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How to start dieting – an idiots guide to faster results

Posted on 29-05-2017 | Last updated 10-04-2019

This blog isn’t about the mechanisms of weight loss. If you want to know more about how energy balance works I suggest you read this blog here (The 3,500 kcals myth). The reason I am writing a ‘diet’ blog and not addressing the concept of calories in versus calories out...

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Are you controlling your diet, or is your diet controlling you?

Posted on 22-05-2017 | Last updated 10-04-2019

Today I want to talk about an issue which I find a huge amount of overweight, repeat-failed dieters face, and that is the issue of learned helplessness. This subject more or less centres around one question – are you in charge of your own destiny? Now I’m not talking about...

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Why trying to be perfect with your diet leads to failure

Posted on 16-05-2017 | Last updated 10-04-2019

Extreme leanness and a perfect physique is totally obtainable for many, yet completely unsustainable for most. To an outsider looking in, the fitness world had a certain façade. It seems that everybody involved with fitness professionally (personal trainers, coaches, nutritionists, physique competitors and fitness modals) would rather die than sit...

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Why your diet isn’t working and how to get better results

Posted on 28-02-2017 | Last updated 10-04-2019

It’s mid-February – surely the January, ‘New Year, New Me’ gym goers have faded out by now. They will have come up with excuses by now as to why they are destined to be fat forever and nothing ever works for them. Let’s face it, eating healthy is too expensive,...

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How to optimise diet and training around the female cycle

Posted on 02-02-2017 | Last updated 10-04-2019

Sorry fellas, this one's for the ladies but it won't do you any harm to read.... As females it’s not just as simple as having a training programme and sticking to it week in week out. Unfortunately for us ladies (we're talking about premenopausal ovulating women here) we also have...

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Are you over complicating your diet?

Posted on 17-01-2017 | Last updated 10-04-2019

Nutrition and your diet, do you find it confusing? I don’t, but the reason why isn’t because I know everything there is to know. For a start, I don’t, but more than that the reason that I don’t find nutrition confusing is because I actually ignore most of what I...

A note to those on a diet – especially if you’re not getting results thumbnail image

A note to those on a diet – especially if you’re not getting results

Posted on 10-01-2017 | Last updated 10-04-2019

It’s January – Happy New Year! With January comes new hopes, and a certain positive approach to looking forwards to the future - after all the New Year is a new cycle: a clean slate upon which we have no recorded failures, mistakes or imperfections. That means that people tend...

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Adrenal fatigue

Posted on 27-12-2016 | Last updated 10-04-2019

One of the things which really should make us proud of Western society is our medicine. I am alive today because of Western medicine, and I would wager that you are too. We have vaccines which have all but abolished some of the worst diseases we have faced as a...

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How coaches can get more likes and followers online

Posted on 25-11-2016 | Last updated 10-04-2019

 

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Mobility from an athletic point of view

Posted on 01-11-2016 | Last updated 10-04-2019

  When we talk about Mobility it’s important we know exactly what we’re referring to. A very basic definition is; “the ability to move or be moved, freely and easily”. So when we think in terms of joint mobility, it’s the ability of that joint to pass through a complete...

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