Don’t wait to hydrate.

Too many people underestimate the importance of water to the body. What is even more alarming is that even among the most experienced athletes, including bodybuilders and fitness fanatics, there is a huge gap in knowledge regarding the understanding as to why proper hydration is important for health, and for competitive success.... Read More

The Great Carbohydrate Debate

The concept that “carbs” are evil can be put to bed with one statement: All Vegetables and fruits are Carbs! So it should come as no surprise that any diet attempting to completely purge carbohydrates, or anyone suggesting all carbs are evil, need to take a step back, take a hard look at reality, and make sure we’re all clear on the real... Read More

Eating habits start young

The controversial truth is that children are a direct reflection of what parents expose them to. This ranges from Manners to Education, and Alcohol to Food. Put simply if a child is brought up in a house of Fast Food or Poor Hygiene or Smoking  or Alcohol abuse etc.... then this will appear as normal behavior to them and they will more than likely head down the... Read More

How to know what good food is

It's not as hard as you might think. Put simply it's foods that are as close to their original source as possible. Then means that foods that have found their way into a box or tin are not the kinds of foods we should be filling our trolleys with. This doesn't mean you have to avoid boxed or tinned food altogether, it just means you need to keep these products to a... Read More

Eat fat to burn fat

Fat Burns Fat The body needs three macro nutrients for energy: Carbohydrates, protein, and fat. A gram of fat packs more than twice the energy of a gram of the other two. “When you don’t have any fat in your diet its like you don’t have fuel to burn calories. The body requires energy to keep its metabolism properly functioning, and a 2007 study... Read More

How should I train?

This is a question that I am asked a lot. I will answer it for you in simple easy to follow terms, because training for the results you want is not rocket science. Just as good eating also isn't difficult to understand. You will already know that you need to have an increased heart rate to burn calories, but you may not know that this can be achieved in many different... Read More

Are you getting enough fibre

WHY SHOULD YOU EAT MORE FIBRE? All high-fibre foods help to trim fat off the hips & thighs. Dietary fibre whisks away excess oestrogen from the body, and oestrogen is well known for directing fat towards your thighs and hips. Do your legs & butt a favour.....increase your fibre intake today. EXAMPLES Apples: Inexpensive and... Read More

Knowing your fats

There's a lot of confusion out there about Fats.....what's good and what's bad? It is important that we feed our bodies "good fat" to assist with healthy cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Here's the break down in easy to follow terms............. Different types of Fats: Saturated... Read More

Muscle pain for muscle gain

We've all experienced it, the intense muscle pain from delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) that comes a day or two after a hard workout. Why does it happen? DOMS 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... Read More

Eating made simple

We've all seen the diets out there, dozens of them! All claiming the same thing, quick results with little effort. Unfortunately the real world doesn't work this way. In this section we will help guide you through the basics of eating. And it is basic! Eating doesn't have to be complicated or confusing. You don’t have to weigh or cut your food up into... Read More