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TRENDING SUPERFOODS

So many new “superfoods” are announced each month, it’s hard to keep up. Here’s a list of the trending ones. 1. Pomegranate Charting at number 1 after being shown recently to have massive anti-inflammatory properties that fight dementia. These are from punicalagin, a compound in pomegranate seeds’ skin. 2. Whey powder…

HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT)

High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT is perfect for busy people who want a fast, but challenging workout that delivers results. It’s no surprise that an annual survey conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)considered HIIT the number one fitness trend of 2014. The survey predicts it will rank…

SCIENTISTS PROVE JUNK FOOD IS ADDICTIVE

On February 25, 2015, Posted by , In Diet,Fat Loss,nutrition, By ,,,, , With No Comments

We’ve all experienced it. That compulsion to over eat sweet, salty, fatty food. Whether it’s a burger, fries and shake or just a tub of cookie dough ice cream, junk food rarely leaves you feeling full and often leaves some people, inexplicably, wanting more. Well, researchers at the University of Michigan…

Lose fat by eating it!

Load up on natural fats such as butter and red meat to cut your body fat in half We’ve been told to avoid eating fat for decades – but new evidence shows that we’ve been led astray. Not only does it increase weight loss, but it can lower the risk…

HEALTHY EATING & NUTRITION TIPS

On January 18, 2015, Posted by , In Diet,nutrition, By ,,, , With No Comments

NUTRITIONAL BASICS Regardless of your training goals, healthy eating is the backbone. Food is what fuels your body to reach your goals and without proper nutrition through quality foods, you’re likely to stall. As a result, if possible, eat organic foods and, above all else, maintain a balanced diet consisting of fruits,…

FAT LOSS TIPS

On January 16, 2015, Posted by , In Diet,Fat Loss,weight loss, With No Comments

1.FAT LOSS BASICS                                                                                              …

EAT LATE GAIN WEIGHT. FACT OR FICTION?

‘Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’. Is there any truth in that age-old saying? Certainly many diets suggest that food eaten late is more likely to be converted to fat, and thus advocate eating only before 7pm. This is challenging for many people,…

Training Myths – Performing crunches will reduce tummy fat

On September 16, 2014, Posted by , In Diet,Fat Loss,Training, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Performing crunches will work the abdominal muscles, (mainly the upper abdominals), but will not burn off the fat surrounding these muscles. Firstly, it is not possible to localise fat loss(unless of course you go down the surgery route). One of the best ways of burning fat is by exercising with…

How to make bulletproof coffee

On July 11, 2014, Posted by , In Diet, By , With No Comments

Yes, we will be making coffee, that if poured all over your body, would make you impenetrable to a speeding bullet… not really.