Diet & Nutrition

Diet & Nutrition

BMI

Healthy BMI?

Do you have a healthy BMI? The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a calculation which determines a numerical index from comparing your height to your weight. The only two factors which determine the BMI reading is a persons height and bodyweight, and therefore does not take into account a whole[…]

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Fitness For Older People

Fitness For Older People

A lack of regular activity in old age can contribute to many health conditions, such as osteoporosis, high blood pressure and heart disease. Maintaining an active and challenging lifestyle, both physically and mentally can even improve some diseases, and lead to an elevated and more positive mood. Older people with[…]

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Crisps

Calories In Crisps

Snacking is often the downfall of many people’s diets. Crisps, biscuits and chocolate are often to blame, so it’s a good habit to have smaller meals throughout the day, or allow for a healthy snack such as a piece of fruit with a low fat yogurt in-between meals. Below is[…]

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calories fruit chart

Calories In Fruit – a Chart

Ever wondered how many calories there are in various fruit? Below is a chart which clearly shows the number of calories for popular items of fruit (remember some fruits have larger servings than others), displayed on a visual chart for easy cross reference. The calories are per item, and are[…]

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Creatine Side Effects

Creatine Side Effects

Creatine is an extremely popular supplement used by advanced athletes, bodybuilders and general gym goers. Creatine is a naturally occurring substance which our bodies can produce in small quantities. Creatines main role is as an energy replenisher, heightening levels of ATP – the molecule which is responsible for the energy[…]

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brooke holladay

Brooke Holladay

Brooke Holladay is blonde with blue eyes, was engaged in dances and gymnastics from childhood, but she had more to bodybuilding, so she began to raise and lower the pieces of iron, win contests and participate in sexy photo shootings. You can say the classic fate of a women bodybuilder.[…]

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increase metabolism

Increase Your Metabolism With 5 Steps

Increasing your metabolism (the rate at which your body burns calories) is an important goal for anybody who is wishing to lose body weight. Outlined below are 5 simple steps which can help you safely increase your metabolism without using supplements or illicit drugs. 1. Eat regularly It may seem[…]

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bodybuilder sleep

So How Important Is Sleep Anyway?

Is not getting enough sleep stopping your weight loss goals? Disrupting your sleep/wake cycle will stress your body and increase your chances of gaining weight and putting a stop to your weigh loss because of hormone imbalances. It is fair to say that generally as a race we sleep when[…]

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bodybuilder smoking

Healthy And Wealthy

Smokers are much more likely to develop serious health condition compared to non smokers. The NHS states that smoking can increase the risk of up to 50 different health conditions, some of which are fatal. Included in the possible conditions are; stroke, heart disease, and various forms of cancer. It[…]

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