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The menopause and exercise

The menopause and exercise This is something that either has, is, or is going to happen to all of us...
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Menstrual cycle, diet and training

Menstrual cycle- should you make changes to diet and training? Does it significantly affect your mood, energy levels or cause...
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Reversing type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is reversible And here is how.. - Eating too much results in excess energy which is stored...
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‘Trust the process’

‘Trust the process’ I hate this saying. It’s used by many trainers as a cop out to explaining the reasoning...
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Personal fat threshold

Personal fat threshold We can all store a certain amount of fat safely before fat starts accumulating in places like...
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Muscle protein synthesis

There are 2 key determinants of muscle mass(aside from genetics) 1) Nutrient availability 2) Physical activity If we look firstly...
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Tracking protein intake

How do you track your protein intake? Do you look at daily or even weekly averages or do you look...
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Training hard but not getting results?

Training hard but not getting results? Are you giving your body the nutrients it needs? I’m sure you’ve all heard...
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Activity Compensation

Ever wonder why certain individuals seem predisposed to gaining weight and find fat loss harder than others? Part one: Activity...
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Whole Grains

Whole Grains Observational studies have shown that whole grain consumption decreases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2...
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‘There’s no point exercising if you’re not going to eat well’ 

‘There’s no point exercising if you’re not going to eat well’ WRONG hun. In fact, there is potentially even more...
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Sugar as the cause of diabetes: over simplified and wrong

The idea that sugar causes diabetes is vastly over simplified..much like the notion that sugar is to blame for obesity....
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How to plan your meals

Personal trainers – who is guilty of giving our calorie and macronutrient guidelines with little else? Are you giving much...
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Flexible dieting – the struggles

Why people struggle with flexible dieting It sounds brilliant- you get to eat the foods you want you can still...
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Low carb diets part 3: Why does the insulin hypothesis stick?

Low carb diets part 3: Why does the insulin hypothesis stick? There is truth in it. It is science taken...
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How big should a deficit for fat loss be?

How big should a deficit for fat loss be? This obviously depends on a number of factors such as what...
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Weight loss Plateaus 

Weight loss Plateaus We know that short term fluctuations in weight do not represent fat loss and that lack of...
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An answer to fad diets

Our 8 week applied fat loss education program Find out more here https://youtu.be/qAPOBwUALts
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A skin patch that burns fat!

A skin patch that burns fat! No this isn’t one of those fads about orange peel infused green tea skin...
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