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The simple formula for eating healthy

The Atkins, Vegetarian, Paleo, Raw Food…. with so many dietary plans and formulas out there it can be confusing to know which one is right for you. But healthy eating doesn’t have to be complicated or so far from your normal routine that it’s challenging to stick to. Following the rule of 5 will feed your bo ..

Manage your mid week slump

This is the time of the week where you hit your wall at work and it brings the inescapable urge to just run back to bed and forget the world exists with its meetings and deadlines. You don’t want to even think about training today because in your mind you’re already in your pajamas. Exercising is a decision you have ..

Post workout mistakes not to make

Nailing your workouts but not seeing the results you thought you would? Try avoiding these common mistakes that may slow your progress or even hold you back. 1. Forgetting to warm up and warm down. When you're time poor or not totally into a session, it’s easy to skip these steps. But doing so puts your body at jeopardy wh ..

How to prevent a side stitch when running

Running on a treadmill is fantastic exercise for your cardiovascular health. But a sharp pain in the side is not only uncomfortable, but it can mean the end of a workout if it’s severe enough. We do not know exactly what causes side stitches but there are some effective strategies that can help prevent this common proble ..

5 tricks to supercharge your metabolism

Drink enough water. Sounds simple, and something we all should be doing anyway. But did you know that not drinking enough water can slow your metabolism down by as much as 3%. Ensure you are getting around 8 glasses or 2 litres of water each day. If you sneak in the odd naughty slice of cake or sugary biscuits, try replacing on ..

The top fitness goal you can achieve on a treadmill

Treadmills have long been the number one machine for home exercise. Why? The treadmill is the only piece of equipment that will keep your pace. Just set and forget. For this reason, it makes it such a powerful tool to help you lose weight and keep it off. So how can treadmills achieve weight loss results? Here we share 4  ..

7 quick and healthy breakfast ideas

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But unfortunately some options available to us can be loaded with refined sugar and empty calories. Instead, opt for nutritious but simple ways to fuel our bodies with the good stuff which gives us sustained energy throughout the morning. Try these 7 delicious low  ..

Pantry Overhaul – Foods to kick start Paleo

For any nutritional plan, the hardest part is always starting: Knowing what you need to get you going, how to make it happen and sticking to your new routine. For your best chance of success, start local by finding a green grocer or farmer’s market where you can source all your fresh produce. The next step is to then s ..

What is takes to work off a few wines

We have all been there… enjoying a glass of vino with dinner or out with friends. Unfortunately it can undo all the good things we accomplished throughout the week. Like clean eating, or that cardio session on the treadmill. So what does it take to burn off alcoholic drinks? And some of us might be wondering what drinks have the  ..

Why we should be eating fat

For generations we have been told that eating fat is bad. But now, some scientists are starting to question whether it is in fact the real enemy. Time Magazine (http://time.com/2863227/ending-the-war-on-fat/) reports that fat is not what is hurting our health. A 2014 article from the British Medical Journal (http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f ..

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