Pete Gawtry’s Fitness Blog
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Feb 10th

2016

Pros and Cons of Low Carb Eating

I’m a big proponent of the rule that you have to deserve your carbs. Coach Charles R. Poliquin Determining the right macronutrient balance has long been the source of debate.   Dr. Atkins and Di Pasquale were the most vocal advocates of the low carb approach, to the great dismay of the RD who preached 16 […]

Dec 12th

2015

Butter Up for Health!

The major health benefits of butter. In the world of nutrition, no food has been more maligned than butter. Its major sin was that it’s a fat, and even worse, a saturated fat, which means your arteries will clog just by looking at it, right? No so! First, let’s clear things up a bit. A […]

Nov 17th

2015

Saturated Fat is Back!

A slew of recent magazine and newspaper articles is introducing laypeople to what holistically-minded healthcare practitioners have recognized for years: the advice to severely limit dietary fat in favor of starchy carbohydrates—which has been institutionalized and entrenched in government nutrition recommendations, with popular belief following in lock-step—may, in fact, be one of the primary drivers of the obesity and […]

Oct 22nd

2015

10 Signs You Should Stop Eating Gluten Immediately

A gluten-free nutrition plan seems to be the latest eating trend. The question remains as to whether being “gluten intolerant” is a fad or if it is a real concern in our fast-food, over-processed, sugar and wheat-laden eating habits. “This is THE reason I offer my [optional] meal / diet plans as  “Gluten Free” – Gluten […]

Oct 20th

2015

Testosterone Boosters

Train, eat and take the right supplements to keep T levels high.  For guys, testosterone’s functions can’t be overlooked if the goal is to keep your sex and gym lives healthy. The hormone plays a key role in both building lean muscle mass and maintaining a healthy reproductive system. Take a look at this compilation […]

Oct 6th

2015

Does Eating at Night Make You Fat?

When I was a young, I picked up the “don’t eat at night” advice and ran with it. I can’t remember where I heard it, but it stuck with me for a while. Keep in mind that back then I was into pretty much every conventional idea of what nutrition and fitness was. I cut […]

Sep 21st

2015

BNBF British Finals 2015

BNBF – THE BRITISH FINALS –  2015 – Echo Arena – Liverpool. Body Building competition for the 40+ Masters Category I did not place, thats ok, I was up against the best in Britain.

Aug 25th

2015

FIRST PLACE!! – NPA Midlands Masters

Just a quick post to let you know I just came first in the NPA Midlands Championships in the Masters category. More pictures to follow 🙂