claim that dairy should be removed from your diet.

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Intermittent fasting – do or do not?

14/11/2017
Intermittent fasting – do or do not?

Basically, IF is a means of reducing calorie intake, or increasing per-meal portion sizes for the same given calorie intake by not eating for a period of time. There are some other benefits to be had from IF that are often overlooked because they aren’t sensational enough. Appetite control is one such benefit.

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