Tag: energy

Magnesium supplementation has become increasingly popular amongst athletes and gym- goers over the last couple of years. As the fourth most abundant mineral in ...

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Similar to the Atkins or low carb diet, the ketogenic diet can be defined as one containing very low amounts of carbohydrates with high amounts of fat. Whilst ...

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External appearance may be many people’s fundamental motivation when it comes to exercise. What can’t be underestimated however is the power that exercise has ...

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Water is your body’s principal chemical component and makes up about 60% of your body weight. Your body depends on it to survive. Every cell, tissue and organ ...

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The scenario is all too familiar, payday has come and gone and you’re starting to fear to look at your bank balance. This, however, doesn’t mean your nutrition ...

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You're probably reading this right now because you're looking to get in tremendous shape, burn fat, and maybe even build some confidence as well. I'm going to ...

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Overtraining is a common problem amongst athletes and recreational sports people. Exercising can be addictive, with many people putting more stress on their ...

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With the recent Mayweather vs McGregor bout, there has been a massive surge of public interest in the sport of boxing. The two warriors have inspired masses to ...

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It's that time of week again, where I unleash further ramblings about a different kind of yoga. This time, Hatha Yoga is under the spotlight. The word 'Hatha' ...

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To preserve one’s health and wellbeing, balance is important across all areas of life – including nutrition. When creating a meal for both enjoyment and ...

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Lung capacity is the maximum amount of oxygen your body is able to use and research indicates that this is the best predictor of overall health and longevity. ...

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Used widely in South America, Mexico and Caribbean dishes, Allspice (aka Jamaica pimenta, comes from the unripe, dried Pimenta dioicais fruit and) is seen as a ...

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Cordyceps (caterpillar fungus) is a medicinal mushroom that is a wild fungus and has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for over 5,000 years. ...

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The kola nut is a seed from a tree of the Sterculiaceae family, with the most prominent species being Cola Vera, Cola acuminata and Cola nitida. This tree is ...

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I can’t function without my morning cup of joe, but sometimes it’s just not feasible. Maybe you have an early morning class and your stomach doesn’t take well ...

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Kombucha has been renowned as the ‘elixir of life’ due to it’s flowering number of health benefits. This currently very trendy health tonic is readily ...

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Ever wonder what super foods endurance athletes use to fuel their bodies? Whether your discipline is running, swimming, cycling or any other sport, low energy ...

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Native to the ecoregion known as The Amazon Basin, Guarana (pron: g'wara-naa) is a climbing plant which produces a reddish brown fruit. The seeds from this ...

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A common ingredient in many energy drinks both natural and perhaps those less so, this herbal plant has been used to alleviate many ailments and provide energy ...

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Have you ever seen a recipe for a yummy, healthy treat? You buy all the ingredients and set up only to find you need a food processor to make them? Or perhaps ...

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