Category Archives: diet

ARE YOU SCREWING UP YOUR PROGRESS WITHOUT REALISING IT? PART 2.

Ever have one of those “what the hell is happening?” moments? You think you’ve been 100% on point with your diet, tracked and measured everything, got your training in, and yet the scale, the tape measure and your visual appearance don’t show any change? We all have, and it can be demotivating. While sometimes this may…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why eating “clean” doesn’t equal fat loss

These days, “clean eating” is nearly synonymous with being lean, muscular, and healthy. It shouldn’t be though, and here’s why… The cult of “clean eating” is more popular than ever these days, While I’m all for eating nutritious (“clean”) foods for the purposes of supplying our bodies with vitamins and minerals, eating nothing but these foods guarantees nothing in the…

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