Exciting new discovery – stopping eating causes fat loss!

  So when exactly did losing weight suddenly become this massively complex problem? After all, it must be a problem right, otherwise all the scientists and the Government would have come up with the solution by now? The funny thing is that, before the obesity epidemic began in around the 1970’s, everybody understood what caused… Continue reading Exciting new discovery – stopping eating causes fat loss!

18 (yes 18!) benefits of fasting.

Is skipping the odd meal bad for your health?! On the contrary; here are 18 benefits of intermittent fasting, without even trying! Improved mental clarity, memory and focus. Weight and fat loss. Lowers blood sugar levels Improves insulin sensitivity Increases energy levels Lowers blood cholesterol Possible prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease. Greater longevity. Reverses the Ageing… Continue reading 18 (yes 18!) benefits of fasting.

Slimming World: now the bad points.

Some people saw my recent blog post about Slimming World, pointing out its positive features and concluded that I must be a fan of this organisation. I suppose that in today’s world of very short attention spans and black and white instant judgement that’s not all that surprising. People don’t often read complete blog posts… Continue reading Slimming World: now the bad points.

All you need to know about fat loss.

  Guys, I’ve been through all the diets, seen all the theories about exercise and calories. I’ve been a 52 year old 85 kilo, overweight guy and transformed myself into a 64 kilo ironman distance triathlete and 300 kilometre ultra marathon runner. I know the best way to lose weight and keep it off and… Continue reading All you need to know about fat loss.

Intermittent fasting and related nutrition; real questions from clients.

  The following are real recently asked questions from clients, regarding intermittent fasting and nutrition generally. I thought it might be interesting to address these in a blog post, as they are all good questions; Q. I’m not comfortable with the idea of skipping meals – is this accepted knowledge? A. Is it accepted knowledge?… Continue reading Intermittent fasting and related nutrition; real questions from clients.

Some surprising facts about fasting.

  Most people, including myself previously, have fallen for the marketing tricks of the food industry, believing that going without food will compromise performance and make them feel awful. In fact, the opposite is true. You may be surprised to learn the following; There is no decrease in metabolic rate during fasting – if anything… Continue reading Some surprising facts about fasting.