But just how warranted are these rumours? Where are they coming from? and are there any benefits to going veggie? Hang fire whilst we dive into the green world of the vegetarian, and try to understand if there really are benefits to be had. First up, when we talk about vegetarians, we’re talking about those that don’t eat meat, but they do still eat animal by-products such as cheese, yoghurt, and will still also eat fish. We’ve decided to pull out some of the more common pros and cons of...
Next up in our series of workouts for women, is the guide to squat alternatives. We seem to get caught up in the same routines when we’re working out, and if you think about it, it’s actually no good for us to perform the same movements week in week out.
Fasting is a means of control.
It is a deliberate choice of withdrawing food from your body as a means of dropping fat. Its main purpose is for the storage of nutrients as your body breaks it down to use it efficiently.
Many food labels will state the number of calories but REMEMBER that the manufacturer's idea of "one portion" may not be the same as yours that you serve yourself. The energy that we put into our bodies to sustain a stable weight, must be the same as the energy that we use by normal bodily functions and physical activity, we store the excess as body fat.
One thing that seems to be very popular at the moment, is the 30-day beach body challenge. You generally see them start making an appearance and trending on social media as the days start to get longer, and most of us get our summer holidays booked in.
Starting a new fitness regimen can be daunting, and often there’s so much to think about, you can end up feeling a little overwhelmed with it all.
The more you research, the more confused you become. This is usually caused by conflicting information from websites, social media, friends, family, and seemingly, every Tom, Dick and Harry.
So we’ve all heard of the placebo effect right? The idea that you can actually heal yourself, or treat illnesses through the power of thought. Doctors will often use placebo medications to harness the power of the mind and help patients recover from ailments naturally.