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THE SATURATED FAT-HEART HEALTH MYTH

Recently we discussed one of the biggest nutrition myths of the last five decades, The Calorie Fallacy. It’s a tie for first place however, with The Saturated Fat-Heart Health Myth, the topic of today’s discussion. For five decades,...
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5 SIGNS THAT YOU’RE A FAT ADAPTED ATHLETE

Fat adaptation is the metabolic reorchestration from a predominant fuel source of glucose to a predominant fuel source of fat. In other words, when you are fat adapted, your body can recognise fat as its primary fuel source rather than...
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Pick up something heavy and start walking

Why we use loaded carries @ TKO Fitness- Despite some of the crap you see on social media, functional training is actually training for everyday life events. I have yet to met someone who needs to do something similar to Barbell Squats on a Swiss...
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Up the creek without a paddle

Why we love rowing @ TKO Fitness The Benefits of Rowing?   . Rowing is a low-impact cadio-vascular exercise that utilises both the upper and lower body. The action is more strength based than traditional cardio devices with a balanced...
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What is Body Composition

What is body composition? Body composition refers to the body’s percentage of fat, bone and muscle mass. When we measure body composition, we are measuring fat mass with the remaining composition being muscle and bone. There is essential...
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Kettlebell Training @ TKO Fitness

As most of you know I am a big fan of this all in one full body-conditioning tool. We will be seeing a lot more use of these in 2015 here are some of the reason why;  The weight of a kettlebell hangs a few inches below its handle, which makes...
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Why HIIT @ TKO Fitness

Extensive science and research validate that total body workouts, with intervals of High Intensity Training that include both resistance and cardio, are the most effective. HIIT involves performing an all-out, exhaustive physical effort for a...
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Weight Loss @ TKO Fitness

Want to lose body fat? Stop looking for the quick fix or short cut. Strength training and the right nutrition is by far the most effective way. Here’s why… Unlike traditional cardio, strength training’s fat loss...
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Quick, easy, healthy Kale-Apple Smoothie

Ingredients. 3/4 cup chopped kale, ribs and thick stems removed 1 small stalk celery, chopped 1/2 banana 1/2 cup apple juice 1/2 cup ice 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Directions. Place the kale,...
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