Author Archives: The Sculpted Vegan

How I Fought Off Life-Threatening Obesity (with Trish Lewis) Podcast #37

It took her sister having a baby to make chef Trish Lewis realise she had to do something about her life-threatening obesity (over 370 pounds). She wanted to spend time with her new-born nephew and that wasn’t going to happen unless she took action. She lost 100 pounds in one year. Listening to her today, […]

Does Intermittent Fasting work for Weight Loss, or is it just a Fad? Episode 36

What do training dogs, bringing up children, and diet fads all have in common? Proof that there are no shortcuts to long-term success. Over the years there’s been no shortage of fashionable diets – Keto, Paleo, Intermittent Fasting, FODMAP – they come, they go, they rarely work in the long-term. And yet we keep trying […]

Cellulite Doesn’t Exist, and Here’s How to Reduce It – Episode 34

Bear with me for a moment. “Cellulite” was invented by the fashion magazines and beauty product manufacturers in the 1960s. Before then it didn’t have a special name. So nowadays we’re all being misled into spending fortunes on magic creams that claim to “reduce its appearance” and never do. In this episode, I strip away […]

Conquering Fear to Run 6 Back-to-Back Marathons in the Sahara Desert – Podcast Episode 29

Anybody who runs the Marathon des Sables – which is 6-day race, run through the Sahara Desert in blistering heat – knows something about ultra-fitness, and is definitely worth a listen. This week, I talk to Brian Keane about his journey from primary school teacher to ultra-athlete and coach, and specifically about the fears he […]