Quitting or Cutting down sugar and weight loss

1. Can you lose weight when you quit or cut down on sugar? Yes, more than likely! When you’re quitting sugar it means you’re quitting processed food, cutting down on fruit juices, cutting out sweet treats such as chocolate and Haribo! And when you quit these processed food, sweet treats and cut down on concentrated…

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Are you Messing up your progress without even realising?

It’s weigh-in day. You step on the scale, looking forward to a new low reading, knowing that you’ve had a really consistent week, trained hard, not missed a single set, and nailed your nutrition to the tee, with calories counted and macros on point. On you step, AND….. Crap. Not only has the scale not…

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Fun Foods In Your Diet…

Fitting in Fun Foods The best thing about flexible dieting is that you can eat whatever you want. You’re not tied to strict rules and regulations as you would be with a typical bodybuilding style diet, and there’s no need to exclude things like dairy, grains, fruit and beans. You don’t even need to completely…

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Create your own Fat Loss diet

This is a post to a super quick DIY guide on how you can go about setting yourself up to succeed with a ‘fat-loss’ style diet. They say knowledge is power, so get ready to feel…empowered? This is a framework to begin & nothing more – it’s designed to assist you with taking that first…

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STAYING ON TRACK OVER THE FESTIVE PERIOD

The festive period is a time for relaxing, unwinding and spending time with friends and family. A lot of people get to this time of year and start to panic, or think ‘that’s it, I’m going to end up undoing all the hard work I’ve put in over the year’. That doesn’t have to be…

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Balance and Stability

Remember when you were a kid and used to run around the playground, swinging from the monkey bars… and times balancing on the balance beam? You were working your core strength and stability without even knowing it and over the years you slowly drifted your focus away from an area of fitness that is so…

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How To Calculate Calories

Nutrition – it’s a complex topic. Do you need carbs or do you avoid them altogether? You can’t eat bread, ice cream and pizza, and have to eat celery, chicken and spinach, right? And what’s the deal with sugar? Depending on what you read and who you listen to, getting your eating right for fat…

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Training at home to supplement your gym training.

Training at the gym is great, whether its once a week or five times a week. But what about the extras that you can do away from the gym to supplement your training? Bodyweight exercises are a great accessory alongside your usual dumbbell, barbell, kettlebell work! Everyone knows the basic bodyweight movements: squats, lunges, press…

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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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