THE WHO'S WHO OF PROTEIN
The essential guide to picking the right powder.
Choosing the right protein powder can be a tricky task! There’s whey protein isolate, concentrate, casein, hydrolysed isolate, egg albumin, collagen... and we haven’t even touched on the plant-based blends yet.. Feeling confused about which protein is right for you? Let us simplify it!Read more
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HORMONES
The key to losing fat and building muscle is healthy hormone balance
Hormone control truly is the cornerstone of health. Your hormones control everything from weight and mood to your unwarranted emotional response when Richie chooses Alex instead of Nikki in the bachelor finale. Truth is, when fat loss or muscle gain are your goal, hormonal control must be too. It’s not as simple as eating less and moving more, but about being in balance. And we aren't just talking about ladies here.. Hormones play an equally important role in your health too men! As your testosterone declines with age, it’s certainly not a coincidence that your beer belly grows. Capiche?Read more
GREEN TEA - THE FAT BURNING PHENOMENON
Drink up to slim down – How green tea can help you shed those extra pounds.
Green tea might be best known as the perfect partner to a tuna and avocado sushi roll, but it just so happens to be a potent fat burner loaded in antioxidants too. The popular and oh-so invigorating brew, has a hell of a long history of human consumption and for damn good reason! Truth is, Asian cultures have known about the health and medicinal benefits of green tea since ancient times, using it to treat everything from headaches and depression, to weight loss and detox. So what’s the deal? How can a little leaf juice keep me looking lean? Polyphenols are your answer! And what on earth are polyphenols we hear you ask? Let us explain… Polyphenols are actually phytochemicals, meaning compounds found abundantly in natural plant food sources, which have antioxidant properties. Nifty, right?Read more
THE LOWDOWN ON PRE-WORKOUTS
You have the motivation, now here's the supplementation to smash out every workout!
What’s your method of motivation in preparation for a grueling sweat sesh? Is a stern pep talk in the change-room mirror all you need to bust out an extra set? Perhaps a triple shot espresso is more your style? Both are valid means to get you in the zone, but what if we were to tell you there was a better way! The truth is, while Metallica echoing down your earbud might give you somewhat of an amp up, there’s a special supplement that can get your body seriously tuned in for the mother of all adrenalin rushes - We're looking at you pre-workout!Read more
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YOUR NEW YEAR PLAN TO SHRED UP AND SLIM DOWN
All the tips you need to stay tight and toned this year!
The new year is well and truly upon us and now that gorging season has come to an end there really is no better time than the present to kick that booty back into shape! Shredding the post-Christmas coat tends to be a little easier said than done, but with some cheeky advice from our resident Nutritionist, you’ll have that banging bod back in no time!Read more
HOW TO BOUNCE BACK AFTER THE HOLIDAY BINGE
You may have spent the past month stuffing yourself silly, but the truth is, a few smart, attainable adjustments may be all you need to fight the festive flab.
Hands up if you ate your body weight in cheese over the festive season! Well my friends, you’re not alone! Bounce back after the holiday binge with a few simple tricks courtesy of FIT's resident Nutritionist Anna WarrenRead more