Counting Macros

NUTRITION

The Basics of Counting Your Macros

The key with counting your macros is the ratio you consume of each. As a guide you should aim to have...
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Women and iron

Nutrition

Why do women need more iron and why does it matter?

Women participating in regular intense exercise may also be at risk for inadequate iron intake due to increased needs.
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Muscle Building Myths

TRAINING

Muscle Building Myths

Here are some common muscle-building myths that everyone who lifts weights needs to know. 
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THE BEST FAT LOSS EXERCISES

Nutrition

THE BEST FAT LOSS EXERCISES

Losing weight is 80% diet and 20% exercise. Regardless of how hard you go in the gym, you can't out-train a...
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COMBATTING THE 3PM CAFFEINE CRASH

Nutrition

COMBATTING THE 3PM CAFFEINE CRASH

Everyone who consumes coffee on a regular basis is painfully familiar with the 3pm crash. The added energy in the morning...
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FOOD, NUTRIENTS AND TIMING

Nutrition

FOOD, NUTRIENTS AND TIMING

Eating less and moving more has become the ultimate cliche of weight loss. However, as most research on long-term weight loss...
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HOW TO TIGHTEN UP YOUR DIET

Nutrition

HOW TO TIGHTEN UP YOUR DIET

While fit bodies of Instagram and social media espouse the virtues of clean eating; developing a healthy, lean body doesn’t necessarily...
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HUNGER SIGNALS: LISTENING TO YOUR BODY

Nutrition

HUNGER SIGNALS: LISTENING TO YOUR BODY

For most of us, from the day we are born we are trained to see food as not just a fuel...
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THE IMPORTANCE OF HYDRATION

Nutrition

THE IMPORTANCE OF HYDRATION

Water is a calorie-free fluid that is essential for life. You can live quite a long time without food (depending on...
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SAY “NO” TO LOW FAT FOODS?

Nutrition

SAY “NO” TO LOW FAT FOODS?

One of the most popular phrases in today’s health-conscious society is “low-fat.” Other common phrases we hear are “low-fat diet,” “sugar-free,”...
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ANIMAL VS PLANT PROTEIN: WHICH IS BETTER?

Nutrition

ANIMAL VS PLANT PROTEIN: WHICH IS BETTER?

There’s a lot of animosity between the vegetarians and omnivores of the world. While meat-eaters would argue that animal proteins provide...
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METABOLISM 101

Nutrition

METABOLISM 101

When the subject of weight loss is discussed, you usually don’t have to wait long for the word metabolism to crop...
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