Archive for category: Diet & Nutrition
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03
2019

What we can learn from a 3-week rat diet…

Excuse the title, but no we didn’t eat any rats and that in itself is kinda NEAT! During hypocaloric periods (calorie deficits) we observe decreases in body weight, we also observe decreases in energy expenditure (with lower body weight comes decreased energy need). This response is not surprising g...

27
03
2019

Saturated in Misinformation

Author: James Anthony Dietary fat is a forgotten, sometimes misunderstood and seemingly under-researched macronutrient within the fitness industry.This is excluding those who have been sucked into the keto/high fat craze that will hopefully pass like the rest of the usually unsustainable diets recom...

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03
2019

A Beginners Guide to Bulking.

Aaron Hoey. An individuals first bulking phase is usually littered with numerous and avoidable mistakes from both a training and nutrition perspective. Issues such as too much training volume or using intensities that result in technical breakdown and injury are common place for the novice. So too i...

14
03
2019

Gimme some sugar…..or maybe don’t?

If someone knows next to nothing about nutrition, the two things they probably WOULD know are that: Vegetables are good for you Sugar is bad for you From the research we have available, that person is probably only right about one of those points. Can you guess which one? While it seems the mainstre...

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02
2019

Practical considerations for post-diet eating

Research tells us that as our society we are pretty good at losing weight, just look at The Biggest Loser competitions where some participants lost almost 50% of their body weight. The same can be said for competitive physique athletes, who generally display phenomenal levels of conditioning on stag...