What’s happening inside my body?
The Desaru 113 triathlon happened earlier this year (June) than it did last year (August), so it definitely doesn’t feel like enough time has passed since we last bundled ourselves into a car and drove many hours down to this little town called Bandar Penawar in Johor. With the memory of last year’s race still … Continue reading
I have had some clients who have been training with me for longer than a year. If you compare the person they are today with the person they were a year ago, the improvements are vast and amazing. But yet, their journey is not complete. There are still milestones they have yet to achieve, and … Continue reading
Recently I’ve been tagged onto different articles on Facebook which claim that steady state cardio is bad for you, and that running on the treadmill for long durations every day will mess with your metabolic hormone, T3, and that if you’re aiming for weight loss, you should do no cardio at all. It’s interesting to … Continue reading
We’re working those beats. We’re sweating it out! We’re on a roll! But what exactly are we burning? I promised that I was gonna do a write up on our fuel sources, or rather, where do we get our energy from when we exercise so here it goes. Basically, there are three: FAT, CARBOHYDRATES, PROTEIN. In short, … Continue reading
So Powerman Asian Duathlon Championship have just been done and dusted. I did alright, a little slower than I did last year, which was a bit funny considering the weather this year could not be more perfect for a long distance endurance multisport race. Cool, cloudy, with a bit of drizzle. I guess I just … Continue reading
I attended a really good seminar that day on functional movement training. The trainer, Marcel Daane, said something…well he said many things actually…that really made me think about our population at large. But one thing he said, I thought, is worth mentioning over and over again, for as many times as it takes to get the … Continue reading
This one’s for the ladies – especially those of you who stop exercising when it is that time of the month. Since I’ve started teaching in a high school, where the extremely raging hormonal activity of teenagers is a CONSTANT issue to deal with, I think I’m starting to become an expert on them. Ha! … Continue reading