Negative Energy Balance – for Fat Loss

What is energy balance? “Energy balance” is the correlation between “energy in” (food calories taken into the body through food and drink) and “energy out” (calories being used in the body for our daily energy requirements).  We convert potential energy stored within our food (measured in kcals) into three areas: work, heat and storage.  EvenContinue reading “Negative Energy Balance – for Fat Loss”

The 3 R’s of Recovery

After a challenging training session or race, how you recover is key to overall performance. If we recover better, we train harder! Providing your body with the correct nutrients at the correct time can affect the rate we recover. Dehydration, glycogen depletion (when our carb stores have been used) and muscle soreness can all beContinue reading “The 3 R’s of Recovery”

FULL BODY WORKOUT – You’ll need dumbbells or kettlebells for this one!

A1. FFE (front foot elevated) split squat –  8-10 on each side  The hip flexor muscles become chronically shortened in population who sit for a living. This adaptive shortening leads to lower back pain due to dysfunction in the knees and hips. This exercise improves the strength of the quadriceps, medial hamstrings, and adductors. ItContinue reading “FULL BODY WORKOUT – You’ll need dumbbells or kettlebells for this one!”