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fat loss, lean mass, nutrition, weight loss -

A question that crosses many people’s minds is “how do I lose weight?”. Well if you are one of those people your questions have been answered as in this article, I am going to go over the basics to losing weight and fat. Whether your looking to shave off a few pounds to look better or want to improve your athletic performance by losing weight these are a few guidelines anyone can follow when looking to lose fat.   What should I eat? Your diet is a big part of losing weight. Its important that you count your calories and...

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gain weight, mass gain, muscle gain, nutrition, workouts -

A problem with some people in the gym is that they cannot seem to gain mass with there current training regime and diet. Well if you are one of those people wonder no further as this post is going to tell you how to gain weight and gain muscle.     Calorie intake One thing to take into serious consideration is calorie intake. This is the number of calories you consume daily and where that energy is coming from e.g. protein, fats, and carbohydrates. If you are looking to gain weight you want to be in a calorie surplus which...

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COVID - 19, staying safe -

Now gyms are back open everyone is rushing to make up for lost time. However, with a pandemic still at large some may be wondering how to stay safe in the gym? Well wonder no further as here we are going to give you some guidelines and tips to keep yourselves and others safe at the gym.  One way we can all stay safe is by wiping equipment down before and after use. By cleaning the equipment with a disinfectant, you minimise the chances of you catching or spreading a virus as the disinfectant kills it before it has a...

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nutrition, post workout, protein, protein shake, supplements -

Protein shakes come in all types of flavours nowadays, everything from bubble gum crush to your standard chocolate flavours. However sometimes our go to flavour can be a bit boring so here are four quick and easy protein shake recipes. Peanut butter and chocolate shake This is a quick and simple recipe to liven up your boring protein shake. Its recommended you use natural unsalted peanut butter for the best results. Ingredients: 2 scoops of chocolate whey protein 1 teaspoon of creamy peanut butter 16 oz milk ½ cup of ice cubes Instructions Add all the ingredients into a blender...

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energy, nutrition, pre workout, supplements -

Pre workout is a supplement used in the fitness industry to increase performance and awareness during activities. They are usually powders that are mixed with water and are taken around 20-30 minutes before your training session. They boost performance by being rich in caffeine, carbs and some contain creatine monohydrate.    As well as a supplement, a meal or a snack can be eaten before a workout to give you energy. When eating a pre workout meal there are two macronutrients (protein and carbohydrates) that it must be rich in. Sometimes coffees are taken as a pre workout as the...

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