Author: Greg

During a trip to New Zealand in 1962, Bill Bowerman, a former track and field coach, discovered a concept called ‘jogging’ and decided to bring the phenomenon back to the United States. It was during this jogging boom Bowerman was introduced to a young entrepreneur...

As corporate athletes many of us are warming up our days with a dose of the morning brew. However is our reliance on the strong almond milk latte doing us more harm then good? Brain Function? Many people drink coffee as they feel it works as an...

What is the best diet to follow? Don’t eat carbs, because they’re full of sugar and make you fat. Don’t eat fats, because they’re full of cholesterol and will give you heart disease. Don’t eat proteins because your body finds it hard to break down and it can...

Why is it when we have busy periods of work, such as end of financial year, the first thing we let slip is our exercise routine? Closely followed by our sleep, food choices and finally our sanity. Sure we are pushed for time and priorities must...

The colder temperatures and darker days mean it is often easy to pike on your workout at the first sign of a sniffle but is that the best course of action?   The flu bug is an extremely contagious virus known as influenza, which affects the upper...

It’s ok I trained today, so I will eat that cake. I have been working hard so I deserve that ice cream. I will have that packet of twisties and burn it off later. The reality is, that side of fries with dinner would take 30 minutes of running...

One of the biggest drives for people when they first come to see us is the aesthetics of being fit and healthy. Most realise that nutrition is a crucial aspect to sustainable weight management but are less clear when it comes to exercise. If you are trying to lose...

Most people arrive in February a couple of kilograms heavier and feeling in need of a complete health overhaul. So often they will go completely cold turkey, resort to extreme exercise routines and go on radical diets to kick start their health. Although this can...

After over doing it at Christmas, is it any surprise gyms are inundated with the New Year resolutioners insisting that this year will be their year to get fit and fabulous! Only 2 weeks later they find themselves back in the same position, work gets...

After making decisions all day, the last thing you feel like doing at lunchtime is have to make another decision or travel half way across town to find something good for you. So often you gravitate to what ever is fastest, easiest and most convenient, but...