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Triathlon Training Tips

If you are undertaking your first triathlon, there are a number of steps that you need to take. Training is crucial and this is where you should take care to find the training regime that works best for you. The following triathlon training tips will help you to get more from yourself in the build-up […]

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Don’t let the cold slow you down

Ah, the Summer During the summer, it’s not difficult to train out of doors. It rains occasionally, or perhaps more than occasionally. But, a little drizzle never hurt anyone, and the blazing sun and beautiful scenery on the better days make it all worth it. Regular walking, running or biking is a great habit to […]

Your Own Fitness Journey

Getting fit caries so many obvious benefits that it can be difficult at times to wonder why people haven’t set about working harder to get fitter. The only problem is, there are so many barriers to leading a fit and healthy lifestyle that it is easy to see why many people are put off from […]

Getting The Most Out Of Sports Nutrition

Sports supplements are a great way to ensure that your body gets everything it needs to be fit and healthy for undertaking regular sporting activity. Ideally, all of your nutrients would be provided by your diet but when it comes to sporting performance, there is a need to provide your body with more assistance and […]

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Soreness Without Hurt

As of Sunday 10th February, I’ll be doing the Wendler 531 Boring But Big Challenge which you can see here; Why? Because I want to add more muscle, simple as that. It’s time to knuckle down and do what works Wendler 531 is a proven strength based workout routine. It’s not new, it’s not cool […]

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Calorie and Carb Cycling Nutrition Plan

Introduction Calorie and carb cycling is a highly efficient way of losing fat while maintaining and growing muscle mass. This is one of the most desirable catch all combinations there is. It’s pretty much the holy grail of most people’s goals. There are claims and counter claims all over the internet about how it’s possible […]

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Counting Macronutrient Ratios Nutrition Plan

Introduction Everything we consume is made up of primarily of three macronutrients. The three macronutrients are carbohydrates, protein and fats. Carbohydrates have 4 calories per gram, Protein has 4 calories per gram and fats have 9 calories per gram. Fiber contains between 0 and 2 calories per gram but we don’t normally take this into account […]

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Calorie Counting For Weight Loss

Introduction Calorie counting for weight loss is the most simple nutritional plan of all. You work out how many calories you need to consume each day to remain the same weight, create a caloric deficit and stick to it. Many of the huge branded chargeable services online use this method, package it up with branding […]

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Carb Backloading Plan For 2013

Introduction I’ve been hearing great things about carb backloading lately and I thought I’ve delve into more research. It seems like a perfect fit within my lifestyle so I’m going to give it a go. This is my pattern of existence to be honest. You hear claims and counter claims, read scientific evidence and stumble […]