[Article] Cell health and Mitochondria - every athlete needs to know this!

Cell health and Mitochondria – every athlete needs to know this!

Today we are taking a deeper dive into the underlying physiology (Mitochondria) and why optimizing your fat metabolism has profound implications for your athletic performance AND health.  Additionally this has implications on aging and actually reverse the aging process. The key is Mitochondrial Health. Why is Mitochondria so important for you as an athlete?These literally are […]

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[Article] Keto + Carbs = Fat-Adapted PERFORMANCE! - How is this possible?

Keto + Carbs = Fat-Adapted PERFORMANCE! – How is this possible?

So being Fat Adapted means that carbohydrates are ok? Yep, it’s by Optimizing YOUR  Fat Metabolism! Covered topics: Dispelling  the Binary thinking being marketed to You; ‘keto’ vs. ‘hi-carb’Understanding how your Carb Threshold worksHigh Performance Tip – Build up Your Carb ThresholdYOU!, the Fat Adapted athlete, are a completely different animal compared to the hardcore keto or […]

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Removing the Stress out of Carb Counting | Fat Adaptation

In today’s video I’m going to talk about how to count carbs without going crazy.  OFM (Optimized Fat Metabolism) makes carb counting sustainable and doable for you. With the strictness of the Keto diet, counting every gram of carbohydrate creates stress which is actually counter-productive to what you want to achieve.   So how do we make […]

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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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