Exercise & Weight Loss

The Future of Personal Training

Tweet Hi Guys. This post won’t be of interest or relevance to many of you, so I apologise in advance but if you work in the fitness industry (or intend to) and you’re based in Victoria (or beyond if you’re really keen), I want to share some exciting news with you about an event taking [...]

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The “it didn’t work” Delusion

Tweet I just bumped into a lady at the supermarket who told me how frustrated she is with her “fat body”. Without wanting to, I somehow found myself in the middle of a consult standing in the nut section, basket in hand. And no, the fact that it was the nut section is not lost [...]

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The Calorie-Burning Myth

Tweet The very common notion that doing a certain activity (sport, exercise) for a set period of time will ‘burn’ (a colloquial term) a specific number of calories is, to put it politely, unscientific. Or to put it bluntly, stupid. When some expert tells you that activity Y burns X calories per unit of time, [...]

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Is the Obesity Crisis Hiding a Bigger Problem?

Tweet If you’re a regular reader here at me-dot-com, you’ll know that I rarely publish videos but when I do, it’s because I’ve found something that I believe might be of interest and value to the majority of my readers. I love this presentation and I love the honesty, humility and self-awareness of the speaker; [...]

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Super Foods that Aren’t Super

Tweet Who knew that companies would bullshit us about their products in order to sell stuff? I’m stunned. If you’re interested in (1) your health and (2) quality information as opposed to clever marketing and manipulated studies, take 9 minutes out of the 1,440 you have today and watch this. If you can’t see the [...]

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Getting Real about Obesity

Tweet *Warning: impending rant and language. Australia is one of the fattest countries on earth and many people erroneously suggest that education is the answer to our national obesity problem. Really? Consider these two facts: Fact 1:  In 2014, we have more education, information, awareness, policies, programs and getting-in-shape (type) resources, than any other time [...]

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