Category Archives for "Fat Metabolism"

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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Your Natural Physiology – The Key to Boundless Energy

In this video I discuss how Vespa works with your Natural Physiology to unlock the boundless energy stored in your body without concentrated sugar and carbs, which can cause inflammation and a host of health challenges for athletes. Watch the video and read the article on why this is working for hundreds of athletes: Your Natural […]

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The Holy Grail of Health and Performance – 3 Key Principles

Immediately after bonking at my first marathon back in 2000 my fat adaptation journey started with a simple question…”What were the evolutionary pressures which shaped us as humans?” ‘Primitive’ Man, did not have a bowl of oatmeal, then grab a couple of gels before he went hunting. His and his tribe’s lives depended upon mental and […]

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Coming back from a Parasitic Infection | Sport Nutrition

Today’s podcast features OFM Athletes and Coaches Amy Hamilton and Naomi Land (who live on opposite sides of the world)  contracted exactly the same parasite, Blasto Cytosis (Blastocystis), and how sports nutrition and the right diagnosis helped them.Life is full of challenges because that’s what life is all about. Some are planned like getting an […]

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OFM and the Mitochondria Performance Advantage

Mitochondria are literally your cell’s energy powerhouse. This is where ATP is produced. On a cellular level, the more your cells contain, the larger they are, the more capacity your body has to train, compete, and remain healthy & robust.  OFM provides a “Mitochondrial Advantage” in numerous ways. Fat-Adapted Metabolic State: Simply put, a molecule of fatty […]

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Results Driven, Nature Based, Science Backed

Are YOU wanting RESULTS or are you waiting for the Science? In the end, results matter and why OFM is the de facto leader in fat-adapted performance. OFM even “leads the science” by pioneering fat adapted performance long before it became published science. In fact, OFM Athletes made up the LCD Cohort in the ground-breaking […]

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The OFM Pyramid

The OFM Pyramid (Optimized Fat Metabolism) is a tool, so the athlete can understand the complex, highly inter-related aspects of the OFM Program in an intuitive way. This allows each athlete to create their own personalized OFM program around their individual needs and situation, rather than force them into a “one size fits all” program. […]

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What is OFM (Optimized Fat Metabolism)?

OFM stands for Optimized Fat Metabolism . OFM essentially resets the body back to burning “fat as fuel” for most of the aerobic spectrum, because your body prefers to metabolize fat at high aerobic rates, rates much higher than the current science says is possible, but consistent with the emerging science on fat adaptation. Once an athlete is adapted, OFM actually enhances strategic […]

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