I write a lot on this blog about the ways you can get healthier, the foods you should eat, and the exercises you should do to improve the chances of getting the body that you want.Read More
"You can say without any shadow of a doubt," says Drummond Rennie, a ‘Journal of the American Medical Association’ editor and a physiologist at the ‘University of California’, San Francisco, "that the ‘National Heart, Lung, and Blood’ Institutehas made a commitment to salt education that goes way beyond the scientific facts"Read More
If you want to lose weight, it’s obvious reducing your calories and increasing exercise is the way to do it.
However, if you don’t know your ‘baseline’ before starting, you’re setting yourself up for failure.
What is your baseline?Read More
Cortisol is a hormone released in higher amounts when your system is stressed. Now stress can be the obvious, like driving in Singapore or the not so obvious, drinking coffee.Read More
Most of us want to be healthier, and eating the right food is one of the biggest components of good health.
Eating Organic makes sense, as the produce should have more goodness than conventionally farmed food. In addition a gluten free diet helps us restore gut health and reduce inflammation.Read More
Are you bored with squats, dead lifts, chins, dips and push-ups? Not feeling your muscles burn during training? Would you like a new exercise that actually works?Read More
Fixed in a warrior pose for what seemed an eternity, my legs started to burn, my face contorted, I needed to get out of this pose, the instructor walked over, slapped me and said ‘show no emotion.’ I relaxed my face and continued on.Read More
The common belief is that fruit juice is good for you... And it can be, if you're a hard charging athlete that needs a bucket load of carbs to fuel performance and speed up recovery time. But if you're trying to trim down a bit, maybe juice is not the best choice of beverage.Read More
This is the time of year when people want to start fresh, wipe their slate clean or make new commitments for the year ahead. Most have either a fat loss or fitness related goal nestled in amongst their goals for 2014.Read More
I don’t feel old, however recently I’ve noticed a lot of grey hair appearing on my head….. Holy crap I’m 40!Read More
Will a “cheat day” help me get lean? A cheat day, for the uninitiated, is one day a week where you get to binge, in exchange for being extra careful with your diet the rest of the time. Unfortunately as a general rule, I’m going to have to say ‘NO’! A cheat meal will not help you get lean and in fact might just do the opposite.Read More
Won’t eating every few hours boost my metabolism? Unfortunately it does not seem to be the case. You will get the same 'thermic effect of food' (boost in metabolism) if you eat all your calories at one sitting or space them out over the day. In fact, spacing your meals further apart could help you become leaner.Read More
What should I eat to be healthy? Sounds like a simple question, but there seems to be a lot of confusion, and it only seems to be getting worse.Read More
The information on this blog is given with the understanding that we are not rendering medical advice of any kind. The information is not intended to replace medical advice, and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Full medical clearance from a licensed physician should be obtained before beginning any exercise and training program or diet.Read More