Category Archives for "Fat Metabolism"

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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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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