Archive for March, 2010

Protein – Are you getting enough?

‘How much protein should I be eating if I want to build muscle?’ It is one of the most common questions I get asked and the area where most people are going wrong in their attempts to build extra mass. In all probability you’re not eating as much as I recommend. In all the years […]

Martial arts fat loss – a personal approach

As you probably know ‘One Size Doesn’t Fit All’ and often tweaks need to be made so that you get the BEST out  of any system. One of the main advantages you get when you purchase the Four Week Fat Loss System is that I’m there to support you, yes a real live person.  A […]

Why we get fatter as we age and Sunday mornings hurt more

It’s not just an urban myth there are sound scientific reasons why we have to fight against middle age spread and waking on Sunday after a game hurts more than you can remember. One of the main reasons is that as we hit our early 20’s we start producing less Growth Hormone. Growth Hormone is […]

How tea and chocolate can help with weight loss

GREEN TEA Many of us like a cuppa through the day. Apart from knowing that you should try to limit your sugar consumption, and, arguably, use skimmed-milk in your tea, many of us give no more thought as to whether the tea we drink has any consequences for our health. Read on my friends and […]

Oestrogen / Testosterone Protocol

Many men have problems with low levels of testosterone or put another way higher levels of oestrogen.  In this article I outline some methods that you can use to naturally increase your Testosterone levels.  As ever you should always consult with your Doctor before you try any of these methods. When I consult with clients […]

Protecting against pollution to increase your sporting performance

Living in the 21st century we are surrounded by more and more pollutants and it gets worse every day.  I’m not going to be a doom and gloom merchant here but it does not take a rocket science to work out that the less exposure you have to pollutants the better it is going to […]

CLA grass fed beef and weight loss

The term CLA refers to a class of positional and geometric conjugated dieonic isomers of linoleic acid.  It has been shown to have many biological effects, including anti-carcinogenesis, anti-atherogenesis, immune modulation, and altering body composition (Pariza, 2004).  CLA is a naturally occurring compound which can help keep you healthy and lean. As with all the […]

High estrogen levels in men – natural prevention strategies

Causes of Estrogen Dominance Syndrome Estrogen is a female sex hormone and increasingly it’s being seen in higher levels in men. Our sperm counts are significantly lower than our grandfathers, that should be enough to get your attention! Besides the natural hormonal fluctuations of menopause, certain lifestyle choices and conditions can also contribute to estrogen […]

Rugby – Blood Sugar Control

The most important nutritional skill a rugby player can master is… Blood Sugar Control… Managing your blood sugar levels is vitally important for the modern day rugby player . If you can master this skill you’ll be able to: •    Manage your weight – Losing fat at the flick of a switch •    Control your […]

How Carbohydrates Can Make You Fat

I’m excited about the opportunity to share some ideas that you can use in your life to improve your performance.  Good nutrition can make an amazing difference in your life and is not just the preserve for elite rugby players. One of the main areas that I have to focus on with rugby players is […]