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What’s The Best Time To Exercise?

What is the best time to do a workout? Earlier or later in the day? Is it ok to do a ‘fasted workout’ i.e. before food or should you eat before? What about pre-workout supplements containing Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) and caffeine? I answer this and show you how to decided what the best time for you is. For […]

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Should You Exercise When You Are Ill?

Should you work out when you are unwell? Is it ok to exercise when you’re just a little bit poorly? How do you know when you are too ill to exercise and should rest instead? Reference Study: http://www.acsm.org/docs/current-comments/exerciseandcommoncold.pdf Click here or on the image below to view the video.

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Juicing For Weight Loss

Would I recommend juicing for weight loss? It sounds like a good idea. After all we should all be eating more fruit and vegetables. Fruit and veg contain many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Liquids are quicker to digest and absorb than solid food, so the nutrients get into your system faster. And according to Government recommendations a glass of […]

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What’s the Best Post Workout Food?

Nutrition is a vital part of achieving your health goals, whether they are performance based or purely aesthetic. During a workout you burn calories, damage muscle fibres and put strain on tendons and bones, so what are the best foods to eat after a workout? Your post workout meal needs to help muscles repair, replenish muscle glycogen […]

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How Many Calories Do You Need?

Do you know how many calories you need? The average woman is told she needs 2000 calories per day, but who on earth is ‘average’? Do you fall into that category or do you need more or less than that? What are the factors that go into determining how many calories you need? Click on the image below.

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Meal Replacement Shakes – Good or Bad for Weight Loss?

Do meal replacement shakes work for weight loss? And if they do make people lose weight, are they a healthy way of doing so? Is there are better way or are meal replacement shakes adequate? What are the other options if you don’t want to use meal replacement shakes? https://www.myfitnesspal.com/ is a good resource for calorie counting. Click on the […]

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Low Fat vs High Fat Food – Which Is Healthier?

We were told for years following the nutritional guidelines of the 1980’s that we should all be eating less ft to be healthy. But recently with the rise in Popularity of Mediteranean and Paleo Diets people have started to embrace fat more, claiming we can’t be healthy without it, and that low fat diets are very […]

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Which Is Better Sugar Or Artificial Sweeteners?

Are artificial sweeteners better than sugar? Is sugar better because it’s natural? Do artificial sweeteners give you cancer? Does sugar give you diabetes? Here’s the answers for you! You can buy the following sweet ingredients here: Stevia tablets Liquid Stevia Granulated Stevia Date syrup Honey Coconut sugar Click Here to watch the video on YouTube and subscribe to hear […]

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How To Use a Spiralizer (and why you should)

Most people could do with eating more vegetables. Many people (except maybe endurance athletes) could also do with reducing the amount of starchy vegetables they eat – potatoes, rice, noodles and pasta. With the increasing amount of people in the world being overweight or obese, many should be reducing the amount or calories consumed. A spiralizer addresses all […]

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