One of the reasons we don’t talk much about supplements is that it’s too easy to think you are “on it”, just by purchasing and taking a supplement. It creates a false sense of progress. It’s easy to go on Amazon and buy some fish oil. Whereas monitoring and adjusting calories and macros takes time,[…]
How much does PT cost? • A cheap one – £15 per hour. • Average price at DW or Virgin – £30 per hour. • UK’s top prices – £150 per hour. But, guess what!? … You’re not paying for the hour – you’re paying for the value that your PT brings to that[…]
Before you worry about fat burners, get the basics right and you’ll be set for life. I get loads of questions from new clients and teenagers about supplements and they are usually approaching things back to front. Get the basics (calories, macros, timing) right first, then worry about the last 5-10% improvements that come via[…]
I’ve no big issue with shake-based weight loss programmes, other than the fact that the people selling them talk nonsense. The purported benefits of the products have no more scientific basis than me putting my socks in the vacuum cleaner and then expecting to find an apple grow on my steering wheel as a result.[…]
Why do you want to gain weight? OK, first let me ask you a question: what’s your goal? If you want to bulk up or gain weight then why do you need a powder? Have you never heard of McDonald’s, Pizza Hut or pork pies? They will help you to gain weight and bulk up[…]
Which type of protein should I buy? There are several types of protein available. Here’s a basic overview: Casein Protein Advantages: It’s slow to digest, clots in the stomach, and appears to be anti-catabolic due to this effect. It contains dairy calcium (which is important for bone health and body comp effects). Disadvantages: Slow digestion[…]
Why Protein? I recommend a high protein diet during a body transformation program because of its ability to facilitate muscle growth and its high thermic effect – the caloric cost of digesting and processing it. As a rough guide, here are the thermic effects of protein, carbs and fats. Protein: 20-35% of calories are burned through[…]
Creatine Monohydrate appears to be the most effective nutritional supplement currently available in terms of improving lean body mass and anaerobic capacity.