Go Bananas!!!

  This is interesting. After reading this, you’ll never look at a banana in the same way again. Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy. Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous […]

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Eight Highly Effective Testosterone Boosting Tips

Eight Highly Effective Testosterone Boosting Tips Increase healthy fat intake Following a low-fat diet is a very effective method to destroy testosterone production. Healthy sources of dietary fat provide the building blocks to support optimal testosterone production. At least 30% of overall dietary intake should be derived from healthy fats such as: olive oil, coconut […]

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BEGINNERS GUIDE TO STARTING OUT AT THE GYM

Making the decision to join a gym is the hard part. You know what you have to do, it’s just a matter of motivating yourself to actually get up and do it. Let’s not pretend it’s going to be easy, but then again, nothing worthwhile comes without a bit of hard work does it? The important […]

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FORGOTTEN FLEXIBILITY

It’s all too common; a training plan is devised to improve performance and there is one component of fitness that is left by the wayside: flexibility.  Flexibility rarely features as a structured part of training plans. Flexibility has a range of benefits including injury prevention and improved performance, such as increasing power. Flexibility can be […]

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KETOSIS: HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT ON A LOW CARB DIET

Whether it’s low-carb, no-carb or slow-carb, Paleo, Atkins or Dukkan, to get in shape for summer or recover from the Christmas overindulgence you’ve most likely been sticking to a diet containing either low or no carbohydrates. Although carbohydrates actually help to speed up the recovery process by replenishing muscle glycogen (fuel) levels, if you’ve reached […]

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BCAA Lowdown

BCAA seem to divide opinion; one camp is of the opinion that they form an essential part of their supplement arsenal, while others think they’re a waste of money.   WHAT ARE BCAA? BCAA are a group of three essential amino acids – Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine. Essential amino acids can’t be synthesised by the […]

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HAMSTRINGS: A FORGOTTEN MUSCLE GROUP?

Hamstrings are an often forgotten muscle group – few people skip chest or arm day but, for many, hamstrings can be an afterthought or even left out of a training plan altogether. While hamstrings may not be perceived as the ‘sexiest’ of muscle groups, they play an important role in movement as well as injury […]

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THE BASIC RULES OF WEIGHT GAIN

POST SUMMERTIME BULKING Summer has come and gone and, for many, attention is turning to putting on a bit of weight and getting stronger. Weight gain can sometimes be over complicated with lots of broscience and claims to ‘get big quick’ being thrown at you. Indeed, for many, weight-gain can be as hard to achieve […]

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Want better shoulders?

3 Tips to Grow Bigger Stronger Shoulders 1. Overhead Pressing is the best plateau buster for the bench press Who does not want to bench press more? When a client complains about like of progress in the bench, I asked them how much they can military press strictly from a seated position. The optimal number […]

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GINGER CHOCOLATE PROTEIN MUGCAKE

SUMMARY This is a quick and easy recipe for all chocolate lovers to enjoy. With subtle hints of ginger, it’s a great high-protein dessert treat, oozing with chocolatey greatness. Give this Ginger Chocolate Protein Mugcake a try yourself – you won’t regret it! INSTRUCTIONS 1.) First mix all the wet ingredients in a large, microwave-safe […]

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