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 […]
If you do endurance exercise then you may have considered supplementing with beta alanine to improve your performance – here is your summary guide. Table of contents: What is beta alanine? Why not just take carnosine or histidine? How can beta alanine help me? Is beta alanine safe? How much should I take and when? […]
Creatine is one of the most popular supplements used in the sports industry. Table of contents What is creatine? Why supplement? Potential benefits from supplementation Who should use it? How to take it? Possible side effects What are the best forms of creatine? Take aways What is creatine? Creatine is an amino acid mainly found […]
If you are considering fasted cardio but want to know more about how it may impact you, read on for a summary of the pros and cons so that you can decide whether it is for you! Pros of fasted cardio Potential calorie restriction tool: Fasting can be a potential tool for restricting total calorie […]
Have you wondered about fasted cardio for enhancing your endurance performance? Table of contents: How can nutrition impact my training adaptations? How could fasted cardio enhance endurance performance? What does the research show? Could there be downsides to training in a fasted state? Take aways How can nutrition impact my training adaptations?(some science) The manipulation […]
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 […]
Can IF improve your blood sugar management? What about metabolic health? If you are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes or currently have it, you may indeed be interested in this. Table of contents: What’s the fuss about IF? What does the research show? However… Proven recommendations to improve and optimise your metabolic health […]