We all keep hearing how omega-6 is bad and omega-3 is good, and how your ratio of 6 to 3 should be like 3:1 or lower. This seems to be fueling a whole industry of wonder supplements, supposed to do just that: adjust our ratio of omega-3 to 6. What if… it were as easy … Continue reading A GOOD Omega-6 Fatty Acid to Manage Inflammation?
Today’s Question: Hi Mark, the bodybuilding magazines say you need 1 gram protein per pound of body weight to build muscle. Elsewhere I hear that is nonsense, and you need much less and eating so much protein only makes you fat. What is the truth? I don’t want to lose muscle! thx Answer: This is … Continue reading How Much Protein a Day Do I Really Need?
OK so it’s not really prescription only. But it should be. This stew is so tasty, it’s addictive. I have it literally every day, no joke. Never get tired of it. In addition to that, it has some very powerful health promoting properties, and it even boosts athletic performance significantly! Allow me to elaborate… This … Continue reading My “Prescription Only” DRACULA STEW Boosts Health AND Athletic Performance!
I’m an Olympic coach and I write on Training and Nutrition. But sometimes I get questions about Iceland: the culture, the weather, the food, the people. There seems to be quite a lot of interest in all things Iceland. As you probably know: I live here because I really like land and people… Though sometimes … Continue reading The Top 5 most Disgusting Icelandic Foods
Today’s Question: What’s the best supplement for weight loss? Anish Answer: OK sometimes athletes are overweight, even fat, so fair enough to that question. Btw for sports, anything above 10% is considered fat, for women it’s 16% max. The best supplement where burning fat is concerned by far is soluble fiber, especially beta glucan. The … Continue reading What is The Best Supplement for Weight Loss?
Today’s Question: Hey Coach, I’m in Judo and have to make weight to compete. Sometimes I need to count my calories… Question: are there a lot of calories in a banana, and should I count them? Judoka Answer: No not too many. A medium banana has around 100 calories, so the maths are easy. A … Continue reading Making Weight: Are There many Calories in a Banana?
Here are 5 foods that are not only healthy, but will also help boost sports performance in one way or another. Their benefits are backed both by science and experience. 1) Beetroot There’s a new generation of pre workout supplements surfacing now that is based on beetroot concentrate, powder or liquid. Interesting stuff, I might … Continue reading The Top 5 Foods to Boost Performance
Hi, my name is Mark and I work with K.R. now since 7 years and counting. I’m their “Head-Torturer”, also known as Physical Coach, or Olympic Performance Coach. I also worked with many other teams and athletes, like Eiður Smári and Logi Geirs for example. But what does a physical coach do? Well the main … Continue reading The Best Pre Workout Nutrition Practices