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What Supplements Should I Take?

what supplements should I take?

The Supplement Industry is a Multi-Billion Pound Business. Sadly, the vast majority of Supplements on the Market are useless, if not actually BAD for us. Marketers have seen the opportunity to peddle ANYTHING in pill form, because we live in a world of quick fixes and magic remedies. If you want to see a huge amount of research done on supplement ...
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Alternative To Whey Protein (Cheaper Too!!)

alternative to whey protein powder

Here’s an Alternative to Whey Protein Powder for those guys and girls who can’t handle it (or are vegan!). Vegan Protein Powder – The Alternative To Whey I’m not Vegan. I did however make it a mission at the end of 2015 to make a greater percentage of my diet Vegan. The hardest macro-nutrient to do that with is Protein. ...
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Quest Bar – Nutrition Information and Calories

These Quest Bars are very popular and i’m careful not to look like i’m endorsing them. It’s important to eat real food not a sweet-tasting processed bar. If you currently consume these or are thinking about it, please read this article. Quest Bar – Nutrition Information and Calories Protein Bars Chips Cereal Bars The Key The colour coding used in these ...
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Macros of Strength Athletes & Fitness Models

Mat Ogus Macros

For those interested in knowing the Macros (the number of grams of Protein, Carb and Fat) used by guys who have fantastic bodies, i’ll post what I find here! My personal understanding is that for a guy MY size (75kg) I would need roughly: 70-150 grams of Protein per day 65-100 grams of Fat per day (more on rest days) 200-300 grams of ...
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Why You Should Be Taking Vitamin D Supplements

should i take vitamin d supplements

What Is Vitamin D? Commonly called “The Sunshine Vitamin”, Vitamin D is something your body can produce from exposure to sunlight. It helps your body to use calcium in order to build strong bones.  It’s also responsible for supporting your immune system. It’s estimated that 1 in 33 cases of the common cold would be prevented in the UK if ...
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Four Unhealthy Breakfast Choices

Should I Eat Breakfast? As many as 30% of us admit to skipping breakfast. Studies show that people who eat breakfast are less likely to be overweight and tend to be more active. However, this does not mean that any breakfast is better than no breakfast, or that by skipping breakfast you will gain weight. It is believed that a ...
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The Basics Of Carb Cycling

Read on to find out How Carb Cycling Works and How It Can Benefit You. What Is Carb Cycling? Carbohydrate (Carb) Cycling is proven to be an effective way to either improve fat loss, or to limit fat gain while trying to build muscle. Your carbohydrates are the breads, pasta, grains and fruits in your diet. The main concept is ...
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Five Healthy Breakfast Choices

Greek yoghurt and strawberries

Should I Eat Breakfast? As many as 30% of us admit to skipping breakfast. Studies show that people who eat breakfast are less likely to be overweight and tend to be more active. However, this does not mean that any breakfast is better than no breakfast, or that by skipping breakfast you will gain weight. It is believed that a ...
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What are my Protein, Carbohydrate and Fat needs?

Part 2 – Calories (Macro Nutrient Needs) Macro nutrients are three types of foods that provide you with calories: Protein, Carbohydrate and Fat. You can read The Basics Of Nutrition: Protein, Carbohydrate And Fat Explained for more on those. These are only GUIDELINES for your diet and you may need more calories depending on your exercise levels. Protein Protein: recommended ...
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Surprisingly Unhealthy Foods – Part 2

If you haven’t checked out part 1, here it is: Surprisingly Unhealthy Foods Part 1 Now to carry on…. Sports Drinks Now this one is more a misinterpretation than any cunning by the companies. It states clearly in the adverts “at the limit of human performance”. I don’t want to be the one to break it to you but when ...
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