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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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The 3 Energy Systems easily explained

During exercise your body relies on three basic energy systems: the anaerobic a-lactic system, the anaerobic lactic system, and the aerobic system. Depending on the sport you play, you may rely on one system more than the others.     The anaerobic a-lactic (ALA) system, also known as the ATP-CP, or adenosine triphosphate – creatine […]

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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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6 Biggest Gym Beginner Mistakes

1. EGO LIFTING This is by far the biggest mistake i see in beginners and also in some regular gym goers. Trying to lift with your ego, letting all form go to ruin in the attempt to try and either outlift the person next to you or impress the opposite sex. Now this is mainly […]

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Attention Ladies: Glute Training for a great bum!

  I have alot of girls telling they want to have a bum like my partner, Zuzana’s and my answer is always the same. You want a bum like that then you need to train glutes like she does. You want bigger arms you train arms, so you want a firm butt, you need to […]

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Healthy Recipes Part 21:Turkey and Broccoli Meatloaf

                Ingredients 500g 97% Fat Free Turkey Mince 150g Broccoli – Finely Chopped 150 Zucchini – Finely Chopped 1 onion – Finely Chopped 100g Quick Oats 3 Eggs 2 Gloves of Garlic Chopped 1/2 Cup of Water Pepper and Salt Directions Put Vegetables through a food processor and […]

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5 Biggest Leg Day Mistakes

A great leg workout means never sacrificing good  form for more weight. Here are 5  of the most common leg-training mistakes. 1. Doing Shallow Squats Whether it’s on the hack squat ,doing free-weight squats or on the Leg Press, nothing is more unproductive  than loading up a bar and dropping just a few inches. Doing […]

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Steroids shouldn’t be a quick fix for young guys

I felt i needed to write this blog after attending a music festival over here in Australia a few weeks ago. As a Personal Trainer who is trying to promote a fit and healthy lifestyle i found it quite disturbing the amount of young guys, and when i say young, im talking 18 -25 walking […]

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