Nutrition & immunity.

There had been a LOT of hype in recent times due to the coronavirus outbreak on the links between nutrition, health & immune function. A lot of this information has been poorly supported by evidence, misleading or simply false. Such claims include ketogenic diets preventing you from catching COVID, or certain supplements boosting your immune … Continue reading Nutrition & immunity.

Good food & bad food, missing the point?

Are we asking the wrong question? Challenging biases             This is a much nuanced topic that I come into contact with multiple times per day, as humans we are conditioned to classify and qualify everything, giving things labels and grouping them together, it helps make us feel in control. Ironically, when we do this with … Continue reading Good food & bad food, missing the point?

New Year’s Resolutions

Are you starting off next year, like you start off every year, with resolutions that you already know are destined to burn out around mid February? Maybe you even have an idea in mind, maybe you want to wait until after the Christmas period is over? There is a reason you make new years resolutions … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions

Top tips for weight management over the festive period

'Tis the season to be jolly, but it doesn't need to be the season to ruin all of your health & fitness ambitions. If you are like me, and all of the clients I ever had, or, you are just a normal person, then this topic will probably concern you, year in, year out. So … Continue reading Top tips for weight management over the festive period

How to use the low carb approach in your training.

Spoiler alert: You don't need to drink bulletproof coffee, you don't need to shovel carbs down your throat and you don't need to "convert" to ketogenesis. The key to maximizing endurance performance, or performance in general, is getting the required adaptations from ALL sessions, you could be shooting yourself in the foot, unwittingly, read on … Continue reading How to use the low carb approach in your training.

Practical application nutrition series: Travel, jet-lag and catering

INTRODUCTION             I want to cover this topic as part of what I am calling the practical application series for athletes, as oftentimes, the link between knowledge, perfect plans and actual results is the application and execution. We are often overexcited and overly ambitious in the planning stage, that we sometimes forget that all we … Continue reading Practical application nutrition series: Travel, jet-lag and catering