The most ignored causes when your results are lacking – Part 1: Stress

Today, it’s becoming increasingly trendy to throw around the term “living a balanced lifestyle” without actually defining it properly. It shouldn’t imply an incessant glorification of “YOLO” where you one moment are rushing through a Crossfit-WOD so intense that you’re bleeding out of your ears, and in the next you’re throwing up brownies and tequila after being smashed out of your mind all weekend.

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My appearances

I know I haven’t been updating this blog much, so I apologize for that. I have been focusing mainly on the Norwegian market, so you might be able to read some of my more recent stuff by going to my Norwegian site (borgefagerli.no) and using Google Translate. Some funny translations there, so you’re in for a treat 🙂

To make up for it, I have compiled a list of some podcasts in English – I will post more of them as soon as they are published:

SSD Podcast Ep. 04: Nutrient Timing, Coaching, Being Awesome

Sigma Nutrition – Circadian Rhythms and Nutrient Timing

Modern Musclehead Ep14: Macros, Metabolism, Myo-Reps, and Much More!

IFS Podcast #9: Carbs at Night & Seasonal Variation In Nutrient Intake

Iraki Nutrition: Myo-reps

EatToPerform – Coaches Course with Borge F


Some interviews:

FITNESS: ENTREVISTA A BØRGE FAGERLI (spanish – use Google Translate)

Predator Nutrition: An interview with Borge Fagerli aka Blade

Natural Pursuit: Fat Loss Roundtable

At a crossroads

This has been on my mind for a while and it is time to get it off my chest.

In previous years I would coach maybe 1-3 competitors at a time for fitness/bodybuilding competitions.  Placings would be anywhere from 1st to 4th. Pretty good, I think – but in people’s minds this is what happened: When they won, the competitor got all the credit – when they lost, it was because I was a lousy coach. Just one of those paradoxes I have accepted and come to terms with over the years. On top of that I have competed myself (bodybuilding) and never done well, and “how can someone who can’t bring himself into top condition be a good coach for others”? Some outstanding logical reasoning skills being displayed in that sentence, but I digress.

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