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?
The guide to creatineRead More Supplement Series: Creatine
A personal account of living with an eating disorderRead More Clara’s Story
I have gone from one extreme to the other with a quite a few things, especially with my opinions. As I said before, I based them on someone else’s drivel. If you are like me and actually went and read a scientific paper your mind can be blown in an instant. When faced with some […]Read More Growing Pains, Biases and Strap ons.
Why do we only work in certain numbers? What’s the difference between 3×8 and 3×10?When was the last time you did sets of 7 reps?Read More 3 x 8… Illuminati
Which comes first? The chicken or the egg? More importantly, does it matter? If you didn’t bring your protein shake to the gym would you just turn around and go home? That is actually a serious question. Some readers will think it laughable to postpone a gym session just because they forgot their post workout […]Read More Training is Important-er