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WHY REST IS SO IMPORTANT

WHY REST IS SO IMPORTANT

It is no secret that a balanced diet and exercise regime is extremely important when trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. But have you ever stopped to think just how important it is to stop and rest? We often don’t stress the importance of rest and why your body...
WHY YOU SHOULD USE A FOAM ROLLER

WHY YOU SHOULD USE A FOAM ROLLER

Have you ever wondered why you see people using foam rollers at the gym? What are foam rollers and why are so many people starting to make use of them? There is a method to their madness, the foam roller is simple to use and most importantly, it works! What is foam...
TIPS ON TRAINING WITH DIABETES

TIPS ON TRAINING WITH DIABETES

Exercise and a healthy lifestyle are beneficial to everyone but cannot be overstated enough for those with diabetes. Exercise helps to control one’s weight, lower blood pressure, strengthen muscles and bones, reduce stress and anxiety, and improves one’s overall...
WHAT TO EAT BEFORE AND AFTER A WORKOUT?

WHAT TO EAT BEFORE AND AFTER A WORKOUT?

What you consume before you exercise is what fuels your workout and what you eat thereafter is also just as important. Determining what is the best meal to have before and after a workout can be a difficult decision, there are so many options available to us that it...
THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP FOR BUILDING MUSCLE

THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP FOR BUILDING MUSCLE

The importance of Sleep for building muscle. We all know how important it is to get a good nights rest, but, how important is it when comes to building muscle? Generally, an average person needs about 8 – 10 Hours of sleep a day. Sleep helps us with a variety of...
WHAT IS INTERMITTENT FASTING?

WHAT IS INTERMITTENT FASTING?

Many people partake in intermittent fasting – a prolonged period where one does not eat anything and only drinks black coffee, tea and water during this fasting period. There are a few variations out there that are used. There is the 16:8 fast, which involves fasting...