New Podcast

BY STEFAN IANEV - Sep 3, 2020

Last week I caught up with an old collegue of mine Josey Mansfied and sat down to record an episode for his new podcast show.  We discussed all things from online coaching, keto, interimittent fasting, crossfit, genetics and epigene...

5 Steps for Boosting Your Immune System

BY STEFAN IANEV - Apr 16, 2020

By now you have probably been bombarded with tips on how you can boost or supercharge your immune system from every direction. While there is no magic pill or quick fix that can boosts or supercharge your immune system overnight, there are proven...

How to Progress Training from Home

BY STEFAN IANEV - Apr 10, 2020

There’s one big question on everyones mind right now; How to progress training from home with limited equipment? Right now, with so many gyms around the world being shut down and everyone locked in their homes due to the Coronavirus epidemic...

Are you "cheating" yourself by being too strict all the time?

BY STEFAN IANEV - Dec 12, 2019

If you look around in gyms around the world, most of the biggest guys, including pro bodybuilders can be seen throwing around some heavy ass weights with seemingly sloppy form. Even the great Arnold Schwarzenegger who in his books and the encyclo...

5 Supplements You Should Think Twice Before Taking

BY STEFAN IANEV - Oct 10, 2019

There are literally hundreds of dietary supplements available on the market today. Supplement manufacturers often claim numerous benefits from consuming their products ranging from improved general health, to improved performance, improved sleep...

Nutrition and Epigenetics

BY STEFAN IANEV - Sep 6, 2019

Last week I caught up with my man Stephen Arnold for round two on his podcast. This time I had my mic so we had much better audio than last time.   We discussed my favourite topic at the moment which is epigenetics. Epigenetics means above t...

Neurotransmitters Part 3

BY STEFAN IANEV - Aug 1, 2019

In part 2 of this article we looked at how neurotransmitters are regulated by epigenetic processes such as DNA methylation. If you recall methylation is the process of adding a methyl group to a protein, enzyme, or gene, which changes its functio...

Neurotransmitters Part 2

BY STEFAN IANEV - Jul 26, 2019

In part 1 of this of this article we discussed the role of neurotransmitters and how they affect our mood, energy, motivation and personality. We also looked at how neurotransmitters are synthesised, transported and broken down. While there a...

Neurotransmitters Part 1

BY STEFAN IANEV - Jul 18, 2019

Neurotransmitters are brain chemicals that regulate our mood, alertness, motivation, concentration, memory, and personality. By optimizing neurotransmitter levels in the brain we can achieve peak performance by being more focused and alert, exper...

5 Reasons Why Sugar Can Stop You from Achieving Your Goals

BY STEFAN IANEV - Jun 27, 2019

In recent years there has been a shift in the fitness industry from focusing mainly on insulin, macros, and nutrient timing to focusing mostly on protein and caloric intake. As long as you create an energy deficit and hit the minimal protein thre...