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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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Volume and Recovery

  When planning your next block of training whether it be for strength, muscle growth or power you will need to carefully balance volume with the increase of strength & recovery times. Being a natural athlete I know from experience I need extra recovery time during the last few weeks of my training programs. There has to be a trade off between the amount of weight I am lifting & the volume & frequency of the workouts otherwise I will...

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Functional Training and its Application

‘Functional Training’ is a term commonly used in the health and fitness industry to describe a style of exercise that encompasses whole-body dynamic movement in an attempt to enhance purposeful muscular ability, increase fitness for wellbeing and ultimately improve lifestyle. The perils of everyday life (regardless of your activity level) contribute to muscular imbalances over time. For example, consistent sedentary computer work inevitably develops tightness in hips and shoulders, leading to poor posture, soreness, greater potential for injury and even...

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My Muscle Meals Direct Journey - Brittany Bloomer

Hi I'm Brittany Bloomer, Muscle Meals Direct's ambassador and spokesperson. My work with Muscle Meals Direct primarily involves featuring in digital content, interacting with professional athletes, getting involved at expo's/industry events and more. As Muscle Meals Direct's most recently appointed ambassador and spokesperson, I'd like to share my experience and journey with the company thus far. Through working with Muscle Meals Direct I have already hosted a number of media projects and have attended events like the Arnold Classic Australia...

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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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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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