Diet & Nutrition

Diet & Nutrition

groin injury prevention

Groin Injury Prevention

Groin strains are very common in those who weight lift, fitness train, and take part in sporting activities. The adductor muscles can be particular venerable during activities which incorporate explosive hip movements and quick changes in direction, hence tennis players, footballers, rugby players and countless other sports people susceptible to[…]

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boost your metabolism

5 Top Tips To Boost Your Metabolism

Keeping it simple is the key to any plan to lose weight quickly and safely. No magic cure or secret recipe kept by a hidden tribe only recently found in the jungle. No bizarre exercise rituals that will leave you sore and confused, all you will find here are simple[…]

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calories cereal chart

Calories In Cereal – a Chart

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and many people chose to consume one of the many breakfast cereals available in nearly all supermarkets. There have been some recent reports regarding the misleading advertising surrounding breakfast cereals, especially those aimed at children, which contain very high[…]

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swimming pool strength workout

Swimming Pool Strength And Weight Loss Workout

Aqua based workouts can be enjoyed and beneficial to a wide variety of people, even those who have sprains and minor injuries as the water based exercises are low impact unlike many on land movements. Water resistance also dynamically works the muscles of opposing as well as assisting muscle groups,[…]

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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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