Freestyling VS tracking what you eat to get AND stay lean
Posted on 04/04/2018
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?Continue reading
Do you think and train like the athletes you coach?
Posted on 15/03/2018
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.Continue reading
Personal Trainers, stop getting emotional about your business
Posted on 28/02/2018
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.Continue reading
Counting calories doesn’t work
Posted on 14/02/2018
Sometimes it feels like everything within fitness is simplified beyond the point of utility. In the case of fat loss, for exampleContinue reading
Why is nutrition so complicated?
Posted on 23/01/2018
Do you feel nutrition is complicated? Like it fills you with anxiety just thinking about it?Continue reading
The Alphabet Diet
Posted on 09/01/2018
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?Continue reading
Is IIFYM Healthy?
Posted on 12/12/2017
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.Continue reading
Which vitamins and minerals are you most likely to be deficient in?
Posted on 05/12/2017
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.Continue reading
The risks of eating dairy - the facts
Posted on 28/11/2017
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.Continue reading
Intermittent fasting – do or do not?
Posted on 14/11/2017
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.Continue reading