To cheat or not to cheat is the question… Now I’m not giving you free reign to go out and play up on your spouse or partner, rather when and how to cheat on your diet plan. There are benefits both mentally and physiologically for having a “cheat meal” or a refeed. Continue reading “How to cheat on your diet without turning into a slug”
The notion of setting goals can conjure up both positive and negative associations depending on past experiences or how necessary we think they are. Some people who are anti self-help can avoid them altogether because of this very association. But there is no way around improvement and achievement without defining WHAT it is we’re aiming to improve. Continue reading “How to set fitness and health goals effectively”
My journey into ketosis was full of mistakes and an unhealthy, obsessive need to test everything!
Being a human guinea pig seemed like a fun idea to me and gave me good reason to finally start this ketogenic style of eating. Little did I know, that would play havoc and make me completely obsessed! Continue reading “My journey into ketosis – Mistakes and what not to do”
In this 2 part article I will firstly explain what a ketogenic diet is and then share my personal story of what lead me to this diet and how it could help people prevent disease and maintain better health for many people. Don’t think for a minute that I’m blindly recommending this diet for everyone, as it’s most certainly not. I’ll explain why later in this article. Continue reading “What is the ketogenic diet? Burning fat instead of sugar”
“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” — Friedrich Nietzsche
Guest article by Tony Fahkry
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A life of meaning becomes apparent by stepping up to play a greater version of your life.
Commitment and passion are essential to living a complete life. One calls you to honour your path and the other to embrace the challenges that lie ahead.
To play big in the game of life, one must take bold risks without retreating into the comforts of the known. Continue reading “How To Step Up And Stand Out To Create A Life Full Of Meaning”
Back pain and strength training can go hand in hand if you don’t know what to avoid or assess prior to starting a program. It’s important to know that with the right approach and knowledge, chances of back pain can be avoided all together.
Have you ever gone to tie up your shoes or pick up a pen and felt your back “go out”? This is all too common these days with people not moving well, sitting for a living and not learning correct techniques in the gym. Continue reading “Back pain and strength training”
It all comes down to putting in the work. Everyone wants the next new diet, training program or supplement that is going to promise him or her those elusive goals that they are after. Whether it’s the bikini body, super human strength or those washboard abs, it makes no difference – just do the work.
Getting technical and employing the latest methods all still have one fundamental principle… that is application i.e. doing the work. Continue reading “Putting in work”
Let’s be honest, regardless of whether you’re a man or a woman, at some point in your life I’m sure you’ve wanted or admired the toned arms of a friend, colleague or celebrity. You know the ones I’m talking about, the set of arms that will both stop traffic AND open tight jars! Women appreciate the well-toned and svelte arms of Frist Lady, Michelle Obama and men aspire to a be like Hugh Jackman in Wolverine.
See free training program at the bottom of this article Continue reading “Free Arm Training Guide”
There are no shortages of new diets or nutritional experts that can help with your health and body composition goals these days. With expanding science and the ability to self monitor the effects of certain foods or macronutrients on your body, we can now effectively pin point what is going to be best for optimal results. Measuring biomarkers, such as blood work, body fat % and monitoring energy levels can give you factual evidence on what works best and doesn’t work at all for your body.
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“Think of your body like a bank. You go into debt every time you train or exercise.”