Time to get a Divorce Finally!

For 48 years of my life I was in love with oats, bread, pasta, rice, fruit and all that ‘healthy’ food that I was led to believe was great for me, would keep me fit, lean and provide me with sufficient energy for the day. I was deeply in love and I would get anxious...

Overcoming “Conventional Stupidity”

“Study shows if you exercise more than an hour a day you increase the risk of heart disease"  As a personal trainer and a good human, I have a responsibility to my clients to provide them with the best advice, based on up-to-date science. I recently saw a post on...

It is simple! You are eating to many calories!

“Carbs aren’t the problem, you’re eating too many calories.” Another Stupid Myth......Listen to the real experts.  Prof Noakes says, “Weight gain cannot occur without the ingestion of more calories than are needed by the body. In this sense the energy balance model of...

Bread is not the enemy!

“Bread is not the enemy. Why deprive yourself of something you love?”  Dr Tom O’Bryan says, “No human has the enzymes to fully digest the proteins of wheat, rye, and barley. These grains will cause inflammation and intestinal permeability every time they are eaten. Dr...

Top Foods to eat after working out!

Top Foods to eat after working out! The Worlds healthiest foods are the basis for my preference for fueling after exercise. I train in excess of 24 hours a week so I take this seriously. They are whole foods and they are nutrient-rich.  3 Top Take aways: Most people...

Run a Faster Marathon!

Five tips for running a successful marathon! If you’re a marathon runner, you’ll understand that there is a lot more to running a marathon than simply being a good runner. Below I provide my top five tips to help you run a successful marathon. Understand where your...

Triathletes should embrace the Gym not fear it!

The Importance of Strength and Power Training for Triathletes We seem to have this belief that we can’t miss a swim, ride or run session, yet we are willing to miss the very session that can help us develop significantly for our sport. In my opinion, integrating...

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