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The benefits of Slow reps vs fast reps. A sloth creeps through the forest with a baby on its back

The benefits of Slow reps vs fast reps

How you lift depends on your goals
The benefits of Slow reps vs fast reps.

Lifting slowly prolongs muscle tension and increases blood flow.
Therefore, slow reps are intended to grow and build muscles.
Fast repetitions will minimise tension and lifting with heavier weights can bolster your overall power and strength.
Focus on doing slow reps if your goal is to build a muscular and aesthetically pleasing physique.
If you are training strictly to add strength, concentrate on lifting with fast repetitions.

Have a cup of tea with fatty meals to protect your heart

Have a cup of tea with fatty meals to protect your heart

Eat lots of cheeseburgers? Protect yourself with a cuppa
Have a cup of tea with fatty meals to protect your heart. A meal high in saturated fat has adverse affects on your arteries causing them to constrict and disrupt blood flow around your body. All within two hours of munching down on that 7oz’er.
You can protect yourself from this short term downside by having a cup of tea with it. Research has shown that you will get an instant boost…

Can a banana help a hangover? Lots of banana bunches sit on a table top

Can a banana help a hangover?

Bananas are packed with potassium and magnesium
Can a banana help a hangover?

Potassium and magnesium are two of the minerals often depleted in our bodies when alcohol is consumed.
A lack of potassium in the body can lead to nausea, weakness and tiredness, so munching on some bananas can help reduce these classic hangover symptoms.
As an added bonus, bananas are natural antacids so great for reducing stomach acid.

The health benefits of eating beetroot. A raw beetroot sits on a table top

The health benefits of eating beetroot

Beetroot is ‘beeutiful’ and full of goodness
The health benefits of eating beetroot.

It is a natural detoxifier and blood purifier
Beets encourage the production of antibodies. That fight disease and infection in our bodies
 It’s packed full of iron. That satisfies our red blood cells high need for it, which in turn facilitates the supply of oxygen to our entire body. Giving us increased energy.
The betanin pigment (the reason they are red) is also known as a prominent anthocyanin antioxidant. It helps…

The simple health and fitness benefits of wheatgrass. The early stages of wheatgrass growing.

The simple health and fitness benefits of wheatgrass

Wheatgrass is one of the most potent healthy substances around
The simple health and fitness benefits of wheatgrass. Having 30ml (a shot glass) is the equivalent of eating 1kg of leafy greens.

Wheatgrass is the young grass stage of grain plants, taken just after sprouting.
It contains over 90 minerals, including high concentrations of the most alkaline minerals: potassium, calcium, magnesium and sodium.
It also contains a substance called chlorophyll. Which due to its inherent similarity to red blood cells the human body…

A powerful morning detox smoothie. A green smoothie and blender on a kitchen table

A powerful morning detox smoothie

Start the day cleansed and renewed after having this detox smoothie
A powerful morning detox smoothie. This juice every morning of my life because it brings a lot of nutrients to the table and it also helps alkalising the body. If your body becomes too acidic it can cause some serious health problems and many cancers are directly related to too much acid in one’s body.
Blend all the below together and “neck it”.
1. Celery: 5 to 6 short sticks of…

Eat grapes for an endurance boost. A bunch of grapes

Eat grapes for an endurance boost

Before a workout snack on some grapes for a natural endurance boost
Eat grapes for an endurance boost. Rather than snacking on the standard carbs or protein bar before a workout, snack on some grapes.
Researchers at the university of Alberta found that a compound in the fruit called Resveratrol increases muscle-twitch activation, for a 21% endurance boost, and longer endurance means more focused training and better results.

Cup of hot lemon in the morning will kick start your liver and flush toxins

Benefits of drinking hot lemon in the morning

It will kick start your liver and flush toxins.
Benefits of drinking hot lemon in the morning. When we sleep our liver slows down and doesn’t work as hard or as fast. It doesn’t  rid the body of damaging free radicals and toxins. As it would during the day when we are active. This leads to a larger build up of them in the body when we wake in the morning.

So to kick start your liver fast and flush out…

How to prepare green tea properly for health benefits

How to prepare green tea properly for health benefits

A lot of people don’t know that pouring boiling water from the kettle onto a green tea bag actually kills most of the anti toxins and goodness
How to prepare green tea properly for health benefits. The high temperatures kills the good nutritional benefit. So you end up just drinking a sour hot drink with very little benefits. Instead let the water settle for a minute it should reach around 80 -90 degrees C by then. Place the tea bag…

The three real and key benefits of eating Flaxseed

The three real and key benefits of eating Flaxseed

Flaxseed, some call it one of the most powerful plant foods on the planet
The three real and key benefits of eating Flaxseed. There’s some evidence it may help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. That’s quite a tall order for a tiny seed that’s been around for centuries.
Although flaxseed contains all sorts of healthy components, it owes its primary healthy reputation to three of them:

Omega-3 essential fatty acids, “good” fats that have been shown to…

The best way to cook veg for healthy goodness. A variety of vegetables on a chopping board

The best way to cook veg for healthy goodness

It’s rather simple, old and most beneficial
The best way to cook veg for healthy goodness. Is to steam them. Steaming veg for just a couple of minutes is one of the best ways to cook and eat them maintaining over 90% of the vitamins, minerals and anti-toxins, compared to cooking and frying them which reduces this figure.

why drink matcha green tea

Benefits of matcha green tea

The mighty matcha green tea, the strongest of all tea’s.
What are the benefits of drinking matcha green tea? What can it do for your health.

A cup of Mighty Matcha gives you all of the amazing health benefits associated with green tea. You would have to drink 15 cups of regular tea to get the same amount of nutrients from just one cup of Matcha!Every cup of Matcha is naturally loaded with 137 times more antioxidants than a cup of…