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  • Strength Standards

    Have you considered how strong you should be? This is a question that is often asked in a gym environment but first, I want to start with a disclai...
  • How to Increase Your Results While Decreasing Stress?

    Life has become a never-ending stress journey that an individual manoeuvres through every day of life. Nothing can be worse than living a life unde...
  • Fat is energy-dense

    Fat contains a lot of potential energy. A fatty acid such as palmitate can regenerate approximately 106 molecules of ATP. If you have had a triglyc...
  • Do "fat-burning supplements" work?

    Hormones like epinephrine (aka adrenaline) and norepinephrine (aka noradrenaline), part of our "fight or flight" hormone roster, stimulate lipid mo...
  • Why Do Farts Smell?

    As part of their natural metabolic activities, bacteria produce several gases, including methane and hydrogen sulphide (H2S). These gases are what ...
  • Know how to avoid sabotage

    It is said, “Take risks in your life. If you win, you can lead and if you lose, you can guide”. But, yet there are some people who would rather lik...
  • Food is fuel!

    From most of the discussions I have with people, a lot tend to be around their relationship with food. Myself personally tend to look at it as fuel...
  • How to calculate your caloric intake

    A common question that gets asked is how man calories should I be having? in reality it comes down to the math. Every person is different and there...
  • Isolation Exercise

    While pure powerlifters will always prefer compound movements, body-builders will be much more likely to incorporate isolation movements into their...
  • Carbs and falling asleep

    I had a chat with a new client and we discussing his response with carbohydrates. He has a problem with fat distribution around his stomach and yet...
  • What exactly is protein?

    Think of protein as strings of sausages. Long strings – some many thousands.  Each sausage represents one of 15 similar small molecules called amin...
  • Condiments

    We all love a juicy, mouth-watering flavours when it comes to food and I would not wish bland chicken on anyone, so how can we keep these without a...