I first met Aidan Mackey when I joined a local Over 50’s gym class in March 2018 (CSP Gym, Bray). The class was a mix of strength, conditioning and aerobic workouts. He was patient, explained when necessary and encouraged us. We as a class had great craic, even though we were working hard. In September […]Read More Philomena
Make your physique goals a reality by getting in touch with me so that I can construct a plan that is built for YOU. I’m offering 12 Weeks of truly personalized nutrition and training with the coaching to help you learn what works for you and how to make it stick. You will be held […]Read More 12 Week Physique
The powerful current that a message arrives on is what predicts its impact, thus I don’t expect this message to come close to douse the forest fire that exists in the industry, nor do I expect it to put out just one tree. I do, however, hope that less people get burned. We live in […]Read More The Happy Pair: Misinformation and Social Influence
Something that gets overlooked in sports performance is the first principle. Energy. The amount of energy your body has left over after exercise is the most important factor. In fact something that gets taken for granted is that athletes will consume enough by virtue of getting their macros right or even eating in the right […]Read More Energy: An Athlete’s Number One Priority
Losing weight is challenging, keeping the weight off is the real challenge though. It is possible to do. Recent research adds to the existing pile of science showing the important link between your brain and your weight loss efforts. Natural Defenses We are hardwired to defend our body fat stores to avoid starvation, with a few […]Read More Brain Training to Keep the Weight Off
I’m 102kg and approximately 15% body fat.
I would be 86.7kg if I had no fat on my body whatsoever. At my height, I would still have a BMI of 26.7 and be deemed overweight.
Now, enough with the bragging already…
Vitamin D is not just a vitamin. It is a fat-soluble pro-hormone. It is obtained through the action of sunlight on skin and scarcely sourced from dietary sources. The action of specific ultraviolet sunlight on skin converts 7-dehydrocholesterol to pre-vitamin D3, which is then metabolised to vitamin D3. Functions: Improves immune system – Prietl et […]Read More Supplement Series: Vitamin D3
This is a copy of the guest post I did whilst working as an intern with LeStudio Thurles. They also offer online coaching – follow them on instagram @lestudiothurles Foam rollers have become an integral part of the decor at every gym around the world these days. Some people seem to have a something of a […]Read More Foam Rolling: Hurts so Good?
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A personal account of living with an eating disorderRead More Clara’s Story