Its was a big week….

Its was a big week….

Lots happening with the family, coaching clients have been getting great results and just finalised a big submission for our local mountain bike club! So last weekend it was time to switch off, to unplug and just do whatever.   And some days you just want to get...
What is one exercise you will not do….ever?

What is one exercise you will not do….ever?

Why? Did you managed to find an alternate exercise for it?   For years and years (most of my adult life) I have been a chronic exerciser…running/riding/swimming too hard for too long, under the age old conventional wisdom idea that if a little bit of hard...
Can food change your genes?

Can food change your genes?

When it comes down to actually reprogramming your genes, I have found you will start to notice the benefit of a Primal lifestyle in a matter of weeks… not months. Our genes are working all the time to help your body to grow and re-build, or in the case of how...
Is cholesterol really bad for you?

Is cholesterol really bad for you?

Unfortunately the idea that cholesterol is unhealthy is a flawed and quite over simplified view as it is very important to the way our body functions and maintaining healthy cells. We have been told for so many years to eat polyunsaturated fats like canola and soybean...
Is gluten free healthier?

Is gluten free healthier?

Living a primal lifestyle with a focus on no sugar no grains and no processed food or oil Im often asked about gluten free foods like gluten free pancakes, penne and chocolate brownies and are they in or out. In short no…thats excluding sugar and processed...
Where did the Primal lifestyle originate?

Where did the Primal lifestyle originate?

The basis of the Primal lifestyle has been put together following a deep and scientific analysis of the way in which typical humans used to live more than 10,000 years ago.   Back then, humans were very similar height and weight to our typical modern family today, but...
“The true risk factors for heart disease are…..

“The true risk factors for heart disease are…..

“The true risk factors for heart disease are best characterized by the common health condition known as metabolic syndrome – oxidation and inflammation in the cardiovascular system – which is prompted largely by the ingestion of sugars grains and refined...
What does it mean to be insulin resistant?

What does it mean to be insulin resistant?

Unfortunately our modern day grain and sugar loaded diet together with not enough movement or exercise means that many people are headed towards being insulin resistant.   But what does this really mean?   When we eat foods that are high in carbohydrates such as...
Why do I get a headache when I drink alcohol?

Why do I get a headache when I drink alcohol?

Why do I get a headache when I drink alcohol? We’ve all had those nights out with friends lots laughs plenty of drinks lots more laughs…and the earth shattering headache the next morning. Both go hand in hand. I get that....