Yes, all supplements are definitely not created equal. Cheaper products use inferior (cheaper) raw materials from which to make their supplements. A good example is magnesium supplements. It is thought that between half and three quarters of us are deficient in Magnesium, an essential mineral for heart function. It is also hugely important in improving sleep quality by helping to
No, fish oils are better taken with meals throughout the day. Good thinking though, as exercise causes inflammation and fish oils are anti-inflammatory, but they also modulate the insulin response. Which is great most of the time, but not post workout, a time when you actually want insulin because it helps with fat loss, growth and repair!
Getting quality sleep is probably the biggest challenge most of us face in our attempts to lose fat, get fit and get healthy. Most of us think we sleep well, but the reality is that we've become accustomed to poor sleep patterns and are no longer in tune with how it feels to sleep consistently well. Bottom line, we're not
Not sure where we lifted this from (was a while back), but some things that most of us could change pretty easily. Most of them are fairly obvious, we just get into certain habits! Might be worth trying to cut as many out as you can over time....? 1. Don't eat commercially processed foods such as biscuits, cakes, crackers, TV dinners,
“I signed up with W10 performance for the 12 week programme hoping for a bikini body I would be proud of. The journey a have taken has not only achieved that but has turned my dietary and sporting beliefs on their head. At the end of the twelve weeks I have lost 6.5% body fat, 5.5kg in weight (4cm off
Regaining health an shifting body fat can at times be complex and call for scientific strategies, but the basic principles are straight forward and apply to all health and performance goals. In times of information overload and media confusion we're all after the bottom line and I recently got asked for a ‘3-point, straight talking and jargon free nutshell approach’
An interesting article written by leading health and fitness writer and journalist Peta Bee quoting some of the leading researchers in the areas of back back and injury rehabilitation. We are not posting it here because we are anti-Pilates, but because we have long agreed with the opinion that too much emphasis has been placed on 'core' training and 'functional'