Why is nutrition so complicated?

Why is nutrition so complicated?

23/01/2018

Do you feel nutrition is complicated? Like it fills you with anxiety just thinking about it?

Read post Ben Coomber
The Alphabet Diet

The Alphabet Diet

09/01/2018

Many of us will read that a certain food helps burn body fat, and a certain other food is your ticket to busting out of your jeans and question ourselves – is that really true? Does that sound familiar?

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Is IIFYM Healthy?

Is IIFYM Healthy?

12/12/2017

In the fitness industry the awareness of an individual’s calorie intake has been a hot talking point for some time, and rightly so. By elevating calorie balance over food choice when talking to people, we have potentially reduced the chances of people resorting to binging on the foods that are ‘naughty’ when they cave in, and we’ve got real about why we might not be losing weight.

Read post Ben Coomber
Which vitamins and minerals are you most likely to be deficient in?

Which vitamins and minerals are you most likely to be deficient in?

05/12/2017

On nutrition blogs you will see a lot of about the macronutrients: how to set a macronutrient-tracking based diet, the benefits of optimizing muscle protein synthesis, carb cycling and lots more.

Read post Troy Martin
The risks of eating dairy - the facts

The risks of eating dairy - the facts

28/11/2017

If you pay attention to nutrition and health bloggers, you don’t have to look very hard to find someone making the claim that dairy should be removed from your diet.

Read post Tom Bainbridge
Intermittent fasting – do or do not?

Intermittent fasting – do or do not?

14/11/2017

Basically, IF is a means of reducing calorie intake, or increasing per-meal portion sizes for the same given calorie intake by not eating for a period of time. There are some other benefits to be had from IF that are often overlooked because they aren’t sensational enough. Appetite control is one such benefit.

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From client to coach… my journey

From client to coach… my journey

07/11/2017

Back in 2012 life looked pretty decent for me health-wise, or so I thought. I was an avid kick boxer and gym goer in relatively decent shape (no six pack though).

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Can nutritionists give out diet plans?

Can nutritionists give out diet plans?

31/10/2017

One of the biggest questions I get asked as manager of the BTN Academy is “what can a nutritionist do, can a nutritionist give our diet plans, and whats the difference between a nutritionist and a dietician”.

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Why do I store fat in my legs?

Why do I store fat in my legs?

24/10/2017

The pattern I want to talk about today is that of female pattern fat storage, or more specifically, why women tend to store fat in their bum, thigs, pelvis and upper arms – in comparison to men who tend to get a pot belly.

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Shit things good coaches do

Shit things good coaches do

18/10/2017

There are two kinds of coaches, broadly speaking: There are shit coaches. This is, unfortunately, the majority in my experience. There are good coaches. These guys realise that PT’ing is about more than writing workouts and telling folks to eat kale.

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