Should you track your food?

Tracking your food can feel confronting. Suddenly there is no hiding from the habits and behaviours that we can easily avoid if we don’t think about it. That’s why it is one of the most valuable tools that you have at your disposal for understanding what’s stopping you from meeting your nutrition related goals. When researchContinue reading “Should you track your food?”

Ran up a mountain, broke a bone, here’s what I’m doing (TL;DR the kitchen sink)

I started 2023 on the top of Crater Lakes, toasting the beginning of what is going to be a great year. About 20 minutes later I was using my poles to walk 5h out of the Tongariro Crossing after a misstep resulted in skidding and landing heavily on my left leg, the result of whichContinue reading “Ran up a mountain, broke a bone, here’s what I’m doing (TL;DR the kitchen sink)”

Avoid that holiday weight creep

The problem with holiday weight gain is not the gain, per se, it appears more that year on year, people just don’t lose the added weight they put on. This might be a kilogram in the holiday period for some – could be more, could be less – that is the thing with ‘averages.’. FiveContinue reading “Avoid that holiday weight creep”

Reverse dieting 101

Reverse dieting – this is something that is a potentially important concept that may be overlooked in the whole ‘diet’ ‘no diet’ space. This is something that has come from the physique athlete space where competitors have to go through quite an extreme diet and training regime to reach their goals. However, this isn’t justContinue reading “Reverse dieting 101”

Protein powder: why and what?

You know I’m a fan of protein powder, and I thought I would share with you some of the research that is out that sways me in the direction that it is a convenience source of protein for people who struggle to get it in. There are multiple studies, these are just a few thatContinue reading “Protein powder: why and what?”