Calories and Weight Loss- Why Quick Fixes Don't Work

Calories and Weight Loss- Why Quick Fixes Don't Work

'95% of dieters fail to maintain their weight loss within a five year period.' (Anita Bean, Sports Nutrition, 2013). Rather, changing your lifestyle is what has long-term effects on maintaining a healthy weight.

Can high fat diets increase endurance?

Can high fat diets increase endurance?

FOR LESS CONDITIONED ATHLETES, UNTRAINED INDIVIDUALS OR THOSE EXERCISING ABOVE 65% VO2 MAX, HIGH FAT DIETS HAVE NO PERFORMANCE ADVANTAGE (Burke 2004; Erlenbusch 2005). So don't follow a trend just because someone says it's the only way; trust your intuition and follow a plan that suits your needs. It is best to sticking to timing and weighing all of your macro nutrients to suit your body type (carbs, fats and protein) and around the times you train and the type of training you do. Nutrition is like fashion- just because someone with credibility says it is in fashion, it doesn't mean you should wear it, or that it will suit you.