What is Creatine

What is Creatine? Creatine is a muscle and strength building supplement that has been used for years, unlike 98% of supplements, it’s been proven to  work. Like, actually work,  there are at least 700 studies that have confirmed it safe for human consumption without any deleterious side effects. So yes, you’re right in thinking that creatine is basically a Unicorn in the supplement world.   How to take? Simply take 5g…

22nd March 2019
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How much do you need to eat in order to be healthy and Fit

How much do you need to eat in order to be healthy and Fit   When you think too much about counting calories, meal timing, fasting and leaving on water alone may seriously hinder your progress in starting to eat healthy An average woman needs to eat about 2000 calories per day to maintain, and 1500 calories to lose one pound of weight per week. An average man needs 2500 calories to maintain, and 2000 to lose one pound of weight per…

17th February 2019
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Probiotics and the gut

Probiotics and the gut: Are they Good for you? Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for you, especially your digestive system. We usually think of these as germs that cause diseases. But your body is full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are often called “good” or “helpful” bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy. You can find probiotics in supplements and some foods, like yogurt. Doctors…

22nd November 2018
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Coconut Oil Goodness gone bad

What is the Hype with coconut goodness gone bad Coconut Popularity demise   A lecture from a Harvard professor blasting the popularity of coconut oil has gone viral on YouTube, garnering nearly 1 million views since it was posted in July 2017. During the talk titled “Coconut Oil and Other Nutritional Errors,” Karin Michels calls coconut oil “pure poison” and “one of the worst foods you can eat,” according to a translation…

9th November 2018
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Are you drinking a lot of coffee ?

Dangers of excess coffee Coffee and Hydrochloric Acid Drinking coffee on an empty stomach, such as first thing in the morning, stimulates hydrochloric acid production. This can be a problem because HCl should only be produced to digest meals. If your body has to make HCl more often in response to regular cups of coffee, it may have difficulty producing enough to deal with a large meal. Once you eat…

8th September 2017
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Eight Essential Sports Nutrition supplements

Fitness has, thanks to greater nutritional awareness, which has changed dramatically over the last decade. Though it retains an intense focus on training, nutritional supplements have crept into the diet of even the least casual gym goers. From protein supplements to amino acids, the language and detail of targeted nutrition supplementation have become commonplace. But which ones are essential to your workout and post-workout routines? Here’s eight: Whey Protein – The…

4th April 2017
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Delayed onset of muscle soreness (Doms)

Sore Muscles? Don’t Stop Exercising Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), also called muscle fever, is the pain and stiffness felt in muscles several hours to days after unaccustomed or strenuous exercise. The soreness is felt most strongly 24 to 72 hours after the exercise. It is thought to be caused by eccentric (lengthening) exercise, which causes microtrauma to the muscle fibers. After such exercise, the muscle adapts rapidly to prevent muscle damage, and thereby soreness, if the exercise is repeated. Delayed onset…

23rd March 2017
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Energy systems during work outs and at rest

5th November 2016

Energy systems   All energy originates as light from the sun .plants covert sunlight into chemical energy through the process of photosynthesis . When we eat plants ,or animals that have eaten plants ,and this is stored chemical energy is passed on to us for our fuel. In the Food we eat energy is stored as carbohydrates ,fats or protein   The chemical breakdown of the oxidative krebs cycle and…

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MAKE YOUR OWN ISOTONIC SPORTS DRINK

4th September 2016

The best type of drink to combine re-hydration with energy available for athletes is the isotonic sports drink. WHICH WILL ENHANCE PERFORMANCE? ·         4g sugar per 100ml which is 4% carbohydrates ·         This sugar should be in simple form ·         Th e fastest absorbed is glucose or sucrose with maltodestrin ·         A small amount of salt 50-70mg per 100ml will enhance absorption  this will help to compensate for sodium loss…

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Your fats and Cholesterol

4th September 2016

Fat is an essential nutrient in a balanced diet and provides a number of important functions, though most of us consume too much which is associated with a number of chronic diseases including coronary. Some people become obsessed with eliminating fat entirely from the diet and will therefore suffer deficiencies as this essential nutrients will be lacking . Recommendations for fats   1g of fat contains 9kcal energy Around 20-30%…

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