Are your Hormones affecting your progress?

Are your hormones affecting your progress?

Have you ever started your fitness loss journey, gained amazing results, but then hit a plateau? 

Or perhaps you’ve started, executing all the right things, altered your calories, exercising consistently; but no difference! You’re not sure what it is, but somehow you can’t progress how you want!

My question for you is, how much do you know about your hormones? What they do and the role they play in your metabolism, your ability to lose fat and build muscle?

There is a very large list of hormones in your body and this would be a very long blog if I were to touch on majority of the more commonly known hormones.

So today, I want to put focus on 3 key hormones; Cortisol, Human Growth Hormone and your Thyroid Hormones – all of which have a role for both women and men, contributing to your fitness journeys progress.

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Pre-Workout, Thermogenics and Fat-Burners... What's the Difference & What Should I Use?

Have you ever found yourself chatting about supplementation with one of the big units at your gym in between sets?

More often than not, they’ll rave about supplements that boost gym performance, enhance recovery, amplify fat loss and give you insane spikes of energy to smash through a killer workout, which you’re then told you absolutely must try out sometime. However, understandably you’re hesitant and reluctant to follow the advice of said gym bro and his army of leg day avoiding bros. Like most people, you naturally want to do your own research prior to diving head first into pre-workout supplementation.

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Are All Proteins Created Equal?

"All that matters is hitting your total protein intake by the end of the day... it doesn't matter what source that protein comes from".

How often have you heard this statement before?

For the average person with general fitness goals (improving body composition, increasing strength and general fitness), this statement would be correct. However, if you're striving to be better than average, then this statement is only partially true.

How can this be so?

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Six Strategies to Improve your Quality of Sleep & Recovery

Sleep – or more so, the lack of quality sleep – can be a contributing factor to adverse mental health issues as well as a lack of progression in the gym. Poor sleep quality not only limits your ability to recover from training, but it also contributes to low energy levels, a lack of libido, low levels of motivation and digestive issues just to name a few.

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Ignite your Fat Loss with Grains of Paradise

Ignite your fat loss with Grains of Paradise

Grains of Paradise…

It’s a name that could almost pass for an exotic holiday location… but in actual fact, it’s WAY more exciting than that…

Especially if you’re in the midst of a fat loss rut or if you’re simply wanting to burn off some unwanted flub before summer hits… Grains of Paradise may be the missing link you need to give your fat loss efforts a gentle prod in the right direction.

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