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Recovery XS by Myprotein – product review

Recovery XS by Myprotein – product review

The summer is almost here and everyone is putting extra hours in the gym. Working out, is though, only one of the steps towards achieving your new body. A proper diet, combined with enough rest and recovery between workout sessions are vital. That’s where Recovery XS by Myprotein comes into its own.
Micronutrients - the importance of vitamins and minerals

Micronutrients – the importance of vitamins and minerals

The winter-spring transition is when I suffer spring fever. It’s not an illness but “rather a phenomenon thought to be initiated by a change in the season.” In my case it means weariness, low energy levels and lack of drive. This year I will rely on micronutrients in the form of vitamins and minerals to fight spring fever.
What made me gain weight - my reason

What made me gain weight – my reason

Behind every action, there is a reason. Sometimes this reason is obvious and rather practical, others - the reason is part of a complex issue or (in some cases) a matter of health. Gaining weight is more often than not a rather complex issue. The real reason/s are often much more than just simply wanting to get bigger.
Eating tips for skinny guys who want to gain weight

Eating tips for skinny guys who want to gain weight

Ask anyone the simple question: How to gain weight? and I guarantee you that their answer will be just as simple: Eat more! It is stating the obvious, but you do need to eat more to gain more. Eating matters.
Six dinner ideas for six pack abs

Six dinner ideas for six pack abs

Dinner is often the meal when we feel like rewarding ourselves. It could be because of a long and tiring day or due to not having much to eat during the day. That’s tolerable every now and then but not when it grows into a habit. Here are six dinner ideas for six pack abs to help you stay in shape.
Horse meat and processed food - do you know what you eat?

Horse meat and processed food – do you know what you eat?

Unless you've been living under a stone for the past month or so, you must have heard about the horse meat scandal across Europe and the UK. It turns out that horse meat has been a regular ingredient of beef processed food products for some time.
Say NO to VAT on Sports Supplements

Say NO to VAT on Sports Supplements

It’s been a year since the introduction of 20% VAT on Sports Supplements in the UK which means paying 20% more for our favourite protein powders. Bulk Powders and other leading sports supplement companies have set up a campaign against this tax and need your help to raise awareness of this issue.
Pre-workout meal: Why, when and what to eat

Pre-workout meal: Why, when and what to eat before a workout

There is little point in working out hard without providing your body with the fuel it needs. If you are serious about muscle building, you need to make sure you eat the right food at the right time. Learn why, when and what to eat as a pre-workout meal.
a spoon with pills and supplements

Supplements I take as a skinny guy and a gym beginner

It’s very rare nowadays that anyone who goes to the gym to work out, does it without taking supplements to aid the muscle building process and reduce recovery time. We all want quick results without...
Post-workout meal: Why, when and what to eat after a workout

Post-workout meal: Why, when and what to eat after a workout

A good workout demands a good post-workout meal. It’s one of the most important meals of the day for those who are working out hard to build muscles. Find out why, and when and what to eat after a hard workout session.

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chicken wraps with kale recipe

Chicken wraps with kale recipe

I can’t believe I haven’t made my own wraps before. They are the easiest thing to do and are so versatile: you can have...