The missing piece to get you Beyond Keto – Strategic Carbs

Strategic Carbs are the final tier of the OFM Pyramid (OFM=Optimized Fat Metabolism) before putting it all together into your individualized OFM Performance and Health Matrix.  What are Strategic Carbohydrates?The term Strategic Carbohydrates was a term that I coined in 2008 when we had already been working with athletes for years (I had been personally […]

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The best diet for performance and health - Keto or High Carb?

The best diet for performance and health – Keto or High Carb?

Confused and frustrated with dietary advice to fuel your athletic pursuits? . . . the ‘information age’ is drowning us with binary thinking. The conventional High-Carb camp states you need massive amounts of carbohydrates to perform well, while, on the other end of the spectrum, the Keto camp espouses the health and performance benefits of […]

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Are you using this legal PED (Performance Enhancing Drug)?

It seems like not a week goes by without a scandal in sport about Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). It seems like performance enhancing drugs have permeated sport from the high stakes team sports to even small niche sports like ultra-running.   It is a part of this “win at all costs” psyche that will drive […]

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Beware of Cookie Cutter Sport Nutrition

One thing I have seen time and time aging from my 20 years of fat adaptation is that YOU are an individual with specific needs, especially in relation to your sports nutrition. That means that you can’t get the most out of a “cookie cutter” programme. Sure it will work but don’t you want the […]

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The Emerging Data Behind Vespa’s Results-based Performances

For over 20 years we have advocated a “Fat as your Fuel” approach to Sports Nutrition and performance. And over this time Vespa has yielded results all the way to the highest pinnacles of sports. From the Marathon to Figure Skating Vespa has helped athletes achieve Olympic Gold, set world and course record and win competitions. […]

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What is Fat Adaptation?

This is a question I get asked a lot, and, of course, there are a lot of online “gurus” claiming to understand Fat Adaptation who have magically appeared in the past 3 years to add to the confusion.  In my 18+ years of developing with Fat Adaptation for performance I’ve worked with a lot of […]

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OFM: The Alternative to Keto vs Carbs

There is no one size fits all when it comes to reaching your highest performance potential. OFM (optimized fat metabolism)  is an individualized pathway to get you back to burning fat as your aerobic energy source.Why is this important? Because, what OFM athletes experience is not only improved performance but less damage! This results in feeling […]

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