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Dan Henderson: The Best Exercise For Fat Loss?

180 TV

The video above is 2 minutes 28 seconds long Guy: Working in the fitness industry for many years, the one question I would get asked all the time was, ‘what’s the best exercise for fat loss?’ So it was great to be able to reverse rolls and ask our special guest this week that very question Read More…

Archie Basil. How I got my body fat into single figures

Nutrition

By Stuart Cooke Stu – Meet Archie Basil. A 41 year old father of three who runs his own business. Archie shared his story after a health scare that gave him the motivation to make some radical changes in the way he lived his life. The image above of Archie on the left was taken in August 2012 at 90 Read More…

Can we thrive without carbs?

Nutrition

Podcast episode #4 By Guy Lawrence // Ever wondered if we can live without carbohydrates? It certainly gets a lot of stick in the press… In this episode of The Health Sessions I catch up with Shane Richards of Holistic Foundations who chats to us about life without carbs. Shane runs a thriving community/gym with a fantastic approach around health & Read More…

Stu gets ‘Bigger, Smaller, Bigger’

Lifestyle

By Khan Porter // There’s a reason we call Stu ‘The Whippet’. He’s a sprightly fellow, however, hopefully not for much longer. After doing CrossFit for the last six months Stu’s become so lean that ocean swimming (a favourite pass time of his) has become more like taking an ice bath and each session is Read More…

What are the benefits of weight training for women?

News

// Weight training gives your body muscle tone and makes it shapelier — as long as it’s done properly. “Unfortunately many women use light weights and lots of repetitive movements because they’re afraid of getting large muscles,” says Professor Martina Herget from Germany’s High School of Prevention and Health Management in Saarbruecken. But women need Read More…

Building lean muscle is the key for long term health

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// Building and keeping muscle, our metabolically active tissue, is the key for long-term health, vitality, longevity and fat loss. Tufts University reports the top two determinants of aging we can control and biomarkers of how long you’ll live is muscle mass and strength. One of the causes, as well as symptom of the aging Read More…

Will protein supplements give me big muscles?

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// Protein doesn’t build muscle directly: strength training using weights in the gym and resistance exercises are responsible for muscle growth. Consuming protein alone and protein supplements, in the absence of weight training, will not result in muscle growth.  However, protein does play a vital role in the repair and recovery of muscle fibers that Read More…

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