Category Archives for "Fat Metabolism"

What to expect when changing your fuel from Carbs to Fat

There is no doubt that carbohydrates provide a lot of energy but it is important we understand the metabolic problems they can cause to find the ‘BALANCE’. One example comes to mind when I was talking to a triathlon coach about an athlete of his who claimed she had chronic fatigue syndrome.  This coach did […]

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

YOUR Fat Adapted Future begins with Mitochondria

There remains a lot of scepticism and doubt around fat adaptation for health & performance. Earlier this year a podcast came out with Jason Koop   and Jeff Browning. In this podcast Jason expresses not only  doubt but, at times, dismissiveness about the results Jeff Browning is experiencing from optimizing his fat metabolism. At the […]

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Tapping into your limitless energy

This article is to help you understand the paradigm-shift of making the change to tapping into YOUR limitless energy and how Vespa can help you drive this change Unfortunately, and with all the best intentions, we have been ‘Sold & Told’ into thinking and believing you need all these external calories; carb-loading, gels, shot blocks, […]

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How to Supplement Your Sports Nutrition the OFM way

One way we make OFM “A Program for the Rest of Us” is through our sports nutrition and supplement philosophy.  Supplementation is not a replacement for your diet but it is used to bring Nutritional Balance to it.  Currently there is a LOT of talk about ‘Nutrient Density’ and this is important as is ‘Nutrient […]

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[Article] - Fat Adaptation is not about macros or calories

Fat Adaptation is not about macros or calories

We never evolved to count our calories or our macros, and fat adaptation was not a concept, it was the natural state of our bodies. In this article I want to talk about the real way to view food for optimal performance and health, and why I created the OFM (Optimized Fat Metabolism) Program. OFM is […]

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[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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