Why exercising might not help you to lose weight

“It is often said that the secret to losing weight is as simple as burning off more energy than you’re putting into your body. And by that logic, you should be able to shift some pounds by hitting the gym – provided you’re not eating lots more than you were before. But there may also be…

10 Diet Mistakes Seriously Slowing Your Metabolism

“You probably don’t need scientists to tell you that your metabolism slows with age. But they’re studying it anyway—and coming up with exciting research to help rev it up again. The average woman gains 1½ pounds a year during her adult life—enough to pack on 40-plus pounds by her 50s, if she doesn’t combat the…

Is Spirulina a Miracle Cure-all?

“Arguably the “superfood” of the moment, spirulina is associated with a number of health claims, from curing allergies and candida to detoxifying the body and aiding in weight loss. Does this blue-green algae deliver, or is it all health hype? As it turns out, these claims are backed by little science and likely surfaced due…

Get Familiar with Food Additives

“Few ingredients cause as much confusion, or consternation, as food additives. For some, it might be the long chemical names found on labels, uncertainty of how the use of additives is regulated or skepticism in testing and oversight processes. In other cases, it can be misinformation perpetuated by, at best, well-intentioned audiences or, at worst,…

Plant-Based Diet for Beginners: How to Get Started

“Perhaps you read Rip Esselstyn’s The Engine 2 Diet or Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals and want to reduce your risk of lifestyle related diseases and avoid factory farms, or perhaps it’s the recent U.N. study that said eating less meat is better for the planet — either way, there’s no doubt that reducing your…

50% off LA Muscle Bodybuilding Bundle

50th anniversary Mr Olympia, the biggest bodybuilding competition in the world. To celebrate this huge international competition, LA Muscle have launched aBodybuilding Bundle which will be available on-site with a huge 50% discount saving the customer £129.98, until Sunday 21st only! 50% off LA Muscle Bodybuilding Bundle! Save £129.98! No code required. Valid: Thurs18th – Sun…

Winning Weight Loss Tips from TV’s Biggest Loser

Anyone who’s ever dieted knows how hard it is to shave off a stone, so imagine trying to lose a third of your body weight. Far beyond a few tweaks here and there, it involves a complete transformation of the way you eat and live. Wil Graham, 2011 winner of TV diet show The Biggest…

MIZUNO WAVE PROPHECY 3 WOMEN’S RUNNING SHOES

  The Mizuno Wave Prophecy 3 Women’s Running Shoes have landed. Featuring cutting edge design and development, the new Mizuno Prophecy’s will introduce you to a new level of comfort, support and style. The Wave Prophecy is Mizuno’s top of the range running shoe built for neutral runners, with the ability to also cater for…

7 Running Motivation Tools to Unlock Your Potential

How are your New Year’s Resolutions coming along? By now many people will have lost focus, and find it hard to keep going. Motivation can be hard to find when you’ve lost focus, picked up an injury or just because training isn’t going as well as you had hoped. Rediscover your motivation using these tips….

High-Protein Diet for Weight Loss

Some people turn to higher-protein diets to lose weight. That’s because some researchers suggest that higher-protein diets help people better control their appetites and calorie intake. Diets with 30% protein are now being considered “reasonable” and the term “high protein diet” is now reserved for diets with over 50% protein. Diets higher in protein and moderate…

How Many Calories In That Starbucks Frappuccino?

MOCHA COOKIE CRUMBLE Calories: 480 Fat grams: 19 (Based on a Grande size with whole milk.) BANANA WALNUT BREAD Calories: 490 Fat grams: 19 Classic Croissant Calories: 240 Fat grams: 12 DARK CHERRY PARFAIT Calories: 290 Fat grams: 3.5 ICED HAZELNUT MACCHIATO Calories: 240 Fat grams: 6 (Based on a Grande size with 2% milk.)…