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Tag: athletic performance

Should Athletes Fat or Carb load?

Nutrition

Guy: With all the confusion out there on whether athletes should be eating more dietary fats or carbohydrates for enhanced performance, who better to ask than Dr Kieron Rooney; a biochemist from the University of Sydney. Kieron’s wealth of knowledge is incredible and he has a long standing interest in the basic science behind low carbohydrate diets. Read More…

Probably the Most Amazing Example Of Endurance Athleticism You’ll Ever See!

180 TV

The above video is 3:55 minutes long. Watch the full interview below or listen to the full episode on your iPhone HERE. I have a new hero… and her name is Meredith Loring. If you need a big dose of inspiration and want to know what the human body is capable of with the right nutrition, mindset and training, Read More…

5 Shocking ‘Health’ Foods I Would Never Touch

Nutrition

By Lynda Griparic Anyone who knows me, knows I enjoy eating well. I get extreme pleasure from preparing and eating good food for others and myself, especially when I know it will nourish, make us feel good and provide the energy needed to make the most of this fabulous life. Even though I was exposed to a Read More…

Chad Mackay: Food Diary Of A Crossfit Athlete

CrossFit

By Guy Lawrence Guy: As far as I’m concerned, Crossfit athlete and 180 Nutrition Ambassador Chad Mackay is one of the finest athletes here in Australia. Weighing in between 100kg – 105kg come crossfit regionals comp’ time, there isn’t an ounce of him that’s goes to waste! Being able to throw his huge frame around with Read More…

Improve Your Performance with secret Carbs: 2 Minute Gem with Chad Mackay

2 Minute Gems

// By Guy Lawrence When it comes to elite athletic performance, there are those who say we must carb load and eat grains for energy, then there are those who don’t eat grains (especially since the paleo diet became popular) and don’t carb’ load for days before an event. We ask 180 Ambassador and elite Read More…

Dr Terry Wahls: Reversing chronic disease through diet

180 TV

Audio Version Watch the full interview above or listen to the full episode on your iPhone HERE. In this weeks episode:- Internet fame with her famous Ted Talks: Minding my Mitochondria Over 1.3 million views on youtube & counting! From relying on a wheelchair to being able to bike ride 18 miles! The steps Dr Terry Wahls takes to Read More…

Chad Mackay (CrossFit Athlete): How I Eat, Train & Recover

180 TV

Audio Version For those of you that CrossFit, Australian legend Chad Mackay needs no introduction. For those that don’t, I would best describe him as one of the finest athletes in the country! It was an awesome pleasure to be able to have an in-depth interview with him. So no matter what sport or discipline Read More…

DNA: The ultimate blue print for better health

Nutrition

Podcast episode #5 By Guy Lawrence // With Smart DNA testing you can discover your genetic road map that will benefit you for the rest of your life. In this episode of The Health Sessions I chat with molecular geneticist Margie Smith of Smart DNA (smart being an understatement!).  Sounds technical I know, but Margie simplifies it into an Read More…

Liquid gold: Why I think fish oil is the ultimate supplement

Nutrition

By Guy Lawrence Ah the supplement industry, full of hype and claims to attract your attention. Weight gain protein supplements, fat blockers, creatine… the list goes on and on. From my experience though, what actually increases daily performance (whether it be athletic performance or just day to day stuff) is clean living. I also find Read More…

Can being a vegetarian improve athletic performance?

News

// There are several reasons people decide to stop consuming meat, and turn to a vegetarian diet. They might do it because they feel guilty eating other animals or simply to feel better about themselves. Recently, there has been an increase in the popularity of vegetarianism. According to the 2005 Harris Poll, 5 to 11 Read More…

High protein diet may improve endurance athletes performance

News

// Carbohydrates have typically been the go-to food for endurance athletes. But a new report published in the American College of Sports Medicine’s scientific journal said adding protein to the diet during and after training was found to improve athletes’ endurance performance slightly and to reduce some stress associated with high-intensity training, such as fatigue. Read More…

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