Food relationship status: It’s complicated.

I fasted for thirty hours last week. It's the longest I've gone so far and although I didn't break any records, I was pretty happy with my effort. I've started playing around with fasting for the range of health benefits it provides, as well as for a bit a challenge to my will power. What … Continue reading Food relationship status: It’s complicated.

Small steps or large leaps?

I've got a pretty quick one for you today about goal setting. I was already planning to write a post on small goals, and then I read a book last week which got me excited to write it this today, called 'Stick With It' by Sean Young PhD (seanyoungphd.com).  The book is well worth a … Continue reading Small steps or large leaps?

To rest or to recover?

I get questions fairly regularly around rest days, and how often they should be taken. Why do we need (or think we need) rest days? Often, we think of rest days as what you take between your gym sessions to allow you to recover, usually a day where you don't do anything physical at all. … Continue reading To rest or to recover?

Motivation again.

I think about motivation a lot because it’s something that I struggle with often personally. And I know I’m not the only one. Why are we sometimes motivated and other times we aren’t? How come there’s occasions where nothing can get in our way, and others when the smallest of hurdles will derail us? At … Continue reading Motivation again.

Too much information (the sequel).

In case you haven't read the first part of this epic saga, you can find it here. Before I dive in, for the record, I'm not a dietician or nutritionist.   Some confusing contradictions. In this post, we're going to try and help you sift through the seemingly endless pile of conflicting info regarding nutrition … Continue reading Too much information (the sequel).