Fat Loss Fundamentals

I haven’t posted recently due to a busy easter period but the next article is a continuation of a series of posts on fat loss and removal. Fat loss is not just about doing lots of activity or going to weight watchers. It involves a number of complex processes that will result in a netContinue reading “Fat Loss Fundamentals”

The Science Behind a Short Term Lower Carb Diet

 The creation of energy involves a complex series of chemical reactions- in simple terms the macronutrients (carbohydrate, protein and fat) can all be broken down to make energy. It is important to note that both protein and fat are essential for energy production, growth and mainatainance of the body’s structures. Why something happens in theContinue reading “The Science Behind a Short Term Lower Carb Diet”

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Ian King

Last Wednesday I attended a lecture by Ian King on Athletic Preperation Strategies for Elite Athletes given by one of the worlds best strength and conditioning coaches Ian King. Now Ian King is not a name that you may not have not necessarily heard. He isn’t quite as media friendly as a lot of otherContinue reading “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Ian King”

Strength is a Skill…

In any physical endeavour the ability to perform at your best is oftren desirable. In fact challenging yourself to hit new goals be it pull ups, press ups or any exercise is pretty much the driving force of all the programmes I write. Even for those with the goal of just looking better if youContinue reading “Strength is a Skill…”

Body Fat Distribution and Why Men Lose Weight Quicker Than Women…

The distribution of body fat varies between individuals and sexes. Males typically distribute body fat around their midsection and back while females carry more on their hips, thighs and breasts. From a health perspective men are at more of a risk of heart disease due to increased volumes of visceral fat from their storage patterns.Continue reading “Body Fat Distribution and Why Men Lose Weight Quicker Than Women…”

Cellulite Removal- The Fact’s…

Sometimes it has been questioned that the appearance of body fat may vary. Cellulite is a skin alteration described as a ‘dimpling’ appearance on the thighs, buttocks and sometimes lower abdomen of otherwise healthy women and occasionally men. The outermost layer of skin is referred to as your epidermis under which is the dermis. TheseContinue reading “Cellulite Removal- The Fact’s…”

Types of Body Fat…

Fat cells are distributed all around the body and are not necessarily inert from a metabolism standpoint.  Fat storage is defined in to the following categories: Essential Body Fat        This serves as a protection for organs, the immunity and inflammatory responses, the structure of hormones, insulation for nerves and the brain. This totals around 3%Continue reading “Types of Body Fat…”

A Primer on Body Fat Metabolism: Fuel Usage…

As a continuation from previous posts to document best practice of fat loss training and nutrition we always feel it is best to educate first so people who train with us understand the principles of fat metabolism. To understand how to burn fat it is important to understand how it is stored. Fat cells are veryContinue reading “A Primer on Body Fat Metabolism: Fuel Usage…”