We are all subject to the media proposal of train hard, train frequent and train for ever, but what if i told you taking short breaks between moderate to hard bouts of exercise actually helped your gains more than the common misconception of hurting them. … More Why it pays to Deload
Theres a huge trend of adding coconut oil, grass fed butter to the morning brew, optimally called “bullet proof coffee” personally im on the fence with it, as long as the diet is otherwise healthy, but i can honestly say there is nothing magical about sticking mam-giant slab of saturated fats into coffee. … More BUTTER ME UP
Like most sports, strength, power and combat sports benefit from full glycogen stores. in the days leading up to the event you should be focusing on eating enough calories to maintain weight whilst filling glycogen stores with plenty of carbohydrates. … More Strength, Power and Combat Sport
Gyms are due to be re-opening soon and im sure like me, your itching to get back into full swing making those gains. Now you may have seen a few articles about how best to approach getting back to training if you haven’t then this is one of those articles. … More A Quick guide to getting back to the gym when it returns.
Intermittent fasting is basically choosing a time period during the given day to allow the consumption of your calorie intake with the rest of the time being in a fasted or non-eating state. … More Intermittent fasting worth the wait?
Studies of the digestion and how it absorbs nutrients has exploded over the past couple of years, there is a lot going on after you swallow that last bite of your Sunday lunch, its one of the many reasons nutrition is such a difficult program to assess without prior knowledge of some of the systems. … More Gut Health the bodys second brain.
However, the notion you must be vegan to be healthy is unfortunately a fallacy, many vegans and non-vegans assume eating animal products are inherently unhealthy. … More Veganism as the only way to health??
Lets face it most people fall into two groups when it comes to the subject of alcohol in fitness, first alcohol does not impact fitness when used in moderation and within calorie constraints, or the other side of the round table is the belief that it should be avoided at all costs by anyone serious about there athletic pursuits. … More Alcohol, body composition and performance a drunk mans tale.
Trans describes the configuration of an unsaturated fat. In unsaturated fat, double bonds between carbons exist, preventing the hydrogen atoms from bonding stopping saturation with hydrogen, because of this the carbon chain extends from a double bond in 2 directions only from the same side (cis) or from opposite sides (trans) of the double bond. … More The Tale of Four Fats
Lets face it nobody has really told you the secrets of being in control of your eating, ever find yourself eating a pack of pretzels even though you only finished your dinner 30 mins ago? … More The Hunger Game