The One Page Guide to Pre-Workout Nutrition

Steve Theunissen

Have you ever wondered when and what you should be eating before your workout? This article will break it down for you so that your energy levels peak during your session. It’s important to note before we start however that some days you’ll have more intense workouts than others, and anything that goes down your throat in the hour before training is … Read More

Is Bacon Good for You? 4 Common Myths Debunked

Steve Theunissen

Bacon and healthy eating just don’t go together. It’s common sense, right? After all, bacon is full of fat, it’s greasy and it’s been pumped full of harmful nitrates. What good could it possibly do for you, apart from tasting terrific? Actually, more than you might think. Poor old pork belly has had a bad rap. In fact, a number … Read More

How to Consume Sugar and Still Be Healthy

Andrew Kobylarz

Sugar gets a bad rap. A popular YouTube video by Robert Lustig titled, Sugar: The Bitter Truth, garnered a lot of negative attention for sugar. The New York Times magazine even published an article about the dangers of sugar two years later. These documentaries demonized sugar in the modern human diet. No one can argue, sugar has been tied to … Read More

A Beginners Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Bryn Lewis

If leanness in combination with increased strength gains is something that sounds appealing to you, then consider intermittent fasting (IF). This is an alternative approach that you can use instead of the conventional 5 or 6 small meals per day that most people tend to recommend. Not only can you skip breakfast, but your body will not start to cannibalize its own … Read More

What is Cortisol and it’s Link to Fat Loss

Hin Lai

Cortisol is a hormone that is induced by stress. It is commonly known as the fight-or-flight hormone which is triggered when your body perceives to be in immediate danger. For example, if you were walking around town and a bear appeared in front of you, your cortisol levels would immediately skyrocket. Cortisol is a very natural hormone response in our … Read More