Jamie Oliver on TED

Jamie expresses his wish to teach every child about food and fight obesity


post workout shakes?

post workout shakes?

‘I have been avoiding post workout shakes for quite a few years now. In fact, I typically wait 1-2 hours after working out before I eat any type of calories. This flies in the face of the standard “science based” idea of post workout nutrition. Why do I wait so long, when others are rushing to the locker room to chug down protein shakes? It is actually pretty simple.’

stubborn body fat

stubborn body fat

‘So all of us have at least a little stubborn body fat. For the most part it is the last little bit of fat that stops you from having the muscle definition you are after. So what if you are creating a large calorie deficit through diet and exercise and still have a bit of fat that you can’t shake? Well you might want to blame the estrogen mimicking effects of “Xenoestrogens”. Don’t know what xenoestrogens are? Keep reading…’

insulin and fat loss

insulin and fat loss

‘If you are like me, you sometimes “zone out” a bit when articles talk about things like insulin. It reminds me of reading a textbook in college or high school, where your mind wanders while reading a page. You have to go back and re-read that page to understand the concepts. It doesn’t help to read the words if you don’t pay attention to what is being talked about. I’m going to attempt to write a very simple, straightforward article on insulin and how it effects fat loss.’

fat – the 4 different types

fat – the 4 different types

‘I was going to write a post on dietary fats, because I believe it is crucial to know what is good, what to avoid, etc. Instead of doing a “decent” post on the subject, I asked my friend Scott Kustes ofFitness Spotlight to write an exclusive post for Fitness Black Book.’

getting through your fat loss plateau

working through your fat loss plateau

‘I have never met anyone who stays as lean as Martin Berkhan does year round. In fact, most people think it is near impossible to stay below 6% body fat for more than a few days at a time.Martin has held at a steady 5-6% body fat for three years straight! Many people will immediately think it is just do to great genetics or a naturally fast metabolism, but they would be wrong.’