Tag: fat loss

With promises of 15-minute fat loss workouts, two-minute routines and adverts for the latest workout trend or craze guaranteed to get you in shape in double-quick time, the world of women’s fitness is a minefield. But how much of this stuff will actually hold up and how do we separate the good from the bad […]

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Today was penciled in as a rest day from training today but I a felt good this morning and had something to give so decided to get some impromptu conditioning in. Here’s what I did for those who could do with some Sunday inspiration: 2km run to gym W10 movement prep sequence 1km row (kept […]

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I’ve been asked a lot about what I’ve been doing to get ‘fit’ for my GOBI multi-marathon event so here’s few sample training things I’ve used for the shorter sessions aimed at getting my ‘fitness’ up. Combined with regular longer runs (and some cycling/rowing) they’ve been the mainstay of my ‘fitness’ programme since Jan. They […]

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I’m no cardio bunny, with a particular aversion to the long duration stuff.  Regardless of the arguments for and against different types, intensities and durations, I’d rather be lifting heavy stuff and doing the ‘meathead’ thing.  That said, I’ve always included some form of cardio training in my programme, because a) I believe it to […]

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I wrote a weekly newsletter for the gym today, the topic being one that seems to be getting a lot of attnetion recently, so I thought I’d share it here also. Here’s my (and the www.w10performance.com) take on conventional cardio vs intervals for fat loss: “We’ll lay our cards on the table from the off […]

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I’m am advocate of high fat, high/moderate protein and a lower proportion of carbohydrate nutrition.  And other than the occasional ‘off-day’ where we indulge, I firmly believe that we should stick to food in their natural state.  And we should eat these foods to satiety rather than counting calories. Most people who count calories are […]

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I’ve developed a reputation for getting fat loss results.  And I can honestly sat that my clients see better results, faster.  Why?  Two reasons.  One, my programs work.  And two, I’m very clear up front about what it takes. My programs work because a). I understand the science of fat loss, b). I’ve had literally […]

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The argument about traditional steady-steady cardio vs higher intensity interval training is still gathering momentum….. Have a read of this article about interval training that a friend of mine sent me from the Sydney Morning Herald. As you know I advocate the latter for fat loss.  Why?  Because given the research to date, the goals, […]

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Good article by US based nutritionist Jonny Bowden – click through below. http://jonnybowdenblog.com/diet-secrets-of-the-hollywood-stars/ Bottom line, you need to do what works for you….and do it consistently.  And let’s face it: if one diet or system worked without fail, we’d all be doing it and you probably wouldn’t be reading this post.

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Thought that title might have you intrigued and limbering up. Freedom of movement is first and foremost about longevity.  Most people don’t need to be Yoga flexible to stay injury free (no, they don’t), but most could do with more mobility and flexibility work in their programs.  Why?  Poor mobility and flexibility adversely affects posture, […]

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