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Take care of your body…

Take care of your body…

Calorie or macro counting seems to be the 'in-thing' at the moment. There are calorie deficit plans that have you eating 1300 calories a day, or allow you to eat whatever you want at the end of the day after you've counted all your macros..... To us, we have started...

Do you take BCAA’S?

Do you take BCAA’S?

Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAA’s) refer to three amino acids; leucine, isoleucine and valine, which can be found in any food containing protein, such as eggs and meat. These amino acids are also essential amino acids as they cannot be synthesised by the body and...

The importance of fat…

The importance of fat…

Fats are an important component of our diet, & although the amount consumed & timing of these meals will vary depending upon each individuals needs, there are some broad guidelines regarding pre & post exercise fat intake. For men, a pre-training meal 1-2...

Short but sweet EMOM with a twist. E2MOM for 16 Minutes (Every 2minutes on the minute) 20 Cal Row or Assault Bike & 6 x 55kg/35kg Deadball Slams. * Idea is to complete these two exercises as fast as possible without jeopardising form within 2 minutes...rest for...

Everyone needs their carbs…

Everyone needs their carbs…

Carbohydrates are one of three macronutrients (protein, fats & carbs), and the predominant source of fuel for high intensity exercise. They are found in breads, cereals, rice & pasta as well as fruits, vegetables & dairy. After we eat these, carbs are...

Eat your protein…

Eat your protein…

There is so much we could say about protein & how important it is to consume more than enough everyday. Protein increases your fat-burning capacity, so we need to more of it, it tips the scales in your favour when it comes to 'calories in vs calories out'. Without...