Category Archives for "Nutrition"

Bodybuilding Diets Don’t Work

Fed up of getting fat during your ‘bulk’? Fed up of getting skinny during your ‘cut’?   A couple of years ago I would have been answering a big YES to those questions too. But not now, that’s a thing of the past. My story goes like this, from scrawny, to fat, to skinny, to […]

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The Essential Supplements

Supplements can be a minefield these days, with so many different options and promising claims, it can be difficult to know what exactly we should be taking and if it will even work. When truth be told, if a supplement claims to do something that sounds too good to be true, then this is usually […]

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The Modern Superfoods

There are a number of foods we eat that have been classed as ‘superfoods‘, yet most of these lists have never been updated to reflect new findings or research we are conducting today. Also, what exactly contributes to classifying a food as ‘super’? Some would agree this term has been made up by marketing companies […]

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The Carbohydrate Sweet Spot – Fine Tuning Your Physique

Carbohydrates are getting some bad press these days, with the increasing believe that a zero carb approach is essential for optimal body composition and health. Well, I’m here to call bullshit on that and show you exactly how to eat carbs and achieve your ideal body. Everybody can have carbs in their diet, in fact […]

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Eat More to Lose More. Diets Don’t Work.

Working in the health & fitness industry along with being a competitive athlete, it’s fair to say I have spent quite some time talking and watching guys and girls with those physiques we admire and aspire to have.   To describe these people we typically use the words ‘motivated’, ‘dedicated’ or perhaps even ‘hardcore’. This […]

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Your Diet is Dead.

If I had a pound for every time someone asked me which exercise removes ‘this’ bit of body fat or why they have been continually ‘eating heathy’ yet can’t lose weight, I would be a very wealthy man. Sadly, I don’t get a pound, but upon reflection this might be something I start to insist […]

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Ignite the Fire

Everyday I log onto my social media channels and see some great images and posts that have been carefully designed and thought out. They have been created for the sole purpose to inspire and motivate people in order to push them that one step closer to their health and fitness goals. But this isn’t what […]

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Fat Loss & Performance Seminar Review

This weekend was spent getting my training & nutrition geek on, but on this occasion it was time to sit back, listen and soak up the information provided by one of the UK’s leading Personal Trainers, Phil Learney. This was a two day event focused on performance conditioning, based around the methods and techniques Phil […]

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Combating the Winter Blues

Combating The Winter BluesIt’s fair to say, winter has arrived.The change in seasons can be hard on the body. It gets progressively colder, we resort to hot comfort foods and we catch our fair share of the flu virus.It’s not a nice time.For some, including myself, the winter months can result in much more than […]

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Obey the Principles, Reap the Rewards

Performance nutrition is changing. We are slowly cutting through the bullsh*t and learning that good nutrition that makes us perform better, look better AND feel better can be obtained by adhering to a number of basic principles. It is possible to have hot abs and feel good. It is possible to increase your bench press […]

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The High Performance Gut

  It’s incredible how many people spend so much time debating and calculating their ideal macro ratios and what their perfect overall calorie intake should be, yet they completely ignore a much more important factor when chasing rapid changes in body composition and health; the gut. Having a fully functional digestive system is paramount to […]

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The High Performance Hormones

So us nutrition geeks have decided that our diets should be individual to the person, and it should be tailored upon numerous factors such as body type, diet history, lifestyle and so on. Every person will see various results from different strategies and no one system can work for all. However when we achieve rapid […]

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