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Is the glass half full or half empty…
xax | 14 May
This got me thinking …. We all face obstacles, whether this be in everyday life or gym and training goals. how we respond to those obstacles can make all the
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Energy Boosting Foods
xax | 08 May
Preworkout Snacks Before performing, it is important to consume carbohydrate-rich foods to top off muscle stores and to eat small amounts of protein to help
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The Lactic Acid Lowdown
xax | 01 May
Lactic Acid Production During very intense exercise, your circulatory system cannot keep up with your muscles' demand for oxygen. To maintain a steady supply
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How to Eat for Exercise
Olivia | 23 April
How we fuel our bodies can have a huge impact on both performance and enjoyment. So before you head out on your next run or cycle, find out exactly what you
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Yoga or Pilates?
Olivia | 16 April
What's the difference between yoga and pilates? Difference #1: Mind, Body, Spirit In both yoga and pilates, the idea of connecting the mind and body places a
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Importance of a Strong Core
Olivia | 09 April
The Importance of Core Strength It may seem simple, and it is, but your core is at the center of your body -- which is why it was bestowed its great and
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Exercise and Mental Health
Olivia | 02 April
Even if you aren't exercising for a specific goal but just “wellbeing” and maybe because actually you do quite like it or have grown to love it. There are so
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Meal Timing: What and When to Eat
Olivia | 27 March
The long-standing advice in the world of sports nutrition is that what you eat and when you eat do, in fact, impact your training goals. Proper nutrition can
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Vitamins & Minerals 2
Olivia | 19 March
Let's start with Vitamin D Vitamin D As i am typing his i am looking out of my window and i thinking i could definitely do with some Vitamin D, as most of
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Vitamins & Minerals
Olivia | 12 March
You see cartons of juice and boxes of cereal trumpeting their vitamin and mineral content, but why are these microscopic nutrients so important? From helping
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OPT model
The OPT Model
Olivia | 05 March
Although fitness instructors in these group classes will tell you to "go at your own pace" but how is it possible to do so if you don't know what you're doing
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Olivia | 26 February
What Makes a Superfood “Super” Also called a “functional food” in some markets because it refers to the food’s ability to affect more target functions of the
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