Fitness

Metabolic Flexibility: How to turn your body into a fat burning machine October 11 2016

Metabolic Flexibility: How to turn your body into a fat burning machine   What is metabolic flexibility? "Due to possible discontinuities in both the supply and demand for energy, humans need a clear capacity to use lipid and carbohydrate fuels and transition between them.(1)"  This capacity is a healthy state called metabolic flexibility. In English, metabolic flexibility is the ability to switch from one fuel source to the next; from...

How to use Psychology to Achieve Your Goals September 22 2016

  How to use psychology to achieve your goals. Good nutrition and a solid training plan will get you a long way towards any goal you wish to achieve in the strength and fitness game, be it crushing a 200kg squat or ripping a minute off your Fran time. However, there is another source of power that you can tap into to get yourself there quicker. Psychology. Psychology has a huge effect on...

8 Tips To Prepare For a CrossFit Competition & Perform Your Best September 07 2016

  8 Tips To Prepare For a CrossFit Competition & Perform Your Best Chances are at some point in your functional fitness career you are going to compete. Whether it’s your first, or you’re a seasoned competitor, there are a few mindsets you should encompass to ensure that you achieve what you set out to.    CrossFit Competition Time   Relax and Let Go of Your Expectations; you have nothing...

What to eat for peak sports performance? The 15 Essential Superfoods August 30 2016

  What to eat for peak sports performance? The 15 Essential Superfoods to maximise your nutrition whilst helping your food taste amazing. 1. Chia Seeds Chia seeds have a long history of being used for medicinal purposes, dating back to the Aztecs.  chia seeds gave the Aztec warriors the long-lasting energy and endurance they needed to go into battle. (1)   Chia seeds are an essential addition to the athlete's’ diet,...