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Healthy Baking Hacks

Healthy Baking Hacks

Ingredients used while baking are typically high in saturated fats and sugar while being low in certain micronutrients and levels of satiation. Fortunately, there are some simple tweaks we can incorporate into our baked goods making them more nutritionally dense, higher in protein and fibre and lower in refined sugars. 
Milk Alternatives Blog Post

MILK ALTERNATIVES

Over the recent years there has been a booming interest in the consumption of plant-based milk alternatives. Not only has the demand for milk alternatives increased but the varieties found in the supermarket aisles are endless. There are a lot of reasons why people would opt for plant-based optio...
Burnt Fit Carbs Blog Post

FOR THE LOVE OF CARBS!

Over the years carbohydrates have developed somewhat of a bad reputation. From no carb diets to 21-day carb cuts people have expected miracle results from cutting the macronutrient from their diets.  Our bodies were designed to use carbohydrates as its main source of energy. Not only are carbohyd...
Fasted Cardio Blog Post

FASTED CARDIO

Fasted cardio is exactly what the name suggests – performing a form of aerobic exercise in a fasted state.

Dietary interventions such as fasted cardio are often introduced with the idea of speeding up fat loss and fast tracking our goals. Does purposefully not eating before a workout, despite being hungry have any proven benefits? Let’s take a look at the science behind it....

Stretching - The DOs and Dont's

STRETCHING – THE DOs and DON'Ts

Stretching isn’t something you should only be doing before or after training. A little dynamic limbering and a few hamstring stretches before training or a run, then some long holds in a lunge or pigeon pose afterwards, isn’t going to cut it.

Here we chat about the do's and don'ts of stretching...

PROTEIN POWDER

PROTEIN POWDER

Long gone are the days when the only thing we did with protein powder was add it to smoothies. It can be incorporated into our diets so easily and in many different ways to help us reach our protein goals.

Protein powders are powdered forms of protein derived from either plant (hemp, rice, soy, pea) or animal (eggs, dairy) based sources. Different brands contain varying amounts of calories, macro and micronutrients so it is important to choose one that has a nutritional profile in line with your individual goals.