“Oh it’s easy for you, you have always been skinny” (Client highlight)

13th May 2019 was the first week I got to work with now long term client Tracey. I believe that Tracey truly has found equilibrium or balance if you will, with her health and performance results. Going from the inability to complete 1 push up to now crushing numerous weekly strength workouts, enduring a 50kmContinue reading ““Oh it’s easy for you, you have always been skinny” (Client highlight)”

Long Term Results (client highlight)

I have had the pleasure of working with this client since the 24th of February 2020. Like many clients that come to me for either weight loss or general health goals, typically all of the people we work with are people well experienced in the diet and exercise world. What do I mean by this?Continue reading “Long Term Results (client highlight)”

Aerobic Deficiency

It can be hard to understand if you have a poor aerobic base or not…. especially without taking yourself to a science lab. The above gives you a few descriptions of what it could look or feel like if you are experiencing aerobic deficiency. The key to enhanced endurance performance will always start from yourContinue reading “Aerobic Deficiency”

Hiking in Australia, Kosciuszko National Park (Vlog part 1)

Hiking in Australia is seriously one of the best family activities I think you can do. Fresh air, sun on your skin and adventure to be had by all. Hiking always becomes interesting when you have young ones, but the difficulty is well worth it at the end. Nicole has some great words of adviceContinue reading “Hiking in Australia, Kosciuszko National Park (Vlog part 1)”

Ultra Trail Australia 2021 (Vlog | Rolled ankle and general training advice)

Ultra Trail Australia 2021 for me is looking quite unstable at the moment. I have managed to roll my ankle 8 weeks out of Ultra Trail Australia 2021 and things are still not back to normal. We are currently flooded out of Sydney, so access too scans for the ankle is currently out of theContinue reading “Ultra Trail Australia 2021 (Vlog | Rolled ankle and general training advice)”

Hiking to Kedumba Campsite Blue Mountains (A message to my son)

Hiking to Kedumba Campsite Blue Mountains (A message to my son) is the start to a new video series where I leave messages to my son Hamish. Message to my son. Time is the most valuable commodity. So┬áprecious┬áthat you are unable to buy more. Once lost, it can never be replenished. This hiking trip withContinue reading “Hiking to Kedumba Campsite Blue Mountains (A message to my son)”

Fat burning and endurance training (Ultra Trail Australia 2021)

Fat burning and endurance training really are a perfect combination. Considering endurance is predominately an aerobic activity, ensuring that your body can burn fat is such an advantage to your endurance training and performance. Looking past all of the health benefits of becoming a good fat burner (metabolic flexibility), the benefits can dramatically improve onesContinue reading “Fat burning and endurance training (Ultra Trail Australia 2021)”

Weight loss and endurance goals.

Weekly update.Starting weight 77.8kg.This week is 76.2kg. The drop is happening and what I am most excited for is that my pace, endurance and overall performance has taken a huge jump over the last mesocycle of training. This is not just a lucky occurrence, I spent the last 12-15 months strictly building aerobic base. ItContinue reading “Weight loss and endurance goals.”

Exercise and your weight loss goals!

This can be a bit of a touchy subject, and pure opinion through my own experience (I was an overweight PT), and in discussions with many clients now on better paths. The chances of feeling good about yourself is greatly improved from being able to control a healthy body composition. Now obviously I am notContinue reading “Exercise and your weight loss goals!”

Cortisol, fat burning, performance and daily energy.

Do you struggle with weight/fat loss? Do you struggle with daily energy and/or workout performance? Read this: Cortisol, the most prominent fight or flight hormone is secreted by the adrenal glands in response to environmental stimulation perceived by the brain. One of the stresses is low blood sugar, a fundamental problem for people who areContinue reading “Cortisol, fat burning, performance and daily energy.”