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Both plant and animal proteins have a lot to offer, and there is no reason why you can’t reap the benefits of consuming both!

Gone are the days when eating out breakfast lunch and dinner was a sign of success, today those at the top of their game in relation to life, career, and health, are turning to their own kitchen to help keep them leveling up. So why are so many jumping on the meal prep bandwagon and taking their meals with them to school, work, even functions rather than just eating what is placed in front of them?

If you find that you are losing motivation, short on time, or just want a change of scenery, then taking your workout outside is such a great way to combat boredom and repetitiveness. Not to mention that it has so many extra mental and physical benefits!

With International Yoga Day on the 21st of June, there is no better time to highlight the benefits of including Yoga and Pilates into your training routine. Although it is important to base your training regime around your goals, there is no doubt that these two styles of workouts will enhance your results, whether your goal is bodybuilding or running a marathon.

We know caffeine is not suitable for everyone, but no one deserves to miss out on the world’s #1 Fat Burner!

People lift weights for a variety of reasons including improved sports performance, better general health, and fat loss. However, the most common goal by far is building muscle. Most gym goers train to increase muscle size and follow programs specifically designed for this purpose.

You don’t develop a nutrient deficiency or a chronic disease because you had two days of eating almost no vegetables, or even a week. Life happens, and finding pleasure in eating is an important part of meals and snacks and of course, that includes vegetables. While recommendations are in place to support an overall eating pattern that promotes good health and prevents disease, constantly stressing about hitting a perfect five each day is probably causing more harm than good. Increasing vegetable intake or variety doesn’t have to happen overnight.

Post workout meals have proven to have many health benefits and to be necessary in order to enable the body to go from a catabolic state (muscle breakdown) to an anabolic state (muscle building). Post workout meals also help to replace glycogen stores, build muscles by promoting muscle protein synthesis and repair damaged tissue as well as supporting immune function, so it’s all pros, right?

Cardio is a valuable fat loss tool. Combined with strength training and a calorie deficit diet, it can assist in shedding stubborn fat and get you fitter in the process. Cardio is not only beneficial for fat loss and fitness, but it is also crucial for your health. It is recommended that everyone should do at least three 20-minute sessions of cardio every week.

We’ve all had that bloated and uncomfortable feeling when our tummy is not quite right at some stage in our lives. For some, it is a regular occurrence… So what is the cause of this discomfort? Is it the foods consumed throughout the day, or other lifestyle factors? Emerging research shows the importance of having a healthy gut and how that can completely change your digestive processes. For many, this can be a confusing concept. How can you heal your gut?

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