“I don’t have time to exercise. I’m too busy at work.” Ever heard, or said, these words? The truth is, everyone is busy. Too busy, in fact, that it seems the 24 hours we have in a day aren’t enough for us to do everything we need, including working out. With all the deadlines we […]
Fats are not made equal. Some fats are vital for the health of our body, and some may cause ill health if consumed in excess amounts over a period of time. By including healthier types/sources of fat in appropriate amounts in our diet plan, it can help to promote our wellbeing and prevent certain diseases.
Carbohydrate has been the focus of nutrition and physical training professionals for quite some decades, gracing the headlines of newspapers, health websites, medical journals and more. There are many conflicting opinions on carbs, one moment it is all the craze to maximise training results, then it becomes the enemy of a healthy diet. So, what do we need to know about carbohydrates to make healthier dietary choices, and to use to our maximum benefit?
Your digestive system is responsible for the digestion of food, absorption of nutrient and disposal of waste, to keep your body nourished and healthy. A balance of good bacteria is needed for your digestive system to function properly.
Over the past decade a plethora of “energy drinks” infused with copious amounts of caffeine have taken precedent over traditional soft drink beverages, and practically every pre-workout supplement you find is loaded with caffeine.
Most people can be grouped into one or more of the three body types: mesomorph, endomorph, and ectomorph. Each requires a different approach to training and nutrition. Once you know your body type, it should be easy to pick the right diet and exercise plan.
About 60 percent of adults don't meet the daily recommendations for exercise. About 25 percent are not active at all. Even those who engage in physical activity either choose the wrong exercises or lack consistency.
Most people have a love-hate relationship with cardio. Some could spend hours on the treadmill, while others would do just about anything to skip their workouts. Even though aerobic exercise isn’t a cure-all, it promotes health and well-being. When done right, it can help you lose fat, boost your energy, and improve cardiovascular fitness. A […]