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Auckland Women: 12 week exercise and nutrition programme at CrossFit Auckland

If you are looking for a programme to get you strong, toned and fit, and strip that excess body fat – this is it. 3 days a week you’ll be doing a scheduled exercise programme with a group of only women. It’s incredibly varied and gets your cardio-vascular system going, it works every muscle in […]

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6 Week Paleo trial – results

Back in April I sent an email out to folks on my email news list, asking for Guinea Pigs to try out the Paleo eating for 6 weeks. I know that Paleo eating worked well for me, however I wondered what results others might achieve, especially given most contacts already follow a fairly healthy diet […]

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Pathology or environment gene mismatch? Drew Carey reverses symptoms of type 2 diabetes.

As my age leaps up another year, (my birthday) I’ve been reflecting on how well I am. If I took my current health it would look something like this: Heart profile, blood pressure – excellent. Girly stuff – menstrual issues PMS, non existant. Weight – BMI 20.5. Strength good, (can do at least 15 man […]

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Fat Loss Stalled? Here are 15 weight loss tips that work.

Is your fat loss stalled? Here are 15 fat loss tips that work. 1. Eat the right amount and balance of protein, carbohydrate and fat for YOUR metabolism The Zone balance is a good place to start – but it may not be the ideal balance for you. How do you know? -Your fat loss […]

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New USDA Nutrition Guidelines do not match current research

A recent opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times questions the new USDA dietary guidelines – especially in light of recent studies showing (see my previous articles for these studies): 1. Saturated fat is not associated with heart disease as previously thought. 2. Excess refined carbohydrates increase your risk of heart disease. 3. Eating red […]

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Would the world's heaviest man have done better on the Paleo diet?

I watched Prime TV’s Doco, part 2 last night following Manuel Uribe’s quest for weight loss using the Zone diet. After losing a massive 258 kg, his weight loss slowed to around 10 kg in the last few months he was followed. I have been wondering – given my recent experience with a few clients, […]

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