Nutrition Hacks & Serious Training

Nutrition hacks and serious training is here to bust nutrition and exercise myths. As a health professional I have access to leading experts in the nutrition and exercise field. The aim of this podcast is to unleash this expertise into the world and give you tricks and tips on how to get your health back on track, and if your into sports get you performing better!
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Now displaying: January, 2015

Want to hear the latest nutrition and fitness news? Keep up to date with trends and fads, whilst experts across Australia bust myths about every thing health related. 

I am here to talk about all the controversial nutrition & fitness topics no one else wants to talk about! I keep it real, no BS I promise. Let’s get into it shall we? 


Jan 29, 2015
Managing Type 1 Diabetes

In today episode I interview Sally Marchini    Who is an active member of the Australian Diabetes Council and Coeliac Australia. She shares her personal experience Coeliac and type 1diabetic mixed in with her professional recommendations on how to mange type 1 diabetes.  


Type 1 diabetes is a genetic condition that can only be treated with the use of insulin and taking care of carbohydrate intake. Sally helps to bust myths about low carb diets and warns that low carb diets can lead Type 1 diabetics into ketoacidosis resulting in death.


She also explains that exercise is good for overall health for everyone including Type 1 diabetics. The key though, is understanding your medications and your body to avoid blood sugar roller coasters.


Sally gives some awesome advice on how to get help for diabetic fatigue and provides some really useful links to websites where you can get help.  Which include:


I also mentioned an exercise physiologist who’s into adventure sport. Allan Bolton's website as a type 1 exercise physiologist .  I also do question and answer time with Katrina Mills from


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Jan 22, 2015
2015 Fitness Predictions

Today I may side kicks here to help me sift through nutrition and fitness trends for this year. I love making predictions don’t you?

Find out what’s hot or not in 2015 and what you need to look out for if you want to avoid pointless fads. Don’t forget to connect with us!

 www.gabriellemaston  - Gabrielle  - Jason  - Katrina

Jan 21, 2015
The Worlds Fittest Man

Today I am interviewing Joe Decker Guiness world record holder for the “Worlds fittest man”. Joe is a personal trainer who runs his own business called “gut check fitness” visit his website  He shares with us some of this training secrete and how he competing in a grueling running event through Death Valley.

I also have my sidekick Dietitian Katrina Mills from discussing “A hot or not so hot” diets, today we discuss flexitarian diets. Make sure you rate the show on iTunes!

Jan 18, 2015
Coeliac disease & gluten free diets

In todays episode I interview Dietitian Sally Marchini 

She is an active member of the Australian Diabetes Council and Coeliac Australia. She shares her personal experience Coeliac and type 1diabetic mixed in with her professional recommendations on how to mange Coeliac disease.

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune genetic condition that can only be treated with the exclusion of gluten from the diet. Sally explains the difference between this and irritable bowel syndrome cause by fermentable sugars (FODMAP).

Having a healthy diet is easy to do gluten free if you understand where gluten comes from.  Sally has shared with us the link to her blog post Following the Australian Dietary Guidelines Gluten Free and also explains how to make healthier choices amongst the gluten free grains so you can keep your diet low GI.

 Sally was kind enough to send through links to some of the useful websites she shared during the talk which include: Be Well Gluten Free closed Facebook group and The Sista Code article and The Yum Gluten Free e-magazine and the Coeliac Australia website.

 Want more detailed information? Listen to the podcast.

Jan 8, 2015
Animal Flow

They say a new breed of athlete is quickly emerging. One that is no longer satisfied with bench pressing and squatting in the gym. No they prefer to focus on how well they can defy gravity. Carving a perfectly symmetrical physique from lifting their own body weight.

Today I interview Mike Fitch, Founder and President of Global Bodyweight Training. Which is the place where progressive Bodyweight System and the Animal Flow Workout has emerged.  He has been a fitness professional for 13 years. 

He is also a master Trainer for Equinox’s Equinox Fitness Training Institute (EFTI)), teaching anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics.  He will be here in Sydney Australia on Feb 7th to run workshops for personal trainers who are interested in becoming an animal flow instructor.

I reacon this is the next biggested thing in the fitness industry! Make sure you check out his website, or drop me a comment if you liked the interview. 

Got any questions hit me up on twitter @gmaston

Jan 3, 2015
Smart People Don't diet

Thinking about starting a new diet as a New Years resolution? Think again, after years of research Dr Charlotte N. Markey, Ph.D. is a professor of psychology at Rutgers University at Camden has found that diets are a fruitless exercise.

In her book Smart people don’t diet, she explains the psychology behind dieting and why they inherently fail.  You will not only be convinced that you never have to diet again but get some really handy hints on how to start improving your health and getting your weight in check in a more sustainable manner.

Lose weight and never diet again! I say thats a win win!


Her new book launches on the 5th Jan 2015 in Australia and the neat thing is that a large portion of the proceeds from sale of  her new book Smart People Don’t Diet will be donated to The Food Trust (  It will aid to fund programs that facilitate education about healthy eating for children.

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