There is an uncredited adage of indeterminate age that vaguely goes something like “The better you are at martial arts the less you have to use it”. To some people this makes sense straight away – it’s common sense. To others it just sounds daft. This video clip on YouTube gives a pretty clear example of how this can be true.Continue Reading
Research indicates that a good night’s sleep does the body good and helps it stay fit, especially for athletes. Full article hereContinue Reading
right click, save as my first workout mix made for you. 1 hour long. 1 warm up track. 1 cool down track. 127-130bpm and backContinue Reading
Which one works best?
Given all the recent hype about low-carb and high protein diets you might assume that high-protein/low-carb diets are more effective than high-carb/lower-protein* diets.Continue Reading
Training at low intensities – up to 55% of max heart rate – is considered to be training in the fat burning zone. Great! So a higher proportion of calories will be burned from fat supplies rather than carbohydrate supplies. Great!
So, what’s the problem?Continue Reading
This is a basic diet plan for someone wishing to lose weight. It’s not a “Diet” as a such, but a sustainable way to eat for someone who wants to loose weight. A diet is for life, not just for just after Christmas! It is a dairy free diet and suitable for people who get bloated with too much bread. For a more tailored meal program, you may wish to contact some friends of mine at Key Nutrition.Continue Reading
Click to see the full size visualisation by David McCandless comparing coffees and snacks to the amount of caffeine and even equivalent activities to burn those calouries.Continue Reading
An interesting article on the Whole Health Source blog points to scientific studies that show that refined carbohydrates are much worse for teeth in terms for de-calcification.Continue Reading
An abstract from a study performed in Australia that was published recently in Obesity (a research journal) on the ‘effects of a low carbohydrate weight loss diet on exercise capacity and tolerance in obese subjects.’Continue Reading
Along with the Low-Carb vs Low-Fat Diet study is another paper (also in published Obesity) on the effect of a high-protein vs high-carbohydrate diet (both low fat) on weight loss maintenance.Continue Reading