Nutrition
 
 
 
Nutrition
 
fruit and calories
fruit and calories
fruit and calories

5 fruits that could hinder your weight loss efforts

The theories floating around regarding the relative benefits of eating fruit are innumerable. For every book, website or magazine article that advocates eating five portions of fruit per day, there are two or three more which a...
 
Health
 
Broccoli
Broccoli
Broccoli

7 foods that boost your metabolism

If weight loss and building lean muscle mass are your primary fitness goals, it pays to take an interest in your metabolic rate. While one’s metabolic rate is determined to a degree by genetics, it is certainly possible to spee...

 
Health
 
Guava
Guava
Guava

The top 6 foods for boosting your immune system, naturally

If you’re exercising moderately, but on a regular basis, the good news is that you’re already boosting your immune system, naturally. If, however, you are undertaking more strenuous exercise, research indicates that it can have...
 
Health
 
weight loss the f word part 2
weight loss the f word part 2
weight loss the f word part 2

The F Word (Part 2) Katrin Schlee busts some myths.

If you enjoyed reading the F Word (Part 1), you will feel ready to learn all about the truth behind fat loss and dieting. Shedding pounds is, after all, what is behind the average person’s decision to join a gym, put on t...
 
Health
 
strensa explores is a calorie really a calorie?
strensa explores is a calorie really a calorie?
strensa explores is a calorie really a calorie?

Are all calories the same? Is a calorie a calorie?

If you listen to the uniformed majority, the absolute key to weight loss and lowering your body fat percentage is simple, consume less calories than you burn through daily activities and exercise. Easy. It’s a universal truth t...

 
Nutrition
 
creatine
creatine
creatine

Should You Use Creatine?

One of the most common muscle building supplements that many people are turning to in their quest to add more lean mass to their frame is creatine.  Creatine has been used for a number of years and poses few side effects when u...
 
Nutrition
 
flax_yogurt
flax_yogurt
flax_yogurt

Quick Ways To Add Omega Fats To Your Day

If you’re like most people, one nutrient that you tend to fall short on is omega fatty acids. Omega fats, also referred to as essential fatty acids are required for optimal health.  Your body cannot produce these on its own so ...
 
Nutrition
 
brown_rice
brown_rice
brown_rice

Perfecting Your Pre-Workout Meal: Get Your Facts Straight

Whether you’re just getting started with a brand new fitness plan or you’ve been going at it for some time and are now looking to take things up a notch, one thing that you must be considering is your pre-workout nutrition. The...

 
Nutrition
 
woman_snacking
woman_snacking
woman_snacking

Diet Destroying Snacks To Watch Out For

Looking to lose weight? Or perhaps you want to improve your performance? Whatever the case, one thing that you will likely be doing is snacking throughout the day. Snacks are a great way to stay energized and to help keep your ...