Why the scales won’t budge (even when you do everything right)

Sometimes you can be doing everything right. Eating healthy, not drinking much if any alcohol, following a well-structured exercise program, but you step on the scales and they haven’t budged, no even a gram. Undeterred, you push even harder, exercising more and be even stricter with your food. One week later you get the scales out again. You are excited and ready to see all your hard work pay off. However you get on the scales and still nothing, you haven’t even lost half a pound, how...

3 Fake Health Foods

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Health foods are all the rage nowadays. From Spirulina infused smoothies to protein cheese, every company is jumping on the bandwagon. Although everyone is trying to focus on healthy foods. Many are just using advertising loopholes to make their foods sound healthier.   To make sure you don’t get caught out, here are 3 of the worst culprits who have managed to sneak into the health food section like a trojan horse. Some are well established and others might surprise you. 1.Coconut ...

7 biggest gym mistakes

Gyms can often be a confusing place, with potentially thousands of different exercises and workouts to try. Endless diet and lifestyle tips. It’s no wonder people struggle to get things right. However here are the 7 of the biggest mistakes, avoid these common mistakes and your results will skyrocket: 1. Not having a structured workout plan People wandering around aimlessly trying to figure out what to do, is a common sight in gyms, moving from one piece of equipment to the next. I understa...

Exercise, not diet is the key to a lean body

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Exercise the key to a lean body To some, saying exercise is the key to a lean body is controversial. However, being lean is more than just about having an absence of fat, it's also about having muscle. If getting in shape was all about dieting, then everyone would aspire to look like concentration camp victims as they have very low body-fat. But they don't, in my experience, people want to look toned, with visible muscle definition. Although diet helps with this, it only helps if one exercis...

5 Tricks for effortless fat-loss

  For most of us, losing body-fat can be a real challenge and seem overly complicated. But weight-loss doesn't need to be an arduous chore, with just a few small tweaks you could be dropping body-fat faster than ever.   Here are 5 of my favourite tips for effortless fat-loss:     Switch cooking in oils to 1 calorie sprays This is probably one of my favourite tricks to help with weight-loss because it's not a trick. It is just a simple way to reduce hidden empty calories. I kno...

7 ways to boost brain power

Wouldn't it be nice if you could concentrate for longer, avoid that midday brain fog and just feel like you are working at 100% more often? Well maybe you can with the help of this article. I've put together 7 proven ways to help boost your brain power. 1.Fish Eat more fish. Eating fish regularly has been linked to a higher IQ, better sleep patterns and a whole host more benefits. If you are a vegetarian I suggest taking algae oil and plenty of seaweed to get those vital omega 3 fatty aci...