Under-Eating and is it bad for you?

Eating too much is bad. We know that. If you eat more calories than you burn, you gain weight. Okay, that weight can be muscle, and to build mass and get stronger, you need to be in a calorie surplus, to ensure that excess calories get turned to muscle, but when you’re dieting and trying to…

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The Best Types of Protein Powder

Protein powders are very popular among health conscious people. There are many types of protein powders, made from a wide variety of sources. Among the many options, it can be confusing to figure out which will provide the best results. This article lists the most popular types of protein powder. What Are Protein Powders? Protein…

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The Importance of Stretching

Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which a certain muscle or tendon is deliberately flexed or stretched in order to improve the muscle’s elasticity and achieve comfortable muscle tone. There are many different types of stretching including: Dynamic stretching: this involves moving parts of your body and gradually increasing your reach, speed of…

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WHITE CARBS v BROWN CARBS

The confusion surrounding carbohydrates is high. To be more precise: White Carbs v Brown Carbs, Simple Carbs v Complex Carbs, High GI Carbs v Low GI Carbs. The thing is, white carbs, simple carbs and high GI carbs are the SAME thing. Just as brown carbs, complex carbs and low GI carbs are the same…

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The Importance of Core Stability and Posture

Having a good posture has always been a priority from a young age with parents and teachers telling us to ‘sit up straight!’ or ‘Stop slouching!. However, posture isn’t just about standing or sitting up straight. It’s also about strengthening your core so you can hold your body in the best way for comfort and…

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Fruit Good or Bad?

Fruit Good or Bad Fruit is poisonous Fruit is toxic Fruit will make you fat Nature’s candy, aka fruit, has been getting some bad press in recent months. Warnings appear frequently in the media informing us of the dangers of fruit consumption and how eating fruit prevents fat loss and can even lead to weight…

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ACTIONS TO TAKE WHEN YOU HIT A WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAU

  Your diet has been going extremely well. Over the past few months, you have made important steps towards your weight loss goal. Then everything changes and your results come to a halt as you reach your first weight loss plateau. What do you do next? This is a common point of confusion for many.…

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POST WORKOUT STRETCHING.

One of the most overlooked aspects of training is stretching post workout. It is essential though as it enhances flexibility and reduces muscle tension and soreness. It also helps with muscle recovery and repair. Some of the major benefits include; Improved Circulation. When you carry out an intense workout, the body pumps blood faster to…

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Weighing Yourself

Weighing Yourself Have you ever been one to weigh yourself every day? Does the number looking back at you each morning typically influence whether or not you have a good or bad day? Do you get frustrated seeing said number constantly change & maybe even at times, fluctuate or increase?   Remove the idea that the…

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10 NUTRITION MYTHS THAT JUST WON’T GO AWAY

1. You shouldn’t eat late at night One of the most common nutrition myths that we all have heard is don’t eat food late at night or it will all be stored as fat. Really? So, what they’re trying to tell you is that when you go to bed to rest, so does your metabolism?…

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