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...

A happy ending you will want to know about!

How I found my inner wisdom. The way my story started out is probably very similar to your current one, but it has a happy ending, and yours can too. In 2014 I was about 10kgs heavier than I am today. I was doing everything “right”; I was on a highly structured...

How is your Wheel of Life?

Are you in Balance? Today when you ask someone ‘how are you?’, people typically respond with ‘busy’. I bet as you read this you’re thinking ‘I’m so busy, maybe I can just scroll to the end and get the gist of this article’. Being busy has become somewhat of a badge of...

Fat Adaptation for Endurance Performance

This article was originally published on 19th July in the USA Triathlon Coaches Newsletter. https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Triathlon/News/Blogs/My-Story/2016/July/19/Fat-Adaptation-for-Endurance-Performance As a marathoner I struggled for six years wondering why I could...

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