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Author: Jonathan Cook

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Exercise to avoid infection

The benefits of exercise on health, both long-term and short-term, are well documented and very well known by all. However exercise can also effect your immediate well being concerning illnesses, colds and flus etc.

Protein and The Use of Protein Shakes

Protein is one of the 3 main food groups, along with carbohydrates and fats, and whilst all are essential, protein is often overlooked. Firstly we need to understand the role…

Lifting Weights – How Many Reps?

When doing any form of resistance training there are a huge number of factors that can affect the results you will get. These factors include the choice of exercise, frequency…

Exercise During Pregnancy

Pregnant women often face the problem of not knowing whether they should be exercising or not and especially not knowing what kind of exercise/movements they should and shouldn’t be performing.…

Should Women Avoid Resistance Training?

Unfortunately, many women are reluctant to lift heavy weights through fear that it will make them ‘big’ or ‘bulky’, a myth that has been repeatedly disproven with studies showing women…

Cheat Meals and Days

We all know the feeling of being tempted by cravings whilst dieting. Be it ice cream, pizza or cake, at some point during your diet you will face the irresistible…

Interval Training Vs Continuous Exercise

The best form of physical activity in order to lose weight/burn fat has become a very hot topic in the recent past. Traditionally, people have turned to continuous steady-state exercise…

Do ‘carbs’ make you fat?

‘Carbs’ or carbohydrates are one of the three main food groups, alongside proteins and fats. Throughout day-to-day life carbohydrates and fats are our main source of energy, with carbohydrates predominantly…

The Ketogenic Diet

When looking to lose weight, people can find all sorts of information on diets and weight loss techniques, but one that’s becoming more popular, even amongst professionals, is a ketogenic…

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