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Let's be honest, the pre packaged food we eat, in more cases than not sucks, Badly. This is one of the main reasons why  digestive disorders are sky rocketing. Have you ever felt bloated, gassy? Serious stomach discomfort? Have poor skin, feel drained, irritable or anxious? Experienced hashimoto's or Celiac disease? Chance are your digestion is not up to par, read below to find out some of the prime causes. It is now estimated that 15% of all Americans suffer from IBS, and this number could in fact be much higher, as most people with the condition

Alrighty. Today I want to speak to you about the glycemic index, glycemic load and does it matter. What I need you to do is watch the video first, so please, be my guess and have a watch.   http://youtu.be/19YBww-Y_n4 Alright so from the video you should now know what the GI and GL is, but for a recap here it is. The GI is a measure of how fast carbohydrates impact blood sugar. Low GI foods are foods with a GI less than 55. Intermediate GI foods are foods with a GI between 55 and 70. High GI

Excessively high androgens is the most common hormone problem of women in their fertile years, and even before puberty. 82% of women with high androgens have what is known as PCOS (Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome) a condition where the sex hormones become unbalanced. So What are androgens? The best known androgen is testosterone. Though there is also DHEA and DHT amongst others. Although it is thought of as a male hormone, women still need to have this in their bodies. It helps you to feel confident and sexy. Testosterone is produced in the ovaries and adrenal

This blog aims to try to help you understand protein a little better. Protein and its breakdown of amino acids are used for production of every cell in the body while also acting as a detoxifier. Adequate protein is necessary for building and maintaining that lean muscle mass. A low protein intake may result in breakdown of previously existing muscle tissue for energy. This is going to slow your metabolism down and will mean that you burn less fat then you previously did, aint no time fo dat. Old mate protein has been given

In part 1: we discussed how too much stress could lead to high cortisol levels, negatively affecting your bodies ability to lose weight. But, what happens when enough is enough, when too much cortisol becomes t0o little? How does this work? Could it be a limiting factor in your results? It might sound counter intuitive, but prolonged periods of high cortisol will eventually lead to low cortisol. This occurs once the adrenal glands are no longer able to meet the demands placed on them. Effectively, we run out of cortisol. This means we are depleted

I love to squat. In matter of fact I’ve squatted 18 separate times in the last 5 weeks. However, you have to earn the right to squat. When I was younger I played baseball and my position was the catcher. That meant that I squatted every day hundreds of times during training and games. This has carried over to squatting in the gym with ease. However you may not be as fortunate. Generally I find there are three things that stop people from getting a nice ass to grass squat. You sit in an office chair most of the

Alright, here it is. This is one thing you NEED to know about with any fatloss efforts. We are going to break down the science of Cortisol, what it is and what the stress response is to help you gain a better understanding of what to do to counteract high stress levels. What is Cortisol? Cortisol is a hormone that is released in response to stress. It Governs Hunger, cravings, digestion, blood pressure, sleep wake cycle, physical activity and capacity to cope with stress. It belongs to the glucocorticoid family, this means it can

Feet are an interesting thing. For some, they are the bane of their existence. I know many girls that hate their feet, and feet in general. Shout out to all of you females that find yourself in heels regularly, sadly, even though they look great you're putting yourself at greater risk of ankle injury. The reason for this is that the angle your foot sits on for extended periods of time actually shortens your calf muscles, and in turn makes them tight and immobile. When it comes to exercising, the feet and further