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...

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...

Hormones and Fat Loss

BY STEFAN IANEV - May 31, 2019

This week I had the pleasure of being on the BodyProof Podcast hosted by my colleague Stephen Arnold to talk about hormones and how they affect fat loss.  We discussed the role of training and caloric restriction and how they impact homones t...

Legends Never Die - The Lessons I Learned Training With Charles Poliquin

BY STEFAN IANEV - Oct 8, 2018

From early in my career as a trainer I have been a big fan of Charles Poliquin’s work. I have read all his books and articles, and have attended all of his courses and seminars. Last week when I received the shocking news that Charles had...

My Top 3 Tips for a Successful Body Transformation

BY STEFAN IANEV - Apr 5, 2018

Success leaves clues. If you’ve been in this game you long enough eventually you will pick up on which habits consistently produce superior results and which ones don’t. Over the years there are 3 habits that I have found to be most r...