These articles are to serve you to make your own best decisions when it comes to nutrition, training, health and performance.
I aim to communicate the research and science, with the intention of being as objective as possible whilst adding in my own recommendations based on my experiences. Enjoy and if anything resonates, please share in the comments!
Losing body fat, is a common body composition goal – but the type of fat matters when it comes to health. Why is fat important Classifying fat tissue according to function Different fat cells for different functions Where you store fat matters: subcutaneous & visceral How does what fat you have impact your health Does […]
Having a plan to meet your goals is widely accepted, but the importance of a schedule is often overlooked. Table of contents Why a schedule can be helpful How a meal schedule can be helpful How a training schedule can be helpful Take aways Why a schedule can be helpful? A plan provides the framework […]
Have you ever wondered how we experience the sensations of hunger and fullness? Much nutritional content takes a prescriptive approach, providing us with various strategies or techniques to manage our feelings. I’ve always been motivated to understand the “whys” . Countless articles provide “how” to respond to food or your feelings around food – take […]
There has definitely been a rise in the number of “coaches” that we are marketed to believe we need help from to be successful in all areas of life – whether it is for a career, being in a relationship, or health. We all want to have success in every area of our lives and […]
You may have heard that fasted cardio is beneficial for weight and fat loss. Table of contents: Debunking the myths The science: fat versus carbs for fuel Fuel source preference versus fat loss What does the science say about fasted cardio for weight and fat loss? Does that mean that fasted cardio isn’t beneficial for […]
Is IF superior for weight loss, fat loss and improving body composition? Table of contents: IF types What does the research show? Practical recommendations for using IF to lose weight Practical recommendations for using IF when optimising body composition Take aways IF types IF, also known as time restricted feeding (TRF), alternates periods of feeding […]
This article explores the concept of starvation mode, the science behind it and whether it is the reason you are not losing weight. There are also some tips to help you progress weight loss diet forward. The concept of “starvation mode”: The term starvation mode is popularly used to describe a slowed metabolism in response […]
Lots of people talk about the benefits of the ketogenic diet, but what does the research say? Here is some of the science on how going keto may enhance your health, fitness and lifestyle. Metabolic flexibility Metabolic flexibility is the capacity for the body to effectively utilise both carbohydrates and fats for fuels. Being healthy […]