Essential Amino Acids, or EAAs, are a mix of the nine essential amino acids that the body cannot produce on its own and need to be consumed through the foods and supplements we take. The Nine Amino Acids – leucine– isoleucine– valine– histidine– lysine– methionine– phenylalanine– threonine– tryptophan Amino acids are the building blocks of … Continue reading What Are Essential Amino Acids?
Protein powder and supplements are among the most popular supplements these days since the boom in the fitness industry. What was once only available in whey form, protein is now made from many different animal and plant sources. Whey protein is still seen as the most popular, however, more plant based proteins are steadily gaining … Continue reading Pea Protein Or Whey Protein – Which One Is Better?
This guide will hopefully help you when it comes to tracking your macros and how to count your macronutrients. It’s probably best suited for beginners to the health and fitness journey, so if you've not tracked macros before, this should really help you on your way to being the healthiest version of yourself. Don't forget the small … Continue reading How To Track Macros
Reverse dieting is mainly used in the fitness industry. A common approach for fitness enthusiasts and athletes to gain muscle and size by gradually increasing their calories. In other words, it's the act of going in to a calorie surplus. Many fitness folk also like to do a reverse diet after being in a calorie … Continue reading What Is Reverse Dieting?
A common worry with people wanting to become vegan or vegetarian is that they won't be able to get their desired amount of protein. However, did you know, protein actually doesn't even come from animals! The animals eat the vegetation and we then eat the animals who have eaten the protein packed vegetation. Animals are … Continue reading The Best Sources Of Protein For Vegetarians & Vegans
You’re eating a tiny amount of calories, eating in a huge calorie deficit, exercising often but aren’t losing any weight? Sound about right? Hungry, tired and frustrated you keep on going, hoping to one day see the scale start to go down rapidly. Maybe your body just needs a bit of time to adjust to … Continue reading Why You Aren’t Losing Weight Eating 1,200 Calories
Prebiotics are types of dietary fibres that feed the friendly "good" bacteria in your gut. They help the bacteria produce nutrients for your colon which leads to a healthier digestive system. Which can also lead to better all round health. Some of these nutrients include short-chain fatty acids such as - butyrate, acetate and propionate. These short-chain … Continue reading The Best Prebiotic Foods You Should Be Eating
There is a reason why people say abs are made in the kitchen. Yes, exercise does matter. However you only exercise for maybe an hour a day. So, what you do for the rest of the day and what you eat makes a big difference. Here are our top picks of foods you should have … Continue reading Muscle Building Foods You Should Have In Your Fridge