One of my favourite experts in the field of health and fitness is Charles Poliquin and I love his take on nutrition, exercise and lifestyle generally.
There is so much information out there that confuses the public and trainers alike and most of it is around calories consumed – how many, when, how many meals per day and its always useful to find someone who provides clear advice alongside easy to understand science!
So, when I read Charles Poliquin’s post on what Calories and how they should be made up and why counting calories doesn’t work, I just had to post it!
I have been really firm with clients and friends for ages that it’s so much more than calories consumed but people have been brainwashed by the diet industry to believe that low-fat and calories are all that matters when it comes to losing weight; its good to have a clear, easy to read and understand article that I can refer them to.
It would be good to know what everyone thinks, does calorie counting work for you?