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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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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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THE BENEFITS OF CHANGING TO HIMALAYAN PINK SALT

Attention Fitness Enthusiasts – Change over to Pink Himalayan Salt   Pink Himalayan Salt naturally contains an incredible selection of 84 different minerals and trace elements essential to the human body for optimal health and vitality. Himalayan salt contains no chemical additives and is not processed in any way, making it by far the top […]

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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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Measuring your success

There are many ways to measure your success in a fitness program but most people tend to focus on the numbers they read when they step on the scales rather than seeing the clearer picture that some other measurements can give you. This article will cover some of the alternatives. Photos We all live in […]

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How many Calories do i need to eat if i want to lose/gain weight?

The first thing you need to know in your quest to lose/gain weight is your BMR– your energy expenditure at rest (the number of Calories you’d burn if you stayed in bed all day).Once you have this figure you can calculate how many calories your body requires to maintain its current weight using another formula. […]

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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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Your guidelines to be more productive in the gym

1. Leave your phone in your bag –  you are not that important and if your workout is important to you, you can live without your phone for 45 minutes i’m sure! 2. Turn up the tunes – Studies show listening to music while working out can help people workout harder. It will also keep […]

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