The Incredible Medicinal Powers of Mushrooms

The Incredible Medicinal Powers of Mushrooms

What’s your opinion on mushrooms? While many people today just think of them simply as food, they’re much more than that. Regardless of what you think about the common mushroom you might find as a topping on your pizza, there is a lot for one to appreciate about fungi. For thousands of years, our forebears...

10 Health Benefits of Hemp

10 Health Benefits of Hemp

Hemp has a notorious reputation primarily because of its close ties with marijuana. Although hemp and marijuana are types of cannabis plants, there are several key differences between the two.


The Amazing Ayurvedic Medicinal Plant: Ashwagandha

The Amazing Ayurvedic Medicinal Plant: Ashwagandha

Do you ever stop to wonder just how people got along without all the benefits of modern medicine? One only needs to stroll into their local market or pharmacist to instantly have access to a vast array of over the counter medicines that can help you cope with everything from allergies to headaches and even...

8 Health Benefits of Whey Protein

8 Health Benefits of Whey Protein

Although often perceived as a supplement for workouts, whey protein offers health benefits that far extend beyond its use in the fitness world. To understand how whey protein can help you, let’s first find out what it is all about.


The Awesome Qualities of the Cordyceps Mushroom

The Awesome Qualities of the Cordyceps Mushroom

If you have ever been on a walk through the woods, there’s no doubt you eventually stumbled across some growing fungus. Whether mushrooms are budding out of the side of a fallen and rotting tree or toadstools are cropping from the undergrowth, there’s an enormous amount of diversity among them. Some are poisonous, some are...

Hemp vs Whey Protein: Understanding Different Kinds of Protein

Hemp vs Whey Protein: Understanding Different Kinds of Protein

Two of the most common meal replacements today are hemp and whey protein. These are particularly useful for people who are managing their weight. Hemp and whey protein powders allow people to obtain the proteins they need without adding calories from animal meat.


The 105 Plan – Destroy Fat and Create Your New Defined Body in Just 6 Weeks

The 105 Plan – Destroy Fat and Create Your New Defined Body in Just 6 Weeks

In this day and age of refined foods and more so called nutrition experts than you can shake a stick at, we could be forgiven for needing a little help to cut through the myriad of information and get right to the core of what our bodies really need to function as the optimised machine it was meant...

Preparation for Cold Water Surfing

Preparation for Cold Water Surfing

Several years ago a very famous surf brand coined the phrase: “Only a surfer knows the feeling”. To my mind the marketing team were spot on. Surfers so often find themselves attempting to describe a sensation or even an emotion to somebody who has never experienced our favourite aquatic pursuit. While we gesticulate wildly and...


Which Milk is Best – The Shocking Facts About Pasturised Milk

Which Milk is Best – The Shocking Facts About Pasturised Milk

Milk is an essential part of the average diet. It’s versatile, affordable, and convenient, and it provides calcium as well as many other nutrients you need to keep healthy and strong. Right? Raw, Organic Milk: The Healthier Choice It turns out that it depends on what kind of milk you’re drinking, and most people aren’t...

Fasting – Is it for you? Types of Fasting Diets

Fasting – Is it for you? Types of Fasting Diets

Every major religion, from Christianity and Judaism, to Islam and Buddhism, practises a kind of fasting. Some in pursuit of purification, others in an attempt to move closer to God. The word ‘breakfast’ means to literally break a period of fasting. Assuming, that is, you sleep for at least eight hours a night...


The Essential Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

The Essential Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet has been around since caveman times, when instinctually, the most attractive source of food was high-fat, energy-rich meat. The updated version, a diet which consists of up to 70% fat, is said to accelerate weight loss, stabilise energy levels and help you to preserve valuable muscle. Can a diet so high in...

The Shocking Truth About Cancer Treatments

The Shocking Truth About Cancer Treatments

Change is the cornerstone of the medical field. Every year reveals new methodologies and redefined techniques, with progress winding its way through every specialty. Physicians must constantly adapt to advancements. One core principle, however, is immune to time – the Hippocratic Oath. Few texts prove as enduring as this ethical code, which stands as a...


6 Ways to Prevent Cancer

6 Ways to Prevent Cancer

In 2012, the World Health Organisation (known more commonly as the WHO) began an exhaustive study of populations – examining the rising medical concerns plaguing men, women, and children. This study, launched in conjunction with the Global Health Observatory and the Centre for Disease Control, revealed alarming trends within both developed and developing countries...

Understanding Fat and How to Annihilate It

Understanding Fat and How to Annihilate It

Today’s big weightlifters are a lot more lean than their vintage peers, who looked more like professional wrestling’s Natural Disasters. Everyone, though, from lifters to marathon runners, has some amount of body fat. Some have a lot, others have barely any, and how much you need often depends on what you’re doing with it...


Smash Your Times With Strength Training For Runners

Smash Your Times With Strength Training For Runners

Just like the martial artist or the CrossFitter who shuns cardiovascular training days in favour of strength, the runner who neglects strength training is missing out on a world of benefits, which could have a profound impact on performance. For tens-of-thousands of years, running has been integral to our survival, both as hunters and as...

15 Reasons to Quit Sugar

15 Reasons to Quit Sugar

Sugar tastes good and, especially to those who consume it regularly, is extremely tempting. But there’s nothing sweet about the effects it has on your health. Sugar has been linked to a whole slew of health problems, including obesity, type 2 diabetes, cancer, heart disease, tooth decay, accelerated aging, and more. This is bad news...


Which Supplements Should You Actually Take?

Which Supplements Should You Actually Take?

Sports nutrition can be a bit of a minefield; between the low-quality fillers, hormones and even banned substances hidden away in some protein powders and pre-workouts, how do you know which supplements to take? Which supplements are going to help you get ripped, lose weight or add lean, high-quality muscle, and which ones are just...

The Most Incredible Hollywood Body Transformations (And How They Did It)

The Most Incredible Hollywood Body Transformations (And How They Did It)

One of the most talked about physical transformations in recent cinema is that of Jurassic World (2015) star Chris Pratt. In between roles as Parks and Recreation (2009) goofball Andy Dwyer, and his breakthrough lead role as Star Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Pratt lost 60lbs of fat and replaced it with enough...


17 Ways To Kick Your Sugar Addiction Today

17 Ways To Kick Your Sugar Addiction Today

Is sugar holding you back from reaching your dieting goals? High sugar diets will not only make you put on weight, but they can have an impact on your mood and cause serious health problems. People often obsess over their fat intake, and don’t realise that a high sugar diet can be just as bad...

21 Pros and Experts Reveal Their Top Fitness Motivation Tips

21 Pros and Experts Reveal Their Top Fitness Motivation Tips

It’s the biggest problem for people wanting to get in shape… Motivation! So many people struggle to remain motivated to hit the gym and avoid that cheeky chocolate bar. So, whether your motivational struggles are with exercise, diet or both, how do you turn these struggles around? By learning from people who have been there...