The Glycaemic Index (GI) is a relatively new concept but has entered the mainstream in the last couple of years. Now many food products advertise as low GI, which appeals to the health-conscious … [Read more...] about Glycemic Index vs Glycemic Load
“Take the load off your feet, have a seat”. This helpful advice suggests to us that the act of sitting down will alleviate the stress on our feet caused by standing or walking for long periods. … [Read more...] about Squatting Position – How to Squat Sit For Health
“Yeah mate, I do 100 push-ups and 200 sit-ups every night. I feel great and don’t need a gym. The girlfriend loves it”. I’ve heard this said so many times, from mostly young guys, that it’s beginning … [Read more...] about 100 push-ups a Day – Macho or Mad?
The Burpee is an effective and simple exercise that will help you build muscle, shift some fat, and improve general conditioning and strength. Now you might have heard of the burpees reputation as … [Read more...] about How to do Burpees for Beginners
I once worked with a client in New Zealand who had serious posture issues (overarched back, forward hips, stoop) due to both his sedentary job and the type of exercises he was performing. Aware that … [Read more...] about Sitting, Cycling Posture and Back Problems
I wish CrossFit had been invented 30 years ago. I’d be a stronger and more flexible athlete. I love it, but know that it has its problems. The benefits, for me, personally outweigh the problems. And … [Read more...] about Benefits of Crossfit Training – An Athlete’s Guide