Fuelling your best performance….

Endurance, Triathlon, and Ironman Functional Nutrition Mentorship Programme

Hi all,

I just wanted to announce that over the coming months I will be rolling out a mentorship programme for a select few serious endurance athletes. Places will be limited so if you are interested watch this space or email me to reserve your place (andreacullenhealthsolutions@gmail.com).

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Are you a triathlete, ironman, endurance runner, cyclist, swimmer, rower or adventure racer? Are you interested in taking your training and genetics to the next level? Are you SERIOUSLY committed to achieving your sporting goals?

How bad do you want it?

Will you invest in you?

Are you committed to achieving excellence?

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Are you prepared to work hard to achieve your goals?

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Introducing the BodyStat 1500 MDD

I am so excited to introduce a fabulous piece of modern hospital and research quality technology to the new clinic in Castletroy.

The BodyStat 1500 MDD

I did a lot of research comparing this system against the Tanita brand and although it cost me a LOT more than systems such as the Tanita ironman or Tanita SC-240MA which I was looking at, or more simple devices that have you stand and hold I couldn’t ignore that that these devices are not as accurate or reliable and an aim for my clinic (and myself personally) is honesty and integrity and gold standard when possible; hence my investment.

Dual frequency Bioelectrical Impedance Analysers (BIA) such as the BodyStat 1500 MDD have been shown in clinical settings to be reliable and comparable to the gold standard DEXA test (Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry now known as DXA) and a whole lot more practical (have you ever seen a DXA scanner!).

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I am currently doing a lot of research into the applications of all the information for elite and professional athletes as well as us Joe soaps so I will have a more extensive blog up in the future; suffice to say it is exciting when knowledge is added to all the data provided by the test.

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Fat Rules for Optimal Health and Body Composition

By Andrea Cullen

Feb 1st 2014

So it is an absolute age since I have posted on word press.

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The truth be told I have been taking leaps of faith for work and am currently relocated from Ireland to Reno, Nevada, temporarily to take a time out for further writing and research while also managing clients from home online. Exciting times and I will keep you all posted.

Its is amazing to have time out, for myself personally as well as professionally. This is giving me the time to explore the locality, meet new friends, and to be immersed in how things work here related to food, shops, local produce, organic and ethical foods, the people, lifestyle and the general feel and energy of the place.

In summary life here is fast, work is fast, training is fast and food is fast….and amongst this I am taking things slow.

Here are some photo highlights and I discuss my food, diet and health explorations and observations in a blog that will be posted later in the week.

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I am also feeling generous today so here is my latest article for clients on my health transformation programme. The article discusses fats for health and body composition and if you can apply the guidance you are on the right track for health making some very important food choices for long-term health, wellness, and sports performance.

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