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Munchies before or after a workout ?

A lot of people ask the same question – ‘To lose fat do I eat before a workout or after?’  Now the most probable thing you guys must think is ‘Surely after a workout!’  But why think that?  Is it because you are consuming less ‘calories’ and working out on an empty stomach will shift […]

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Berrytastic!!

If you didn’t already know what I am going to talk about, well let me tell you….Berries!!! Berries are a fantastic source of food which can be added to a variety of dishes!  Not only do they enhance the flavour of food but pack a healthy punch of antioxidants and other nutrients.  Now in the […]

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Feed the brain

If you didn’t already know that the brain controls virtually every function in your body then you know now!  This amazing organ has a massive capacity to learn and retain information to put to good use.  The brain releases neurotransmitters (hormones which travel through the neural system) which influence other organs to secrete their hormones […]

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The essence of mood through food

I just want you to do me a favour, whatever you are doing right now, drop it and just imagine that you are eating the most delicious food. Whether it’s a 3 course meal or fresh oysters, followed by a juicy steak with a red wine sauce and steamed vegetables and to top it off […]

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A burst of energy

Majority of us have had caffeine in some form or another before whether it’s through tea or coffee.  Thanks to our Italians café’s have spread like wildfire across the world!  Even in the UK which is a big tea drinking nation has hundreds and thousands of café’s around, and what do people now opt for?  Yes […]

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The dangers of fat

All humans maintain a certain degree of fat, some more than others as we all know.  There are advantages of sustaining a small percentage of fat as fat can be an energy reserve when food is scarce or when carrying out long distant events.  Also fat is a great insulator in cold conditions and helps […]

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Harness the energy

Today we will be going over a few emotions.  But not to worry I’m not telling you a sad sad story that will make you want to cry in bed!  No no this is very much the opposite.  We will be going over some strong and aggressive emotions.  Sounds scary I bet but again not […]

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The sweet craving

Who hasn’t walked passed a bakery and eyed that tasty little cupcake in the window or that stunning chocolate gateaux with shavings on top?  It makes my mouth water just thinking about it!  But why do us humans love to eat sugary things, and why do they taste so amazing that we keep craving more […]

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Focus on 1 part

Since it’s well in to January now and we are cracking on with our work outs and healthy eating, why not try a different approach to building muscle?  Yes I know you go to the gym doing a leg session and you get onto those BB squats etc etc and you hit your chest with […]

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