Archive for October 2014

Vitamin A: What You Need to Know

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin. That means that it is stored in your fat when you’re not using it. You also need a little fat for it to work. Because your body can store Vitamin A in your liver and fatty tissue, it is possible to build up toxic amounts if you take high…

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What Are Macronutrients And Micronutrients?

A very common asked question asked is ‘what are Macronutrients and Micronutrients?’ and ‘how much do i need?’  So lets explore and answer… Macronutrients are those nutrients that your body needs in the largest amounts – Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats. How you divide up your food intake between these 3 macronutrients and which foods you select from…

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12 Ways Resistance Training Keeps You Young

As we get older, we get weaker. It’s sad but true. Along with that weakness comes less efficiency and increased susceptibility to injury. That’s why resistance training is one of the smartest things you can do as you age to improve your overall health and well-being. Here are a dozen more reasons why resistance training…

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6 Reasons Why You Need a Strong Body

A strong body. For many people it’s a side benefit of their main goal. While targeting fat loss, muscle gain or sports performance, we get stronger as a result of the training we do to accomplish these other goals. There are, however, compelling reasons to train for a strong body in it’s own right. Here…

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Healthy Food For Strength

Healthy Food is more important than how you train when it comes to getting bigger and stronger muscles. A nutritional program for strength training has as its goal to develop a lean, muscular physique with the reserves needed to provide the strength, power and endurance to meet the demands of daily life, training and competition.…

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The Truth About Meal Replacement Shakes

It’s no wonder then that meal replacement shakes have become so popular – especially among people trying to lose weight. You simply throw them into a blender, mix and drink. You’re getting your nutrition in a matter of seconds, rather than having to wait for up to an hour or more. Let’s face it –…

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How Long ‘Till I Gain Muscle?

You work hard in the gym to gain muscle. You sweat and strain, pump and flex. Then, after your workout, you stand in front of the mirror – and you wonder, “When’s the payoff gonna’ come?” “When am I going to start to gain muscle?” It’s a common question. And a confusing one. Supplement and…

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The Busy People’s Fitness Training Program

Looking for ways to squeeze in your Fitness Training Program during a busy week? Maximising your time is an essential skill in today’s hectic world. With more and more demands in your day, an ever-increasing number of time savvy exercisers are looking for workout hacks that will allow them to maintain a regular fitness-training program…

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High Protein: A Diet That Works!

If you’re looking for a diet that works, protein may just be the answer you’re looking for. Protein makes up part of the structure of every cell in your body. On average, it comprises about 20% of your total body weight. Protein is needed for the growth of new tissue, for tissue repair and for…

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Guide To Organic Food:

In just a few decades the Organic food market has exploded. Consumers of Organic foods are increasing by a rate of up to 30% every year in Australia. It is estimated that six out of 10 Australian households have purchased organic foods. People are clearly willing to pay more for the better quality of food…

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