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Don’t end up being skinny fat

If weight loss is your goal ‘Energy Balance’ is what should be your focus. Understanding energy balance is the main determinant of weight management. An energy surplus equates to an increase in body mass, and an energy deficit equates to a decrease in body mass. In order to improve body composition, the main goal must […]

Do Carbs Cause You to Gain Weight?

No, no, no, no, NO!! If you eliminate carbs from your diet, studies have shown that more serious side effects such increasing your chances of developing diabetes and heart disease. We should choose healthier carbs that are whole grain, and limit the ones with little or no nutritional value such as processed carbs eg corn […]

WOMEN WHO EXERCISE NEED IRON

This post is aimed at those with “XX” chromosomes (girls). Interestingly, a study conducted last year by the University of Melbourne found that women who took iron supplements performed a given exercise at a higher efficiency but with a lower heart rate. The research showed that increased iron levels help athletes perform as well as […]

Why Sprint Training Is the One of the Best Workouts

Recent studies have shown that sprint interval training is very effective at burning calories in a short amount of time. Sprinting works the abdominals, glutes, hamstrings, and quads while burning fat that hides the muscles underneath. Overall, it provides tone, fitness, speed, explosiveness while  working your total body. Sprinting is the most explosive training you […]

LIFE & SPORT

Unless you have been living under a rock, the biggest Australian sporting story in years hit the media yesterday with Jarryd Hayne quitting the security of rugby league to chase his dream of playing in the NFL (American Football). Let’s have a look at some of the things Jarryd said in his press conference yesterday […]