Burn Off the Super Bowl Calories!

I was recently asked by a Knot PR to provide content to the Huffington Post. The journalist wanted practical exercises and tips to burn off the excess calories that viewers will consume while watching the 2012 Super Bowl. Click on the link below to read the article: Super Bowl Calories: How Football Plays And Smart Calls […]

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Top Nutrition Tips – Conclusion

Final Thoughts This is the end of my 7-Top Nutrition Tips series of articles. Below is a summary of the most important points. For more detail you can find all of the articles here on my blog. Meal Timing: never get so hungry that you over eat. Don’t miss meals early in the day. NEVER miss […]

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Top Nutrition Tip #7 – Vitamins and Minerals

I recommend to all of my clients and everyone I know, to take a high quality nutritional product, one that is pharmaceutical grade, follows both GMP and USP guidelines, and is guaranteed for potency and solubility. If you choose to buy discount vitamins you will get a ‘discount’ product. If you are buying for price […]

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Top Nutrition Tip #6 – Meals: What, When and How

I strongly recommend cooking your own meals versus take-out and pre-packaged meals. This may not always be possible given various lifestyle issues. However, when you cook your own food you know what is in your food. If you can’t cook, check out your local bookstore and browse the cookbooks for something with pictures that are […]

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Top Nutrition Tip #5 – Making Healthy Food Choices

How do you make healthy food choices? There are more than enough resources available to further your knowledge on a “scientific level”, but that information might not give you any answers. My tips and strategies are based on years of reading, learning, doing and experimenting. The Basics Eliminate all processed foods, fast foods, chips, junk food, […]

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Top Nutrition Tip #4 – Good fats – Bad fats

You need fats! But more importantly you need the good fats that are essential to your health and longevity. How much you need is dependant on your lifestyle and health, but the ‘low-fat’ craze has potentially caused more people to become obese and unwell than any other diet craze I am aware of! Fats are […]

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How Gay Volleyball Has Helped Me Grow

I’m finding it difficult to find a single word to describe my emotional state this morning. I was considering schadenfreude and bittersweet but neither hits the mark. I am not taking pleasure in someone’s discomfort therefore feeling ashamed of my emotions. Bittersweet is perhaps closer to the truth. Last night was the playoffs for my […]

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Top Nutrition Tip #3 Fibre – A Daily Dose Keeps You Regular

Fibre is useful in controlling insulin — your fat storage hormone. Since fibre slows digestion it also slows glucose absorption (the rate at which the metabolized sugars from food are absorbed into the blood). An absence of fibre can result in less control of insulin response, referred to as insulin spiking, and failure to benefit […]

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