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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.

NUTRIENTS FOR GREAT HAIR, SKIN & NAILS

NUTRIENTS FOR GREAT HAIR, SKIN & NAILS

Foods contain an abundance of essential nutrients for our hair, skin and nails. Through proper nutrition and the consumption of whole, nutrient dense foods we can slow down the aging process significantly. The hair, skin and nails are all tell-tale signs of a healthy, well-balanced diet and we’re...
IMPROVE YOUR MOOD WITH FOOD

IMPROVE YOUR MOOD WITH FOOD

2020 has been a stressful year for us all and the prevalence of anxiety and depression has increased significantly throughout the globe. These increasingly common conditions can be treated in a variety of ways. We’re here to discuss the role our diet plays in our mental well-being and how we can ...
LIVE ACCORDING TO YOUR VALUES, NOT GOALS TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS

LIVE ACCORDING TO YOUR VALUES, NOT GOALS TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS

Looking for long-term success and happiness? Live according to your values, not your goals. We live in a society where we are expected to achieve. The minute we enter school, we are praised for achieving targets set by others, based on what their standards are for “good enough”. We quickly learn...