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The Importance of Correct Technique

Go to any gym in the world, and you will find  a lifter, regardless of gender, weight training with an unrealistic weight; throwing the weights around instead of focusing on form and maximum muscle contraction.  Unfortunately for many lifters, who are trying to achieve an aesthetic physique, are so consumed with hoisting the weight that […]

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Is CORTISOL affecting your gains?

What is Cortisol? What is cortisol? Cortisol is a steroid hormone secreted by the adrenal glands. It is often called the “stress hormone” because its levels rise following emotional and physical stress. This hormone is more than just a simple indicator of stress levels; it’s also necessary for the functioning of almost every part of […]

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Spicy Korean Turkey Burgers with Kimchi

Korean chile paste (pictured), available from any Korean/Asian grocery store blended into the turkey mince makes this turkey burger recipe incredibly moist and flavorful. Top these healthy turkey burgers with kimchi—a fermented mixture of cabbage and other vegetables—which can be found near other refrigerated  ingredients in any Korean Grocery store. Ingredients 150g Turkey Mince 1 […]

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ZMA and why you should be taking it

      Many of us take a keen interest in our pre, intra and post workout supplements, but how many of us take an active interest in our pre-sleep supplements? There’s more to night time supplementation than a constant drip feed of amino acids that can be provided by casein protein. One key night […]

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Eating For Your Body Type

  What is eating for your body type? Many people think that “body type” just describes the way someone looks. In fact, your body type can also provide information about how you respond to food intake and about your hormonal and sympathetic nervous system (SNS) characteristics. Physique characteristics can be linked to metabolic differences between […]

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10 Tips to help you keep your new years resolution

I think i can safely say that at some time in our lifes we have all made a new years resolution that we haven’t stuck to – I know i have. This year, lets stop the cycle of resolving to make change and then not following through. If your resolution is to take better care of yourself […]

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BEWARE: Top 15 Additives in Foods

1-methylcyclopropene This gas is pumped into crates of apples to stop them from producing ethylene, the natural hormone that ripens fruit. Commonly known as SmartFresh, this chemical preserves apples for up to a year and bananas up to a month. Sulphur dioxide serves the same purpose when sprayed on grapes. Artificial Colors Researchers in the […]

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Avoid That Dreaded Christmas Weight Gain

Avoid That Dreaded Christmas Weight Gain Losing the Christmas load isn’t easy. Here’s how to avoid piling it on in the first place.    A bite of a mince pie here, an extra helping of pudding there… It all seems so innocent at the time, But.. If you ate just one mince pie every day […]

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Battling Food Addiction

    Food addiction  is like any other addiction whether that be drug or alcohol addictions. Addicts feel the need to eat as a form of comfort or enjoyment. In return, the excess food causes weight gain and lowered self-esteem, which make you feel worse. so to feel good again we eat again, and so […]

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Superfoods: Black Rice

You already know that brown rice is a nutrition powerhouse compared to white rice.  But you can do even better.  Discover the benefits of black rice. Brown rice is rich in fiber, vitamin e compounds and cholesterol lowering antioxidants. Those benefits are all contained in the brown bran. What’s wrong with white rice? Brown rice […]

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