Top Tips for Maintaining a Good & Healthy Work-Life Balance as a Coach
Written by Kim Leggett (Clean Health Online Master Coach) In today’s modern world, work-life balance can seem like an impossible feat. Technology making employees accessible around the clock and fear of unemployment incentiving longer working hours. Data from a Harvard Business School Survey showed that 94% of working professionals report working in excess of 50 […]
The Types of Muscle Hypertrophy
Written by Stefan Ianev (Clean Health Research & Development Specialist) An increase in muscle cross sectional area occurs primarily as a result of hypertrophy. Hypertrophy is simply the increase in the diameter of a muscle fiber. On the other hand, hyperplasia, which is the increase in the number of muscle fibers, may also contribute to […]
Is Nutrient Timing Essential for Comp Prep?
Written by Astrid Naranjo (Clean Health Accredited Clinical Dietitian) Nutrient timing is a planned alteration of macronutrient intake in order to promote health, workout performance and get/stay lean. Nutrient timing strategies are based on how the body handles different types of food at different times. Many factors influence energy balance, with the laws of thermodynamics […]
Training Strategies to Maximize Recovery
Written by Kim Leggett (Clean Health Online Master Coach) As a coach, one of your most important roles in setting up your clients program is to ensure they are managing recovery. This is because their training program should and will demand a specific amount of effort and intensity in order to get them to their […]
4 Key Principles For Ensuring Successful Body Composition Changes
Written by Astrid Naranjo (Clean Health Accredited Clinical Dietitian) For far too many decades, dieters and diet books focused only on bodyweight. If it went down, that was good. If it didn’t or went up, that was bad. And while body weight is more useful than some think, it doesn’t tell the entire story. Rather, […]
Top Tips For De-Stressing
Written by Kim Leggett (Clean Health Online Master Coach) STRESS – it’s everywhere and in fact, gen pop clients are often perpetually stressed out. They work long hours, look after a family, don’t get enough sleep, eat poorly, expose themselves to environmental toxins and stressors constantly, and this is all on top of the stress […]
What Is Chronic Inflammation & How Can You Deal With It?
Written by Astrid Naranjo (Clean Health Accredited Clinical Dietitian) Inflammation has gained much attention as a threat to human health, owing to its association with such debilitating and sometimes life-threatening chronic conditions as Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease, and rheumatoid arthritis (1,5-6). Nevertheless, despite being increasingly perceived as a harmful process, inflammation is a function essential […]
Tips for Fitting Comp Prep into Daily Life
Written by Kim Leggett (Clean Health Online Master Coach) So, your client wants to compete? GREAT! The first step to prepping for a competition is COMMITTING to the process! To learn more about coaching physique athletes to bring their best package to the stage, click here & enrol into Dr. Layne Norton’s online courses and […]
Structural Balance for Health & Performance
Written by Kim Leggett (Clean Health Online Master Coach) Achieving ‘optimum STRUCTURAL BALANCE’ may not sound as great as ‘building boulder shoulders’ or ‘shedding 10kg of body fat’, but it is a highly important part of achieving either of these goals, and takes even more significance for anyone who coaches athletes of a competitive sport! […]
Top Tips for Overcoming Client Barriers
Written by Jade McKee Starting AND managing to complete a training and nutrition program may be difficult for your client at times. They might start out with the best of intentions, not anticipating any of the potential barriers that may make reaching their goal feel near-impossible at times. The National Health Survey, completed by the […]
What’s The Deal With FODMAPs?
Written by Astrid Naranjo (Clean Health Accredited Clinical Dietitian) Have you or your clients ever experienced bloating, wind and pain in the stomach?You can thank FODMAPs! FODMAP stands for:FermentableOligoDi andMonosaccharidesPolyols They are small-chain of carbohydrates found in foods naturally or as food additives (1) If your body is sensitive to FODMAPs, these can draw water […]
Written by Jade McKee The number one thing to keep in mind when your client decides to enter a bikini competition is that EVERYTHING matters. They are not entering the bodybuilding division – where it’s mainly the quality of their physique that will determine the outcome on the day. To learn how to get your […]