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What are you training for?

Let's get a few things straight! You won't have a perfect diet every day, you won't be able to give 100% every single time in every single gym session. You are human. We all have bad days where we fall off the wagon, fail to hit our…
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Metabolism Part 1

Metabolism is a term that gets bandied about a lot.  Some people blame their ever expanding waistlines on a decreasing or chronically low metabolism.  Supplement companies sell formulas that will magically ‘increase your metabolic rate’…
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Oestrogen Dominance Syndrome

      Do you struggle to lose weight? Are you male and have breast tissue? Are you female and simply cannot shift fat from the hips and thighs?  Have you ever taken the contraceptive pill? Do you suffer from…
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Tasty Time-bombs

Additives:   Artificial colourings are a dangerous addition to any food.  The instance of colouring our food to make it look more appealing is on the rise and with negative consequences. A large part of the issue is the smokescreen…
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Would you shoot the firemen?

  In relation to cholesterol there are more fallacies than facts in the mainstream media.   Today I'd like to address some of these head on.   1) Excess cholesterol, a symptom not a cause   2) There is only 1 type…
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Bodybuilding: WARNING!! Proceed with caution.

    I see it more every day - the obsession with visible abs and trying to achieve superhuman levels of leanness.   We won't be happy until every ab is popping, every sinew visible and our body looks like a roadmap.   Why?…
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Canning the Coffee…

    Today is my first day coffee and caffeine free! YIKES!!   I do this periodically. I like to cycle my caffeine intake because to be honest I can get a bit carried away. Now and again I like to hit the reset…
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The Great Myths

This was originally part of a larger article on the three biggest myths about supplements but it took on a life of its own so here it is!!!   No 3 Costly supplements are not worth it! I'm the first to say that people rely on…