Introduction In a world bombarded by diet fads and conflicting nutrition research, Michael Pollan’s advice offers a refreshing simplicity: “Eat food, mostly plants, not too much.” This straightforward approach strips back the complexities of modern dietary advice and focuses on the basics of healthy eating. Understanding Pollan’s Nutrition Philosophy Michael Pollan, a renowned food author […]

23rd April 2024

The definition of metabolic health Metabolic health refers to the optimal functioning of the body’s metabolic processes, which include the regulation of blood sugar levels, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and body fat. It signifies a state where all these factors are within their healthy ranges, indicating a lower risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related […]

20th February 2024

Physical activity and exercise are essential for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Whether you’re an athlete, a fitness enthusiast, or simply someone who enjoys being active, fueling your body correctly is crucial to optimise performance and support overall well-being. In this article, we will explore the importance of fueling exercise and physical activity, understand the role […]

19th July 2023

Introduction In today’s fast-paced world, more and more people are turning to plant-based nutrition to promote their health and well-being. A plant-based diet primarily focuses on consuming foods derived from plants, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds, while minimizing or eliminating animal products. This article explores the benefits of plant-based nutrition, […]

28th June 2023

A healthy diet plays a crucial role in maintaining overall well-being and promoting good health. It involves making conscious choices about the foods we consume to ensure we provide our bodies with the necessary nutrients and energy. A healthy diet is not just about restricting calories or following strict rules; it’s about nourishing our bodies […]

28th June 2023

Introduction Losing weight can be a challenging journey, but with the right strategies and mindset, it is achievable. Whether you want to shed a few pounds for an upcoming event or embark on a long-term weight loss transformation, this article will guide you on the path to success. By adopting healthy habits and making sustainable […]

2nd June 2023

Two things I have learned after 24 years of training people to lose weight and offering fat loss tips: 1) there is more than one way to skin a cat  2) one size does not fit all I used to read blogs and articles written by other trainers on a weekly basis, and many of […]

12th April 2023

This is an article I posted originally almost ten years ago. However, I think the take-home message is even more relevant today than it was then. Sugar Vs Fat Documentary I finally got around to watching Horizons ‘Sugar Vs Fat’, and I have to say it was pretty interesting. I’m always very critical of these […]

5th April 2023

Prevalence of Obesity in the UK The UK is grappling with a serious obesity epidemic, according to recent data from the National Health Service (NHS). Alarmingly, almost two-thirds of adults in the country are classified as overweight or obese, with 63.8% of adults having a body mass index (BMI) of 25 or higher. The situation […]

6th February 2023

Hypertrophy is the increase in size of an organ or tissue as a result of the growth of its cells. It’s a popular topic in the world of fitness, and the idea of building bigger muscles is the driving force behind many people’s gym routines. But what exactly is hypertrophy, and how can we achieve […]

1st February 2023

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