Diet

5 Food That Trigger Your Anxiety

If you suffer from anxiety, try avoiding the following five foods that can end up making you feel worse. Coffee Have you ever consumed too much coffee and gotten the jitters? Coffee can worsen existing anxiety and even cause anxious feelings in people who don’t normally suffer from them. This is because caffeine increases cortisol levels, making you feel stressed even if there’s nothing to sweat about. The relationship is so strong, in fact, that lower intakes of caffeine (less than 6...

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Brittany’s Top Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Whilst on Holiday

Its mid-year travel time! That exciting part of the year where you find yourself hopping on a plane to another country to escape Australia's coldest months. You're on holidays, but this doesn’t mean that you should forget about all your hard work and training. I recently came back from a trip to Croatia where I spent my days sunbaking & day drinking – relaxing in true European style. After the first week I began to feel a little guilty, as my daily workout routines...

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Cheat Meals Vs Refeed Meals

A cheat meal is normally a weekly/fortnightly meal that is high in sugar, fat or any unhealthy additives. People consume cheat meals to take a break from their strict dietary regiments that normally contain bland or less flavorful foods. What many don't realise is that cheat meals actually provide necessary nutritional benefits for dieting individuals (especially people on fat-loss plans). The key purpose of a cheat meal is supplementing any calorie deficit an individual is going through as a result...

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5 Additions You Need in Your Diet

In this article, I will go through 5 foods that have made a huge impact in my progress as a bodybuilder while outlining the nutritional benefits these foods provide.   Oats Oats are a wonderful source of complex carbohydrates. Unlike simple sugars, complex carbs won't cause a spike in your blood sugar after you eat them. Oats provide a good source of slow burning energy, as well as many important nutrients such as fibre, selenium, zinc and magnesium. Oats have...

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9 Tips to Gain Muscle

It is pretty safe to say that most peoples' fitness goals are centred around having a muscular, lean physique. Getting to that perfect physique requires a lot of hard work and dedication. So here are 9 tips that outline the principles and keys to a successful bulking program. These tips can be used by everyone who is looking to gain muscle and perfect their physique. Pick Your Goal: Bulking or Cutting Unfortunately, there are a number of factors that make...

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Veggies that Build Muscle

Recent research has uncovered that certain veggies can deactivate myostatin, a protein that inhibits muscle growth. Huge Vegetarians Many gym goers, or gains enthusiasts would imagine the physique of a vegetarian to lie somewhere between your common desk ruler and Christian Bale in the Machinist. This image might not be tabu for long though, as a recent German study has revealed that vegetables from brassica family have a chemical called glucoraphanin that when ingested turns into sulforaphane that deactivates muscle...

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How to Avoid Auto Eating

Why do we eat when we aren’t hungry? Why don’t we stop when we feel full? As humans we eat habitually, but can be triggered to eat by environmental influences. If this happens we may not notice how much we eat or that we are even eating at all. This mindless eating is known as 'auto eating' and it can lead to the consumption of unhealthy snacks and subsequent unintentional weight gain. So how do we avoid auto eating? 1...

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Aerated Beverages - A great way to stay full and lose weight at the same time!

The key to losing fat is perseverance; particularly in controlling hunger and maintaining a consistent diet. Most people struggle with hunger management and will end up satisfying their cravings. This article will discuss a simple trick used by many athletes that can satisfy hunger without the consumption of any food. This might sound a little too easy, but a great way to increase your feeling of fullness is to simply add air to any drink you have. The American Journal...

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Tips to Control your Hunger

They may seem obvious, but applying these simple tricks can help you to identify if you're mistaking emotional hunger, thirst or boredom for genuine hunger. Have a drink Preferably water, or tea. You can make your drink more flavoursome by adding BCAAs or electrolyte drinks, but try to avoid any sugar-laden cordials. Coffee can work, but use it in moderation to avoid developing a caffeine tolerance, as this will lead to other caffeine based supplements or beverages having a diminished...

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The Magic of Green Tea

The Magic of Green Tea! Green tea, or as it’s commonly called ‘health potion’ may actually be one of the rare health drinks that lives up to its large health claims. Made from the soaking the leaves of camellia sinensis in really hot water for a few minutes, some say it has systemic health properties by positively affecting every organ system in the body. It’s known to be heart protective, artery clearing, liver protective, cancer fighting, anti-diabetic, and even fat...

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