Fitness

NUTRITION // 8 ways to improve your diet without counting calories

NUTRITION // 8 ways to improve your diet without counting calories

This is not an article slating calorie counting. Actually I believe that episodes of counting calories and tracking meals can be extremely educational, and is my preferred way of teaching people how to become more aware of their portion sizes, and how many calories are […]

NUTRITION // a quick quide to intermittent fasting

NUTRITION // a quick quide to intermittent fasting

Intermittent Fasting (IF) is an eating pattern which involves periods of eating and fasting. It does not prescribe the types of foods which should be eaten but rather when they should be eaten. IF can mean anything from fasting for 4 hours after waking to […]

DOMS // what they are and how to deal with them

DOMS // what they are and how to deal with them

WHAT ARE THEY? Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is the pain and stiffness felt in muscles several hours or days (24-72 hours) after strenuous exercise. When we stress our muscles more than usual, we are in effect traumatising them, and causing micro-tears to the fibres. […]

FITNESS // why you should exercise in winter and how to stay motivated

FITNESS // why you should exercise in winter and how to stay motivated

Here in the northern hemisphere the season is turning. Leaves are changing colour and falling from the trees, the temperature is dropping, and daylight hours are diminishing. Afternoons on the beach and barbeques in the park have given way in favour of curling up on the sofa with […]

FITNESS // Interview with a Powerlifter: Steve Goldie

FITNESS // Interview with a Powerlifter: Steve Goldie

Today I am introducing you to one of Pinnacle’s regulars. Thirty one year old Steve Goldie (known by many as ‘Goldie’) is just under 4 weeks out from his second powerlifting competition, so I grabbed him for a quick chat about his training split, typical diet and future […]

FITNESS // 4 Ways to Build a Better Bum (+ a Workout)

FITNESS // 4 Ways to Build a Better Bum (+ a Workout)

How times have changed.   Ten years ago if someone commented that my bum looked big, I would have been devastated. In 2016 receiving a comment like this has the opposite reaction. Pert and curvy derrieres are having a major moment, so how do you […]