Understanding weight gain. Part one - physiology

28th November 2019

How we gain weight is incredibly diverse, yet also specific to any one individual gaining weight. This blog will act as the first in a three part series and will cover physiological weight gain.

28 November 2019/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (220)
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Nutritional ketosis and physical activity

3rd October 2019

Research has always favoured the use of carbohydrates prior to partaking in, during and whilst recovering from physical activity. Does this mean those following a dietary approach that restricts carbs will inhibit their activity capacity? This blog explores this topic.

03 October 2019/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (344)
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Maximising Longevity

1st August 2019

The answer to what makes humans live longer is very much so sought after. This blog covers the more researched areas of maximising longevity.

01 August 2019/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (412)
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The importance of exercise progression

6th June 2019

Your body may adapt to the same exercise routine. This blog aims to inform on how to ensure continued progression and thus sustained reaping of exercise associated benefits.

06 June 2019/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (1122)
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Why should you preserve muscle when losing weight?

11th April 2019

There is a very strong argument for the importance of maintaining muscle mass and basal metabolic rate when losing weight. This blog examines why this is the case and how to do it.

11 April 2019/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (451)
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Can we be addicted to food?

14th February 2019

Some perceive the word addiction as too strong when considering eating habits and routines, yet if you dive into the biology and psychology behind an addiction and the intakes of certain foods you may see justification for the use of the term 'food addiction'.

14 February 2019/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (675)
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Are you really hungry when you eat?

13th December 2018

True physiological hunger is only one reason why we eat, arguably the main drivers are emotions, habit and addiction. identifying these and their triggers will help you take more control over your eating!

13 December 2018/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (713)
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Micronutrients are no small topic

18th October 2018

This blog will briefly introduce different micronutrients, their function and foods they are commonly found in.

18 October 2018/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (687)
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Don’t weight to start resistance training

13th September 2018

Resistance training’s health benefits exceed above and beyond increasing muscle size and strength. This type of exercise has a role to play in the prevention and management of many long-term metabolic and cardiovascular complications.

13 September 2018/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (1314)
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Food labelling, what to really look for

17th August 2018

Reading food labels can be confusing, especially when adopting a new dietary approach. This blog highlights which pieces of information may be more useful than others!

17 August 2018/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (767)
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