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How to get flat abs, fast!

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No matter whether you’re a gym newbie or workout pro, getting flat abs fast is attainable with the right exercise regime and nutrition. Just follow these tried and tested expert tips to banish your belly flab fast. TIP ONE:  REDUCE EXCESS BODY MASS Studies have shown that spot fat reduction, that is, losing weight from […]

Do you really need that protein shake?

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Marketing is a wonderful thing! Companies employ many tactics to help you think you need their products, as they are the best things for you. Supplement companies have nailed this, especially when it comes to protein shakes. They promise the world and we all believe they are going to be good for us before or […]

Ignite your pre-season with the right fuel

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Getting the right grub before and after training is an underpinning factor to a solid season as FourFourTwo finds out thanks to Emma Stevenson, Director of the Brain, Performance and Nutrition ResearchCentre at Northumbria University. “In pre-season the key thing to focus on is your energy intake, because the expenditure in the amount of exercise […]

How to build a healthy meal plan

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Earlier this month there was a link in my blog to the CSIRO healthy eating survey where you could see your diet score and compare your regular way of eating with our national dietary guidelines. With that in mind, it’s fitting that this week is National Nutrition Week! This year, Nutrition Australia would like us to […]

Are you at risk for Female Athlete Triad syndrome?

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The syndrome striking female athletes Getting basic nutrition right can be hard enough as it is, but if you are an athlete, there are even more complex nutritional factors to consider like  food timing, eating around training, losing, gaining and maintaining weight, it can all get very hard. Being a female athlete adds another dimension […]

Do I need fuel during an endurance event?

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There is not one-size-fits-all when it comes to fuelling your body with fluid or food during an endurance event. Many factors can help determine what to do. It depends on the duration, type of event, access to fuel and how well trained you are. Research shows consuming approximately 30 grams of carbohydrates every 40-60 minutes […]

Staying hydrated during your summer workouts

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With summer here now is the perfect time to get water-wise about staying hydrated during your workouts. As the sunny weather beckons many a fitness fanatic working out in the great outdoors risks the becoming dehydrated. To exercise safely and look after your body, here are a few healthy hydration tips to practice. Feeling dizzy […]