Category Archives for Nutrition

Is Quinoa Good for Bodybuilding?

Is Quinoa Good for Bodybuilding?

Quinoa has been described as a superfood by many websites and books and is often considered an excellent health food to add to your diet. But is quinoa good for bodybuilding? I decided to find out. Quinoa is a good source of protein, fibre, and iron, which are all useful for bodybuilders. But it isn’t […]

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Do Bodybuilders Need Sugar

Do Bodybuilders Need Sugar?

There is a lot of debate in the fitness world about whether sugar should be avoided completely, with a lot of bad science being thrown around by both sides. The truth is that sugar is nowhere near as bad as it is made out to be. Yet, limiting your sugar intake may be helpful for […]

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Do Bodybuilders need more iron?

Do Bodybuilders Need More Iron?

Iron is an important component of a healthy diet, and it has many benefits for exercise. But do bodybuilders need more iron? And if so, how should they attempt to increase their iron intake? This article will help you to find out what strategy is best for you. Bodybuilders require more iron than sedentary people […]

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Lose weight while drinking beer

Can You Lose Weight While Drinking Beer?

One of the questions I get asked the most is how I can talk about/drink beer while trying to teach people about weight loss. Another question I get asked a lot is “Can you lose weight while drinking beer?”. I thought it would be a good idea to address this subject in an article. It […]

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zero carb beer

Following a Keto Diet? Your Guide to Zero Carb Beers

I am not a huge fan of the ketogenic diet. Don’t get me wrong, I understand why people like it. And I don’t think that it is a bad diet, it’s just not for me. One of the reasons I started this website was to demonstrate how good dieting can allow you to enjoy a […]

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l-carnitine

L-Carnitine and Mo Farah: Am I missing something here?

I’ve just read a BBC article that looks at Mo Farah’s use of L-Carnitine before a marathon. The article states that six days prior to his London Marathon performance in 2014 Farah was given L-Carnitine injections. The article also states that the injections were legal, were disclosed to the UKA and broke no rules. So what […]

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fat loss supplements

Fat Loss Supplements: Time for a Rethink?

Sometimes I feel like the fitness industry is fucking insane. Many experts in the field talk about following the science, and they preach that small changes over time can lead to big results in the long term. So why on earth is the fitness industry so against fat loss supplements? Take this Facebook post by […]

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Himalayan Pink Salt

Himalayan Pink Salt is a Waste of Money: Here’s Why

We live in an age where every single nutritional fact we could ever ask for is just a couple of seconds Googling away, or at least that what should happen. Sadly, for every accurate piece of information there are five pieces of misinformation. Most of the time this is down to a lack of knowledge, […]

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Meal replacement shakes

Time to reconsider our opinion on meal replacement shakes?

I’ve had a bit of a journey with meal replacement shakes in the past. When I started out I was offered the chance to sell them. They were marketed to me as a great way to get results for your clients. Not knowing any better I trialled it. I gave Herbalife a go and didn’t […]

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benefit of decaffeinated coffee, beer n biceps

The Surprising Benefit of Decaffeinated Coffee

As you can see I’ve tried something new! It’s a piktochart discussing the surprising benefit of decaffeinated coffee. It refers to a study that was published in 2012 in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition by Greenberg & Geliebter [1]. According to the study, decaffeinated coffee may be able to help people to […]

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