If there is one thing we don’t do enough these days, it’s sleep. On average our sleep has dropped by around 1.5 hours per day from 8 hours to around 6.5 hours, so how does this effect fat loss?
Dysfuntions caused by chronic calorie deficit diets.
In this article I address some Common dysfunctions caused by chronic caloric insufficiency.
Following on from a previous article I wrote on the 7 reasons for low testosterone in males, I have decided to put together 12 simple questions you can ask yourself to establish if low testosterone is affecting your health.
Treating the gut can be one of the most powerful tools in improving overall health. Not only have I seen this with clients over the years but my approach to gut health has stemmed from the effects that digestive infections had on my own health around 4 years ago.
We are exposed to toxins from the moment we are conceived, one study showed an exposure of 287 chemicals in just 10 new born babies. All of which were linked to cancer, developmental problems and/or nervous system damage (Houlihan et al, 2005).
Restoring balance after long term or yo-yo dieting.
Probably one of the most challenging aspects of dealing with a client who has been undereating and over training for some time is the combination of physiological dysfunction and also psychological stress.
Training like an athlete, eating like a catwalk model.
One of the biggest challenges I face these days is addressing the effects of chronic dieting on the health of my clients, mostly female clients. Years of body image issues and being told conflicting nutrition guidance such as low fat this and low carb that leaves them not only confused, but struggling to ever get results.
Low testosterone in males is a major concern these days as more and more men are presenting with low testosterone symptoms. It is well documented that sperm counts are on a steady decline and the feminisation of males is on the increase, with symptoms such as increased fat deposits around the nipple, low sex drive, erectile dysfunction and even nipple discharge. There are numerous symptoms associated with low testosterone and one of the major symptoms is an inability to lose body fat.
In the previous article we outlined why we should reduce our toxin exposure. Now we are going to look at practical applications for reducing toxin exposure, starting with purifying the air in your home.