Category Archives: Nutrition

The Top 3 Things to Maximise Your Muscle Mass Gains

Tips to help you Gain Muscle Mass Whether wanting to increase your lean (muscle) mass to improve strength, performance or physique, the core principles can be focused within three main strategies. It is about training and, what can sometimes get forgotten: complementing that training with nutrition that maximises adaptations and results. #1 Provide the Stimulus [...]

5 Types of Anti-Inflammatory Foods you WANT for Your Performance

5 Types of Anti-Inflammatory Foods Inflammation is normal – whether you are aware of it or not, your immune system is creating inflammation to protect your body from things like sickness or injury. It is one of the most amazing and crucial responses in the body! However, it needs to be kept in check. Short-term [...]

Want to Cut Sugar out of your Diet? Here’s How

A Mindful way to Cut Sugar Out of your Diet Registered Psychologist Patrea O'Donoghue, talks about how she overcame her 'addiction' to sugar and cut it out of her diet for good. My partner read Sweet Poison about 9 years ago after attending an 8-week challenge at his gym. The dietitian/nutritionist mentioned Sweet Poison and [...]

Are these Hormones Affecting your Weight & Energy Levels?

How these hormones could be affecting your weight and energy levels As a woman it can sometimes feel like we are putting in a lot of effort to look and feel good and yet our body doesn’t appear to be on the same page.  Whilst our endocrine system is quite large, these two hormones when [...]

6 Surprising Fat Facts

6 Fat Facts that may surprise you 1. Obesity is now recognised as a disease, not just a lifestyle factor. This will have an important influence on the way obesity is viewed - by society, obesity patients, and the medical profession. This change in the way of thinking will mean obesity sufferers will now qualify [...]

5 Tips on how to Lose Weight without Exercising

How to Lose Weight without Exercising How to lose weight without exercise? It may sound too good to be true, but it certainly isn't, at all. In fact exercise is only responsible for approximately 20% of weight loss, and sometimes not even that. The bulk of weight loss is due to one thing, our DIET.  This [...]

Why you need Coconut Oil Everyday

Coconut Oil and its Health Benefits for You Although classed as a saturated fat, coconut oil functions differently in your body to other saturated fats, which are know as long-chain fats. Over half of the fats in coconut oil are medium-chain fatty acids – MCFA (also known as MCT Medium chain Triglycerides) which provide a [...]

5 Foods that help your Body Naturally Detoxify

Detoxing Your Body & 5 Foods that Naturally Assist Detoxing rids the body of toxins stored in fat cells and increases metabolism. It also works by strengthening the body’s immune system function and fights off infection. Toxins can affect our health in many ways. Some can kill the friendly bacteria in our guts, block oxygen from binding to red [...]

How to Burn Fat in 7 Steps

Try out these 7 tips to help you burn fat Sometimes it feels like that stubborn fat is not planning to go anywhere anytime soon. It just won't budge no matter how hard you're trying. That was my life for a long time. My goal was to be lean, ideally skinny, but lean was the [...]

The Basics of Building Muscle

Want to learn the Basics for Building Muscle? Keep Reading... For many guys, adding layers of muscle tissue that glisten in the summer sun and ripple when put to work is one of the more enjoyable fitness endeavours. You get to lift, get stronger and eat a lot more food than usual.  We're also seeing [...]