Balance, we often hear, is the key to living a happy life but how do we define it, and more importantly apply it?
A spoonful of sugar helps the mid-section grow round… in the most delightful way. Sugar consumption is the biggest reason for fat gain. If you want to lose fat and prevent any further fat gain, it is crucial to understand the sugar-insulin response and its relationship to fat storage. This extract from my book, “The Bottom Line Of Fat Loss”, discusses sugar and its impact.
A client has asked me for some advice on diet and general preparation for marathons.
I touched in an earlier blog post about the importance of diet and nutrition as a foundation for health and fitness, with mention specifically of The Metabolic Typing Diet. In this Blog entry, I will delve more into the background and practical application of this approach to diet and nutrition, which I believe goes far beyond the normal “fads” of diet trends.
The body was designed to squat, twist, bend, push, pull, lunge, walk, run and jump. These are the dominant movement patterns that we see in everyday life and in sports. I have developed whole series of exercises based around these “Life Movement” patterns to help you achieve “Functional Fitness”.
I hope to share with you on this Blog my approach to “Functional Fitness”. With the resurgence of interest in bodyweight training / callisthenics, better understanding of the importance of movement and mobility, and the increasing popularity of exercise routines like MMA and CrossFit WODs, the fitness industry is talking more and more about the benefits of functional fitness training.
Last month on a beautiful January winter’s day I was honoured to host clients of SOGO, 2XU and Runner’s World at my 5 ANIMAL FITNESS MOBILITY WORKSHOP targeted specifically at runners as part of the “SOGO RUNNING SEASON” initiative in Hong Kong!
This is a response I wrote to a client’s questions on blood pressure.
It is traditional to reflect on habits, behaviours and achievements at this time of the year and to construct some resolutions to bring new happiness and meaning to life.
I was invited to represent TRX at Taiwan’s first-ever Summit for Trainers to co-lead on the TRX coaching model and present on TRX Mobility.