June 21, 2017
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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
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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 […]
November 14, 2016
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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 […]
October 12, 2016
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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
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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, […]
August 29, 2016
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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
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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
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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 […]
June 9, 2015
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Does Your Sleep Hygiene Stink? 3 Reasons You Need to Improve Your Sleep

I laughed the first time I heard the term ‘sleep hygiene.’ I thought it had something to do with changing your sheets. Nope. The National Sleep […]