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Food – Fasting – Fat

Let’s face it, we all love food! Whether it be a healthy meal or a dessert we do enjoy what we put in our gobs.  So what we eat determines what happens in our internal systems and this determines our appearance.  This can have either a brilliant or an adverse affect on our appearance.  However, […]

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Back on track

Isn’t it a pain in the ass when you’re doing so well towards achieving your goal/goals and you fall down with an injury?  Short answer – Yes ! It’s like you’ve been pummeled by a meteor 6 feet under whilst you’re on the home straight and it’s not a good feeling let me tell you […]

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Essential Mineral – Magnesium

We know that protein, fats and carbohydrates are important for our growth and development.  We also know that proteins help us build and repair muscles, fats a major constitute of our body and carbohydrates our main energy source.  However, we disregard our essential vitamins and minerals and pay no attention to them.  It’s like paying […]

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A breakdown of muscle

A lot of people neglect this topic when working out.  What I am talking about is DOMS!  To everyone out there reading this who don’t know what DOMS stands for it’s Direct Onset of Muscle Soreness.  It basically means the breakdown of a muscle and the pain experienced after that due to the breakdown.  Before […]

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Fuel it up

Now we all know that eating too many sugars (simple carbohydrates) are bad for you.  They are more inclined to store up in fat cells, make you sluggish and can cause diseases such as strokes and heart attacks which we all want to stay away from.  But they are just so tasty!  I mean come […]

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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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The fat hormone?

You must be thinking – The fat hormone ?  Is there really a hormone called fat ?? Well the straight answer is – no.  But there are hormones out there which are contributors to fat deposition around our body.  In this blog we shall browse over 1 hormone in particular which leads to fat gain […]

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Goals of 2014 !

Before we get in to the article I would just like to say hope you all had a fantastic Christmas and a Happy New Year!  Hope you all enjoyed all the eating and socialising.  But unfortunately we don’t sculpt God like bodies on booze and chocolates!  Wish we did though! Now it’s the new year, […]

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year !

So yet another year has almost passed!  Time does fly!  What I want all you readers to do now is just to sit back, relax and think about all that hard work you have put in exercising and keeping fit.  Just think about your goals and how excited you were to achieve them and think […]

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Healing the old fashion way

We would all love to be in the Southern hemisphere right about now where the sun is shining and Santa is walking around in shorts!  But unfortunately for all of us who live in the Northern hemisphere winter is upon us and that means – yes you’ve guessed it Christmas!  Howeverrrrr, along with the festive […]

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