Similar to other strict low-carb diets, the ketogenic (or keto) diet involves eating very few carbohydrates and lots of healthy fats to speed up fat burn. And the benefits of this popular diet don't stop there - it also boosts your energy, reduces chronic pain and improves your overall health and performance.
The idea behind the ketogenic diet - or any diet high in healthy fats, for that matter... ››› more
You've just finished a hard workout at the gym and can't wait to get home, jump into bed and sleep like a baby!
Then, 2:30am rolls around and you find yourself still wide awake, tossing and turning. You begin worrying about the work on your desk, the argument you had with your spouse earlier and how the day ahead is going to be a total drag because yet again, you're running on only three hours... ››› more
Attention, men! It's time to hit the gym - not only to get your body in shape, but also to boost your sex life...
That's right - according to a new American study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, regular exercise may enhance a man's erectile and sexual function.
Up and at ‘em, guys! Here's the full scoop on the study that linked exercise to a better sex life...
New study fin... ››› more
Turns out that tea offers way more than relaxation, hydration and warmth...
According to Jolene Hart, a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, by drinking the right teas you'll also be better equipped to defend against signs of skin ageing like loss of elasticity, fine lines and wrinkles!
It now makes sense why nutritionists and beauty gurus alike recommend drinki... ››› more
The friendly bacteria in your gut are responsible for a number of life-supporting actions...
As science is beginning to uncover, a healthy gut is a fantastic way to become a faster, more efficient and overall happier athlete - whether you're a completive runner or cyclist or simply someone who enjoys going to the gym a few times a week.
Keep reading to learn how the healthy bacteria in your... ››› more
I don't know about you, but I sometimes find myself way too unmotivated and low on energy to hit the gym. Especially after a restless night of sleep or a long day at the office. Can you relate?
For those of you who can, luckily I've formulated the perfect high-protein smoothie recipe for you to try out when you're feeling sluggish, lazy and just plain tired.
Loaded with healthy fats, probio... ››› more
I don't know about you, but I sometimes find myself way too busy or under motivated to hit the gym in the morning. Oh, you too?
In that case, here's some good news: When you wake up with no time or energy to fit in a workout, you don't have to skip a day of working out entirely...
You can simply do these four crazy-cool exercises in your bathroom. Yes, really. Try them out!
Four ways to t... ››› more
As you probably already know, superfoods are extremely potent and nutritious foods that can have a big impact on your health.
You may notice that your local health food store has sections dedicated to these natural wonders, and for good reason: They have the potential to energise, balance and help with sustained energy and brain function!
Each day, I make sure to incorporate superfoods into... ››› more
When it comes to your fitness routine, you may often find yourself making excuses for why you could just go tomorrow, or how you don't have enough time.
If this sounds like you, you can trust me when I say that I get it. Sometimes I wake up to an overflowing inbox of emails that throw me off, or with not enough time to begin my day in a rush. And, more often than not, this derails even my very... ››› more
Fitness is one of the biggest and most important components to a healthy lifestyle. But, all too often, achieving your fitness goals feels next to impossible, right?
You work out hard, but you can hardly see any results. Why is this, you ask?
The truth is that working out isn't enough to outrun bad habits. You see, no matter how much hard work you put in, bad habits can make achieving your f... ››› more
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