Category Archive for: ‘Articles’

  • Pimp your Protein Shake

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    Let me start off my stating that “Protein Shakes” are not magical foods that suddenly turn you into muscle bound bodybuilders or beach babes. That’s all hype and marketing which supplement companies have been using to sell their products for the past 20yrs or so. …

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    Sports Drink Shenanigans

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    Out of all the sports supplements available on the market, Sports Drinks are one of the key sellers. Whether you are walking on the treadmill in the gym or playing a 5-a-side, you are led to believe that you must have a sports drink with …

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  • How to improve your life and it has nothing to do with food

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    An ON4S State of Mind…….    These days I’m looking into other factors that affect our health and performance other than nutrition. I used to be 100% nutrition. Now I’m not. The reason is the more I learn about other factors, the more I realise …

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    Sugar v Fat – Horizon BBC Documentary

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    Dig yourself hole and then keep digging. That’s essentially what this BBC documentary did. They had two identical twins compare a high sugar diet versus a high fat diet for one month. How each faired then was based on body composition, cognitive performance, fitness and …

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    The Biggest Nutritional Myth Debunked – Saturated Fat is Bad for Us

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    I’ve been told my articles get a bit too technical. So here’s one in layman’s terms. This is one of the most debated topics around. However, the general understanding and the common recommendations are wrong. I am brushing over a lot of the science here …

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    The Importance of Sleep, How Most of us are Ruining it and What to do About it

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    The more and more I look into how the body works and how to be healthy, the more I realise that there are certain things that are master regulators. In other words, you might have the best orchestra in the world, all the best violinists …

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  • Food is not just Fuel

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    A very common saying I hear from people when they discuss nutrition is “Food is our fuel so it’s important we get the right stuff in to fuel the engine”. While this has some relevance, it is only part of the story and it overshadows …

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  • Fat Adaptation & Fuel Efficiency – The Secret to Ultra Endurance Performance

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    Part 1: Endurance sports require the body to produce energy for a very (and especially “ultra” events) very long time. Thus, it would seem logical that to improve your endurance performance, it would be wise to make your body very efficient and robust at producing energy. …

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  • Articles – Pimp your Protein Shake

    Let me start off my stating that “Protein Shakes” are not magical foods that suddenly turn you into muscle bound bodybuilders or beach babes. That’s all hype and marketing which supplement companies have been using to sell their products for the past 20yrs or so. …

    Read More
  • Articles – Reading Food Labels, Misguidance and Misdirection

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    Part I: Carbohydrates and Calories Arguably one of the biggest mistakes people make when they go food shopping is deciding on what to buy by looking at the calorie content on the back of the label. There are just so many things wrong with this …

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