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.”

Come learn how to fast (or not eat lol)

This is video 1 out of 3 of a short video series on how busy people can integrate fasting into their lifestyles. If you are busy and would like to learn how too fast, this video gives you some simple steps to kick off a fast the easy way. This video goes over my recommendationsContinue reading “Come learn how to fast (or not eat lol)”

Podcast time 2021!

Nicole and I kicked off our podcast (finally lol). This first one is a quick conversation about how we maintain fitness and health over our holiday period. Merry xmas everyone.

Strength exercises for trail running (How to video part 4 of 5)

Strength exercises for trail running part 4 of 5 for tips on how you can implement strength exercises into your trail running routine. If you have trail running goals like a 50/100km event, getting your strength exercises in can be a key performance enhancer.

Client spotlight (Fiona Bush)

“I originally started with Nathan for exercise advice as I had many injuries and couldn’t train ‘properly’ for the weight loss that I wanted. I was the ultimate yoyo dieter, and growing up in the 80’s, it was all about ‘No Fat’, and hard core aerobics and high intensity exercise to lose weight. Funnily enoughContinue reading “Client spotlight (Fiona Bush)”

Strength training for trail running (how to input strength work into your program)

Strength training for trail running running can be a hard thing to do. How much strength training do you do? How heavy do you make the strength training and how do you know if it is impacting your trail running on the weekend? This is video 1 of a 5 video series going over strengthContinue reading “Strength training for trail running (how to input strength work into your program)”

Jonathan Fleming (client success)

Jon is a client that I have known and worked with since March 2020. Jon is just about to hit a loss of 20kg’s from his first starting position, and to say that I am proud doesn’t give him and or you (the reader) enough emphasis of just how proud I am of this man.Continue reading “Jonathan Fleming (client success)”

Scared of setting a goal.

I am sure you can agree when I say that stressing over a goal you haven’t even fully committed to is a waste of energy, although you probably agree, we all do it. Nicole and I hear it all the time, “I want to get fitter and feel better”, “I wish I could run aContinue reading “Scared of setting a goal.”

Proper Planning and Preparation Prevents Piss Poor Performance.

Take an honest look back at the last 12 to even 24 months and ask yourself, has every bit of sweat, time and effort applied to improving your physical performance been consistently progressive?, Or do you feel like you have just been running around in circles?. While reflecting, has your diet and lifestyle impacted yourContinue reading “Proper Planning and Preparation Prevents Piss Poor Performance.”

Driven by progression.

“Figuring out what highly successful people do and coaching it into my own life to suit my needs….This is one thing that I will be doing for the rest of my life.“ So I thought we could take a review of your own.Send me a reply with what you think you need to focus on? What isContinue reading “Driven by progression.”