After hitting the gym, your body is primed to absorb nutrients from a wholesome post-workout snack. Eating the right foods can have a huge impact on recovery and how you pull up the next day, but choosing the right ingredients is key! Here’s your go-to guide for the best nutrients to help build muscle, and […]

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Feeling sluggish after a rough night of sleep is perfectly normal. However, being tired all the time can cause a few problems. While certain daily habits can make you conk out, some have nothing to do with sleep. Here are a few reasons behind your unexplained fatigue and simple tweaks to get your energy back. […]

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Foam rolling is a great way to alleviate tension in your muscles that may hinder your movement or performance. Over time, the connective tissue between our muscles gets taut and becomes knotted which reduces blood flow and limits movement. This can be caused by a number of factors such as poor posture, overtraining or poor […]

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The foods we eat can dramatically affect how much and how well we sleep. Some foods and beverages calm and relax, while some stimulate the nervous system, keeping you up all night. 1. CARBOHYDRATES Eating carbs increases the level of tryptophan in your blood, which the body converts into serotonin – a sleep-inducing brain chemical […]

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Believe it or not, exercise can be unhealthy if overdone. It’s known as overtraining. When we exercise, we push our body, and this is normal. The exertion stimulates our muscles and cardiovascular system, which makes us fitter. But when we increase the frequency of our training, or up the intensity level, our bodies struggle to […]

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