Hydration is Key for Winter Too: 10 Reasons Why
During the colder months, the air tends to be drier and the lower humidity means that our bodies need hydration. Whether you’re sitting in the office, cooking dinner at home, or walking the dog, stay hydrated and don’t ignore the signs your body is sending.
Plant Protein Shown to Be Better Than Animal Protein for Building Muscle
Every day there’s more and more successful athletes stating that they’re vegan. In 2017, a study was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showing that both plant-based protein and meat protein actually don’t have much of a difference when it comes to their impact on muscle building. Yet, the plant-based protein didn’t come with the same health issues as their plant-based alternatives.
How Do I Build Muscle on a Plant Based Diet?
The age old question associated with the vegan lifestyle is “where does your protein come from?” Often this is suitably greeted with groans and eye-rolls, but it’s still important to know some of the best sources available to you. Now, contrary to popular belief, building muscle is about more than just increasing your protein intake.
How Do I Know I Am Getting All of the Nutrients My Body Needs?
As a society we’re often so focused on the bigger picture that we forget about all the little things that can make a big difference. In the case of our health and fitness, we can place too much emphasis on fats, carbohydrates, protein, and calories whilst forgetting about the vitamins and minerals that support our immune system, cognition, cardiovascular system, and regular functioning processes.
Exercise Helps Combat Insomnia
I have always felt that exercise helped me sleep. But I assumed the correlation was a basic one – exercise just exhausts you, right? However, there are in fact many scientific reasons why exercise helps us sleep! If you’re experiencing insomnia, or simply want to catch more quality Zzzzzs, read on for your daily #fitspo, and to be convinced at how a regular exercise routine could be your best ally against your sleep woes!
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The top 9 Foods That Combat Inflammation
Finding the main causes of inflammation is the first step towards decreasing it and increasing the consumption of healthy anti-inflammatory foods in the second step. Incorporate these 10 powerful foods in your diet, eat them regularly and protect the body from the harmful effects of inflammation.
High-Intensity Interval Training Equals Big Results!
High-intensity interval training is enormously popular in the fitness industry this year. HIIT workouts typically include short bursts (6 seconds to 4 minutes). Lots of fitness professionals are advocating HIIT as a time-efficient way to improve health, fitness and performance—but how much evidence validates their claims? Read on to find out.
Athlete's Guide to Muscle Recovery and Nutrition
For sure, you’re putting in the work to get the body and performance changes you want. The question is, are you giving your body what it needs for maximal recovery from all those muscle damaging workouts? This article will help you perform to your maximum...