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Training and drinking don't go hand-in-hand, it's as simple as that. There may be a dose-dependant effect, but drinking after exercise directly impacts muscle growth, fat loss and repair, setting the stage for disappointing gains, muscle fatigue, poor recovery, weight gain, and possible injury. Find out how you can train and still have a few drinks without sabotaging your goals.

There’s a single variable that will always predict whether you lose, gain, or maintain weight - by manipulating this single variable, you’ll be able to reach and maintain your goal weight: no yo-yo diet necessary.

Everyone who consumes coffee on a regular basis is painfully familiar with the 3pm crash. The added energy in the morning gets you going, makes you feel amazing, then suddenly drops you around lunch. There are several reasons for this crash, and instead of reaching for another cup to mask it, try a few of these strategies to get you through the afternoon.

One of the most commonly spread myths is that carbs are the enemy. Low carb diets are almost always trending, but severely limiting your carbohydrate intake can negatively impact your health and actually cause you to gain instead of lose weight. Read on and find out how and why to use carbs to help you achieve your goals.

We’ve all been there. On a roll with our training and nutrition, getting into a routine and feeling like we’re on top of the world. Then along comes the inevitable steps backwards in the form of an injury. You may not see it coming, or maybe you felt a niggle that became something more serious. Either way, the question now becomes how do I get back on track as quickly as possible? Nutrition plays a much larger role than most people think, so follow these tips to get back ASAP!

Food. From how much to have, when to have it and whether or not you can have too much of it, there’s never a dull moment when discussing its value.

Good post-workout nutrition can make a significant difference to your rate of recovery after exercise. Get it right and you should see much better progress from your workouts. Yes, you’ll need to be organised enough to carry food with you to the gym, but your efforts WILL be rewarded!

Going to the gym and training hard requires commitment, perseverance, and determination. It seems a shame to undo much of this effort by committing any of these nutritional sins. Make sure your diet is aligned to your training, and you’ll soon start to see the results you deserve.

Hoping to crunch your way to a leaner belly? Sorry, but it’s going to take a while. Exercise can only do so much in sculpting a lean, flat tummy. Whether your goal is a solid six pack or just to wear a bikini with confidence - nutrition reigns supreme in reducing fat and keeping it off. Fat reduction and body sculpting doesn't need to be an arduous task - follow these quick tips to get you ready ASAP!

Does coffee fit my macros? Do you have to drink coffee? Many people find that a coffee or two a day is not just enjoyable, but beneficial and healthy too. With a very small number of exceptions, regular coffee consumption is not something to worry about and can be considered part of a healthy, balanced diet. What is the best way to use it in your training?