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Caffeine for performance

Caffeine is one of the most researched ingredients in the sports nutrition world.  Studies have demonstrated positive mental and physical performance with doses ranging between 0.45mg – 6mg/ per kg body weight (e.g.6 x 70kg = 420mg per day).

Eating for great abs

Many people spend hours in the gym, literally busing their gut, in the hope of achieving a 6 pack washboard stomach.

Healthy eating guidelines: Preparation, Portions and Protein

The Australian Healthy Eating Guidelines displayed on the eatforhealth.gov.au website suggest that many of the health problems in Australia today are linked with poor eating habits. Too many people eat too much saturated fat, added salt, added sugars and alcohol.  Even reducing these by small amounts can make us healthier.

Do vegetarian athletes and exercisers get enough protein?

As a vegetarian you are probably familiar with the question “how do you get enough protein?” and up until now you may not have been able to answer this question with confidence or certainty.

Is Your Ideal Physique Just a Few Extra Grams of Protein Away?

Could increasing your protein intake throughout the day help you build a body others notice?  

Leucine

Could This Unlock Your Muscle Growth Potential?

The contractions and overload during intense training can promote microdamage in muscle fibers, this can result in a temporary decrease in strength, and delayed onset muscle soreness.

Sweaty gym sessions weakening your bones?

Sweat is the body’s way of keeping you cool when training hard but also means you lose important minerals like sodium, potassium and the critical bone-building mineral, calcium. New research by the Australian Institute of Sport in cyclists has shown calcium-rich foods pre-workout can help counteract the calcium lost through sweat. 1

Garcinia Cambogia

New Hope for Weight Management - Garcinia Cambogia

This small fruit, reminiscent of a pumpkin in appearance, is currently the most popularly used and widely advertised weight-loss supplement, displaying over 19 million links on Google®.*