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Does caffeine improve your performance in sport or resistance training?

The short answer is yes!  Great, article done - let’s move on! 😄. However, in order to use caffeine for maximum benefit, it’s important to know how it improves your performance, so you can use it to really push yourself in both training and in the competition arena. Caffeine has many tremendous benefits, especially if you're a parent that needs...

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Homemade Pizza

I thought this would be a good time to post the homemade pizza recipe I have been using since my Italian food article I wrote on my Facebook page. I know the situation isn't the best with us all being stuck in isolation but you can still enjoy a healthy alternative to a takeaway or store bought pizza. This is...

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Vitamins and Minerals and why we need them?

Howdy all I'm back with another article and if you couldn't tell from the title it's all about vitamins and minerals. Now you simply can't eat enough to get all the vitamins and minerals you need for the fact that food isn't of the quality it once was many moons ago. Instead of being your 5 a day it's closer...

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Can your body tolerate carbs?

Some interesting articles I have been reading recently and it got me thinking about all the commuters getting the train to work, ill get to that in more detail in a sec so bear with me. Some of us are more designed to tolerate carbs better than others, it’s just the way we are. We think of carbs as our...

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Are you an emotional eater and how this is affecting your health and weight?

So let's get straight into this, the majority of us have an emotional attachment to eating. We all like food and drink and we use this to make ourselves feel better in times of sadness or stress. This is likely the reason why you are not in better health rather then it being the food you eat at your meal...

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Who is striving for the perfect body?

I'm definitely not, are you? None of you are stupid, most of you have read multiple blogs or articles on lifting weights or cardio or diets for weight loss blah blah blah. Some of you are working hard but not sure what you actually want and some can't motivate themselves to put the effort in and try. Stop looking in...

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Tis’ the season to be Merry

So here we are Christmas is upon us which means the majority of us will over indulge one way or another but is this a bad thing? No its not. We all need time to relax and enjoy ourselves, unfortunately there will be a few that go too far and regret it come January when the whole of December became...

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Sleep is KING!

Sleep is more important then I think you could ever realise, just a short period of time with poor quality of sleep can affect you physically and mentally. Lets start with the mental side of things: Sleepiness slows down your thought process. Sleep deprivation leads to lower alertness and concentration and impairs your judgement.Excessive sleepiness impairs memory. We need sleep...

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How to count calories for weight loss.

The majority of people do not track their calories and it is a must to achieve your weight loss or muscle building goals and I'm here to tell you why but also show you how to calculate what your body needs.We all have a BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) this is how many calories we need to function daily if we...

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Sugar!

We as a nation consume too much sugar and it affects our health in so many ways. Today I am going to list the negative effects sugar has on the body and you can make your own assumptions of where it belongs in your diet to a healthier, happier you. Sugar contains a lot of calories, with no essential nutrients....

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