The Case Of Calories

Calorie counting, calorie deficits, calorie intake; there is no escaping the C word when it comes to the chat on nutrition and healthy eating. There are millions of articles, books, and other types of media concerning the central component to our diets. It is ridiculously easy to get overwhelmed with all this information about calories,Continue reading “The Case Of Calories”

8 Months Gone Green : Lessons Learnt from Turning Veggie

Those who know me well have often said that I was born in the wrong decade. Whether it’s my funky sense of fashion, or my love of Diana Ross and The Beatles, apparently I would have fit in much better to the 60s than the 2020s. With all of these hippie tendencies, my friends andContinue reading “8 Months Gone Green : Lessons Learnt from Turning Veggie”

Move More For Your Mental Health

The last 5 years has seen a massive shift in society with regards to mental health. What was once considered a taboo subject is now, a topic that people talk openly about with other people. According to the charity Mind, about 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem eachContinue reading “Move More For Your Mental Health”

3 Exercise Myths You’ve Probably Been Told : The Perjury Poacher #2

I’ve been there: searching for the perfect training formula on the internet, trawling through stacks and stacks of content written by a whole host of ill-informed influencers. So many inaccurate theories about types and methods of exercising are out there. It is hard to know what to believe and what not to, so I thoughtContinue reading “3 Exercise Myths You’ve Probably Been Told : The Perjury Poacher #2”

A Gripper’s Guide to Fat loss: A Whistle-Stop Guide to Losing Weight & Feeling Great

Keto, fasting, Paleo, Whole30, Atkins ; all of these diets generally have one goal. They are designed to help an individual shed excess bodyfat and achieve a physique that they most desire. The problem is that many of these approaches are not only restrictive and may cause an unhealthy relationship with food, but they alsoContinue reading “A Gripper’s Guide to Fat loss: A Whistle-Stop Guide to Losing Weight & Feeling Great”

Changing The Game : The Rise of Netflix’s Most Controversial film ever…

Back in September of 2019, Netflix released a Beast that has since haunted the world of fitness and nutrition. That Beast came in the form of a radical, pro-vegan documentary directed by Louie Psihoyos: The Game Changers… The film illustrates a journey across the planet undertaken by UFC star James Wilks during 6 months outContinue reading “Changing The Game : The Rise of Netflix’s Most Controversial film ever…”

Top 4 Nutrition Myths Debunked : The Perjury Poacher #1

I’ve decided to start a new series of posts I am calling The Perjury Poacher in an attempt to clear up common misconceptions and beliefs when it comes to health, fitness and nutrition. We live in a social-media-dominated era, where anyone and everyone can write content on any subject they have a strong opinion on. Unfortunately,Continue reading “Top 4 Nutrition Myths Debunked : The Perjury Poacher #1”

Book Review : The Chimp Paradox

Self-help and psychology books are very definitely on trend right now. In a modern world where stress is ridiculously prevalent, everyone seems to be turning to intellectuals and scientists who have written books and articles on everything from mindfulness, to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), to goal setting and motivation. One of the most critically acclaimedContinue reading “Book Review : The Chimp Paradox”

Running’s Forgotten Asset : Strength & Conditioning for Endurance

So you’ve signed up for that charity 10k in the midst of mince-pie-ridden guilt, and now you are in the changing rooms of the gym lacing up ready to slog out 40 minutes easy jogging in the Cardio area. After all, thats how you train for a run, right? You may think you are doingContinue reading “Running’s Forgotten Asset : Strength & Conditioning for Endurance”