What to Eat Before and After High-Intensity Workouts

While it is no secret that military workouts and training regimes are some of the toughest ones out there, a lot of people still find themselves unprepared because they ignore the nutrition aspect of their training regime. With high intensity workouts, you are going to be pushing your body to its limits and beyond, and… Read More

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Best Workout Plan for a Couple

Create a ‘Healthy Foundation’ When your partner knows that you care about their health, they have fewer things to worry about. Even if these are just minor body changes, your partner will see your efforts, and they will appreciate it. To engage in a joint workout is to make a relationship stronger. “I like to… Read More

Staying Fit & Healthy on the Job

Staying fit is a priority for many people. You may think that going to the gym a few times a week or even participating in a hardcore military fitness boot camp means that you have it all covered. However, that is not necessarily the case. We all spend 8+ hours a day on the job,… Read More

These 5 Tips Will Help Keep You Motivated to Work Out Regularly

Beginnings are always hard and we are all masters of finding excuses for just about anything. We either don’t have enough time, or money, or energy to do some things we know we are supposed to do and just avoid them all the time for whatever curious reason. We all know working out is healthy… Read More

Nutrition & Your Workout

Whether your goal is weight loss, muscle gain or improved fitness, what you eat and drink before, during, after your workout can make a big difference to your results. Proper nutrition and hydration will help optimise energy levels during your workout and help your body to recover effectively between sessions. Nutrition strategies can be planned… Read More

Eating & Drinking after Workouts

Nutrition requirements after exercise will depend on the type of workout performed, for example resistance training or cardiovascular training, the intensity of the workout, and the overall goals of the individual. Post-workout nutrition aims to promote optimum recovery between workouts and to maximise results. The three key principles of recovery nutrition are to: Refuel the… Read More

Hydration during Workouts

Nutrition goals during your workout should be to replace the fluid lost through sweat and make sure you have enough fuel (carbohydrate) to last the distance and work at your hardest. When Do I Need Fuel? Whether you require carbohydrate or not during exercise depends on the length and intensity of exercise. Generally, if your… Read More