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My Top 6 Tips For Weight Loss Success

January 29 2020 By Stephen Arnold

1-DON’T TRY TO BE PERFECT. I think this is the biggest mistake I see, people come into health and fitness thinking they need to be perfect to achieve results. Progress is enough to achieve results, we can leave perfect nutrition to the professional athletes and understand that the catalyst to any kind of adaptation is…

Will FATS make me fat?

January 15 2020 By Stephen Arnold

Will FATS make me fat? I’ll never forget when I got asked this (it was actually by another PT, but we’ll leave it at that) Anyway, as the story goes… An American president died of a heart attack and a British Scientist wrote a paper saying the death was a result of too many carbohydrates…

How to deal with emotional eating

December 18 2019 By Stephen Arnold

Hey there, Coach Stephen Arnold here. I’ve got my hair cut especially for this one, a fresh shave so I’m feeling pretty slick today. I’ve got this material prepared for you, I’m going to try and explain a little bit about emotional eating. I’m certainly not a mindset coach, that isn’t my field of expertise…

Nutritional strategy’s for optimal results.

November 20 2019 By Stephen Arnold

Just before I get into the main body of this, a nutrition plan or guide is a static document that may or may not get revised and changed over a period of time. A nutritional strategy is something that’s designed to achieve a set goal or aim over a long period. A well designed nutrition…

Speedy Meal Ideas For The Busy Athlete

November 11 2019 By Stephen Arnold

We can sit here and I can tell you what optimal nutrition looks like but we all know that being optimal isn’t always possible. Whether we’re travelling for business, rushing around for the kids, working on-site or short on food prep time due to social occasions, being optimal isn’t always possible or practical. So in…

Animal Proteins Vs Vegetable Proteins

October 23 2019 By Stephen Arnold

Animal Proteins vs Vegetables Proteins. What’s the difference and what’s the BEST? Every food source whether it’s protein, fats, carbs or fiber will have different mineral and vitamin status’ so it’s an essential part of optimal health to have a good variety and selection within your diet (hence why I’m not a massive fan of…

Advanced Nutrition

October 16 2019 By Stephen Arnold

As used by: INBA National Fitness Model Champion Sue Quartermaine INBA Bikini Pro Steph Brooks WBFF National Bikini Champion Misty Morton ICN International Bikini Champion Kirbie Jones  ICN International Fitness Champion Aishling Waldron ICN International Fitness Champion Jo Robinson ICN International Sports Champion Aniella Leeks ICN Pro Bikini Model Ana Paula ICN Pro Sports Model…

I just want LEANER legs!

October 02 2019 By Stephen Arnold

If there’s one thing I’ve spent more time on other than general weight loss it would be helping girls achieve leaner legs. I’m sure you’ve all heard of a female mention cellulite or stubborn fat in their hamstrings and glutes. Well fat retention in the lower extremities breaks down into 4 sections. The first part…

How does nutrition affect neurotransmitter pathways?

September 25 2019 By Stephen Arnold

How does nutrition affect neurotransmitter pathways? And how does nutrition affect subtle changes in psychological and behavioural parameters. The links between nutrition, cognitive productivity and the links between environment, human behaviour and nutrition are outstanding. Understanding these links is surely the key to improved cognitive and physical performance. I recently produced a report outlining the…

Nutrition and Supplements

September 18 2019 By Stephen Arnold

Welcome to Stephen Arnold’s Nutrition Guide. As used by: INBA National Fitness Model Champion Sue Quartermaine INBA Bikini Pro Steph Brooks WBFF National Bikini Champion Misty Morton ICN International Bikini Champion Kirbie Jones  ICN International Fitness Champion Aishling Waldron ICN International Fitness Champion Jo Robinson ICN International Sports Champion Aniella Leeks ICN Pro Bikini Model…

How Much Does Nutrient Timing Really Matter?

September 10 2019 By Stephen Arnold

HOW MUCH DOES NUTRIENT TIMING REALLY MATTER? If you’re a beginner or new to lifting the answer is ‘no’ focus on building new habits and learning the lifts, the fact that you’re new to the gym automatically means you won’t be performing anywhere near your physical potential and just by starting the gym will be…

Stress Management

June 14 2019 By admin

As you already know I’m massive on sleep and stress, these are the 2 most common dysfunctions I see in people and 2 massive…