Muscle Fibre Typing: Are you training the right way?

Muscle fiber

Seventy to eighty percent of how your body responds to a training stimulus is determined by your genetics. This means that your muscle fibre predominance can be accentuated and even optimised through a proper training stimulus. In short, this means if your training reflects your muscle fibre genotype you’re more likely to get the maximum …

Time Management Tips – How to increase your productivity at work by 100%

So you’ve started doing high intensity strength training and cut your training down from 4 times a week to once per week. You’ve started getting better results and realised that exercise much like business is about quality not quantity. It’s about doing the 20% that get 80% of the results (Pareto Law). It’s time for …

Body By Science Author, Dr Doug McGuff on Strength Training Fundamentals, The 4-Hour Body and How to Train to Succeed at Obstacle Races

Dr. Doug McGuff, author of HIT book Body by Science and high-intensity training expert

Check out the interview I did with Dr Doug McGuff. Doug lives in South Carolina and is the co-author of Body by Science, owner of Ultimate Exercise gym, drmcguff.com and bodybyscience.net, and a full-time ER Room Physician. Doug is one of the world’s leading experts in High Intensity Strength Training and works tirelessly to help people …

Wagamama London – How to dine out and stay lean

Wagamama meals

Wagamama has really taken off in Europe and more recently has launched restaurants in the US and Middle East. Wagamama London is a popular evening eatery for many a corporate lady and gentleman. Now this was a tricky one. I spent a lot of time reviewing the Wagamama menu to find a truly healthy dish. …

Nando’s menu – the healthy choice

Nando's menu - the healthy choice

Do you ever find yourself 3 days into a new diet, and you’re doing really well, and then you remember you’ve arranged dinner with your colleague/friend tomorrow evening that is likely to lead to some unhealthy eating? You could take this evening off as a “cheat meal” or you could take the higher road and …