Appetite 101

It is incredibly hard to ignore hunger, and the low blood sugar, temper and general lethargic feeling that can come with it. That being said, a simple understanding into how our appetite is regulated from a physical point of view, and a psychological point of view, can help us easily tame this beast.

Iron: Athlete management guidelines.

This is the final part of the series relating to iron, and will focus predominantly on how this effects athletes, when it's time to supplement, symptoms to look out for and how you can keep yourself healthy. If you haven't read parts I & II, covering how iron is absorbed, digested and regulated in the … Continue reading Iron: Athlete management guidelines.

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?

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 grocery workshop

The gap between knowledge & success is application It has become inherently evident to me that there are many things that do not work when it comes to giving out nutrition advice, and having people interact accordingly with it. One such factor was giving people overwhelming amounts of information, which I was privy to doing, … Continue reading Practical grocery workshop