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Excellent Eating After Exercise

October 21, 2011
eating and exercise

This is a guest post by Denis Faye. Whether you’re trotting up the stairs to your apartment after a ten-mile jog or pounding out that last set of curls, there’s nothing like that post-workout feeling. You’ve busted your tail and now it’s time to relax. Or is it? A little couch time might seem in […]

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News Flash: Starving Yourself Makes You Hungrier

October 21, 2011
starving yourself

This is a guest post by Trina Cleary. Ever been on a weight loss diet and felt like you were losing your mind, rather than fat? Well, you probably were. A recent study published in Cell Metabolism shows that dieting can force the brain to consume small parts of itself for energy. How’s that for […]

What to Do When All You Can Think of is FOOD!

October 20, 2011
Food

This is a guest post by Jocelyn Anne. I think we’ve all been in this place at some point in our lives. You can think one thing and one thing only: FOOD. When is the next meal? What will I make for the next meal! When can I snack again? Oh man, I’m staaaaaaaaarving. You […]

Do you struggle with eating first thing in the morning?

October 15, 2011
Breakfast

This is a guest post by Mike Bluestone. I suspect you have been told to eat as soon as you awake and continue to do so every two to three hours. Given its NOT breaking news I’m not going to harp on it, but I will highlight it plays in important role in all fitness […]

The Pros and Cons of Calorie Counting

October 11, 2011
Calorie Counting

This is a guest post by Kate Croston. Calorie counting is one of those things that people either love or hate. It can be a good way to ensure that you’re not eating too many or too little calories or you’re biggest enemy, making you over-focus on what you’re eating day in and day out. […]

Traveling Week – Meals for Sunday 07 31 2011

July 31, 2011
Sunday

I always pick really bad times to re-start my weight loss journey but I guess that’s better than not starting at all. The challenge for me this week is that I’m traveling on business and will be tempted by many situations. Reviewing Dumb Little Man’s How To Maintain Healthy Habits When Traveling to get some […]

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Grilling Tips for Healthy Eaters

June 25, 2011
Grilling

This is a guest post by Bailey Harris. Nothing compares to the flavor of a freshly grilled meal. Grilling gives food that yummy, smoky taste and can be a very healthy method of cooking if done correctly. That being said, there are certain risks that go along with cooking food on a grill, particularly meats […]

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What to Eat Before and After a Workout

March 3, 2011
Workout Food

This is a guest post by Bailey Harris. Many people think it is best to not eat before working out, but this is not always true. If you eat too much before a workout, it can make you feel sluggish and slow, but if you don’t eat enough you may get hungry and not workout […]

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Tipping the Scales In Favour Of Weight Loss

March 30, 2010
Scales

This is a guest post by Duncan. A couple of years back I worked as a personal trainer after completing my sports sciences degree at university. Admittedly this wasn’t a very original career choice for a sports scientist, but I really wanted to see if I could apply theory to practice. To my amazement, after […]

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