June 21, 2017

Why The Case For Public Health Recommending A Low-Carb Diet Is Flawed

In 2016, the Public Health Collaboration [PHC] in the U.K. published the National Obesity Forum Report entitled, ‘Eat Fat, Cut the Carbs, and Avoid Snacking to […]
June 14, 2017

Is A High Protein Diet Ruining Your Gut Health?

You are 76% human. The rest is bacteria. Sounds like a strange concept to many, but this area of research into the “microbiome” (which is the functions […]
February 27, 2017

The Evidence for Sulforaphane: Superfood or Hype?

When you look at a blueberry, what do you see? When you look at a head of broccoli, what do you see? Perhaps the most compelling […]
December 6, 2016
Burger VS Steak

Paradigms Lost: Clean Eating & If It Fits Your Macros

The pendulum swings in the nutrition world are extreme. We’re living in particularly tiresome dichotomy right now, between the nebulous concept of “clean eating”, and the […]
November 14, 2016

The Truth About Sugar Addiction

Sugar “addiction.” Its an attractive concept to the ‘Cult of Wellness‘ and their social media accounts, aided and abetted by supermodels claiming sugar is “toxic.” The […]
November 2, 2016

Preserving Brain Health: 9 Key Evidence-Based Foods to Prevent Cognitive Decline

There is a 99.6% failure rate of pharmaceutical drugs for the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease [AD] (Cummings, Morstorf & Zhong, 2014). Read that again. […]
October 25, 2016

7 More Essential Productivity Hacks to Crush Your Day

In part 1 to this piece, we looked at how our modern information environment is, in fact, a productivity nightmare. We also talked about why productivity is […]
October 20, 2016

7 Essential Productivity Hacks to Crush Your Day (Part 1)

Social science is intriguing right now, because we’re living in uncharted territory; hyper-connectivity, unprecedented access to information, and an overwhelming pace of life, professional and personal, […]
October 12, 2016

Taxing Sugar: Reductionist, Ineffectual and Lacking “Big Picture” Thinking

In 2015, a series of government documents were published in the UK in relation to obesity, in particular childhood obesity (Children’s Food Trust, 2015; House of Commons […]
October 8, 2016

The Ketogenic Diet and Strength Training: Why it Doesn’t Stack Up

The ketogenic diet has become a hot topic. The discussion around it is a perfect example of the lack of any measured conversation in the nutrition-sphere, […]
October 3, 2016

Endurance Athletes: One Supplement You Need to Prevent Post-Race URTS

Marathon runners, triathletes, cyclists and other endurance athletes have an increased susceptibility to upper respiratory tract symptoms [URTS], which is associated with longer duration exertion and […]
September 1, 2016
Success winner woman standing with arms up joyful after outdoors workout. Half silhouette on sunny warm summer day with city skyline in background, From Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

5 Morning Routines to Help You Win the Day

I am fascinated by morning routines. From Steve Jobs to Ben Franklin to Tony Robbins, there is an undeniable trend that morning routines are a core […]
August 29, 2016
olympic lifting

Do You Need to Lift Heavy to Gain Muscle?

Training advice can be quite bland. Ever looked at the “routines” which pro physique athletes post for hypertrophy in Muscle & Fitness or other similar industry […]
August 17, 2016

How to Become A Better Endurance Athlete: Manipulating Carbs for Aerobic Adaptations

In this article, I’m going to discuss a very interesting tactic that has emerged from the literature on how to increase aerobic adaptations to endurance training […]
August 11, 2016

Optimising Protein Intake for Size and Strength: 5 Broscience Myths Put to Bed

What you know about protein, bro? As a consequence of its central importance to muscle building, size and strength development, protein has been at the center […]