Most of the time, people think of oil as this incredibly harmful substance that ought to be avoided at all costs, except for those that are placed on garden salads like olive oils. This is why trying a product like Coconut Oil NZ is necessary. But a lot of these people would be disappointed to know that their notion has been mistaken this whole time. This is because contrary to the popular opinion, the majority of oils are not the culprits for much of the …Read more
There are no posts a lot when it comes to optimizing peri-workout with companies, authorities nutrition supplement sports forum and body building that offers all the opinions. The result is a big mess. My goal is to try to provide a back-to-basics approach to pre, during and post workout nutrition.To alleviate too much confusion, apply the following principles of sub-elite exercises whose goals are health and loss Related fat.…
When the formation of abandoning the body fat, total calories for the most important day, withRead more
Everyone knows that green coffee provides a range of health benefits including reduced risk of heart disease and help maintain weight.
I like experimenting with different supplements and by far one of my favorites is Green Coffee bean. Over the past few years, I often start my day with 2 capsules of Green Coffee bean and flax seeds, nuts, berries and protein powder. I typically order my Green coffee beans extract from Reinventing Aging.
This is a breakfast that makes me feel satisfied and …Read more
Saffron Extract is a South American plant that is naturally hundreds of times sweeter than sugar and has no calories. And ‘natural and plant, so it must be safe, right?
Many of us had never heard that there were health problems with Saffron Extract (also known as Reb A, Rebiana, Sweet Leaf, PureVia, Truvia).
Conflicting views on safety
Originally, the main concern was for those of reproductive age, infants, children, and pregnant women, such as Saffron Extract… has been thought to have mutagenic (DNA damage)Read more
Many restaurants and packaged foods now advertise that their food is made with Sensa, but are there any Sensa side effects.
Perhaps we associate with Sensa superior quality ingredients, a more natural product, or a choice of lower sodium. But, it is the Sensa in reality in a different way from normal iodized table salt?
Sensa vs. table salt
Sensa comes from salt water and is the product which remained after the water is evaporated. Table salt comes from salt. The main difference between table …Read more
If you’ve read the books of most popular diet in the last ten years, then the answer is a resounding yes!
But there is scientific justification for the demonization of something that was told to eat every day?
Fruit diets popular ‘Philosophies
The ever-popular green coffee beans extract… – too rich in carbohydrates, says the good doctor.
It is not surprising that the darling of low-carb, Gary Taubes recommends avoiding fruits.
Ditto for Tim Ferris, author of “The 4 hours Body” that includes avoiding fruit
Dr. David Katz, director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center thinks so. It’s becoming more and more obvious that fad diets, like HCG and Sensa do not work.
He studied all the data on the HCG diet risen recently and found that there was no evidence to support its success. He describes marketing HCG diet as nothing more than “snake oil” HCG Diet salesmen.The has been around since 60′-if Katz has this to say about his latest resurgence in popularity-
“I did my best to …Read more
They are people in America fooling themselves or is all of the health data pumped out by the government a bunch of lies?
According to a recent Consumer Reports survey, 9 out of 10 Americans said that a healthy diet with the recommended portions of fruit and vegetables! Well, maybe if potato chips, french fries, fruit and sugary drinks count as fruit and vegetables. The survey also showed that only 11% of Americans thought of themselves as overweight and tried products like saffron extract to …Read more
A cold pressed virgin oils are hailed for their excellent health promoting qualities.
Argan Oil has become the go-to oil for the health conscious, but it is truly the “healthy”. Let’s see how Argan Oil and stack up against the corner, avocado oil.
Serving Size: 1 tablespoon (13.5 g)
Saturated fat: 1.9g
Polyunsaturated: 1.4g (linoleic acid)
Monounsaturated: 9.8g (oleic acid)
Vitamin E: 1.94mg
Vitamin K: 8.1mg
Omega 3: Between 0 g and 0.5 g
Omega 6: between 0.5 g and
Many of us have membership to a gym or attend classes at a local gym with a certain frequency in America, gyms are a $ 700 million industry, and it is estimated that 12% of the population regularly attends the gym.
But fifty years ago, gyms as we know them today did not exist.
So how did we get to where we are today – and what "dos" and "don’ts" you can take from the past?
Ancient Greece: the first Gyms
The "gym" is a …Read more
There are no shortages of opinions on the proper way to lift weights – the best set / rep range, rest periods ideals, the best exercises, lifting time, sequence, etc, etc. We put these things aside for now, and then type the some of the most fundamental aspects of strength training.
Think of movements, not muscles: Instead of looking for a muscle to muscle approach, think compound, multi-joint movements that encourage the body to work as an integrated unit. Examples are squats, deadlifts, push-presses, chops …
If you kept a distant eye on the bodybuilding community, you’ve probably come across threads (read: heated debates) on the issue of single vs. multiple sets.
Formation single set, a variation of which is referred to as HIT (High Intensity Training), is characterized by maximal efforts performed in a set. Multiple training set, also called "training volume," is lifting involving more groups usually submaximal efforts.
To the casual observer and the less seasoned lifter, the question could be simply "How many sets are optimal for …Read more
"The Shake Weight ™ is a unique fitness device that effectively and dramatically sculpted arms, a major problem area for many women, while burning calories."
This is what the PR says. In reality?
It turns out that the creators of the Shake Weight rallied a little ‘scientific validity to their product. Or maybe not – let’s take a look. The parameters and test methods were actually quite technical, using the human simulator called LifeMOD. Essentially a human-like model capable of replicating muscle contraction …Read more
Steroids are not only illegal, but also very dangerous – and should only be used under medical supervision. Believe it or not, there is a certain type of guy who takes steroids research shows that use of anabolic steroids is not cheating or adolescent athletes aspiring athletes. Most steroid users are in it for looks.
Who takes steroids?
A survey of 1,955 U.S. men who have used anabolic steroids found that the average user looks like this:…
Likely to be a graduate
It ‘hard to know where to start to re-boot or shake a routine of strength training.
Instead of going into concepts too complicated and physiology geeki-ness, I’ll break things in the simplest way possible, with the aim to give you the knowledge to design your own program.
An often overlooked, but very important, part of a global program. Mobility work was designed to add mobility and / or the flexibility of certain joints – especially those joints that tend to be too rigid.
They …Read more
For most of my adult life, I have to believe that there is no such thing as bad exercises – just bad manners to make good exercises.
You can take the most effective exercises and render them useless and compromise as it is possible to transform an ineffective exercise in a safe place and functional.
That said, some exercise equipment and movements are just flat-out terrible.
Here are the "Unlucky 7" -: the years in which the risks far outweigh the benefits.
Inverted Leg Press:
There is something green leafy vegetables you can not do for you?
We already knew that eating plenty of vegetables reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. Vegetables can also help you maintain a healthy weight and protect against inflammation.
But research now shows that vegetables are also great for building a strong, lean muscle mass.
Green leafy vegetables and nitrates
According to a study published last February in Cell Metabolism – and summarized in Science Daily-green leafy vegetables can help the mitochondria …Read more