4 great foods to go with your lean muscle building training routine

We’ve been talking about lean muscle a lot lately because it’s really our aim to help you reach your fitness goals. So if building lean muscle is one of your goals, you’ve landed on the right page today.

You see, the more lean mass (aka muscle) you have, the more of a kilojoule-burning powerhouse you become. You could be burning kilojoules just sitting on the couch watching a movie, or even in your car, sitting in traffic.

Building lean muscle is certainly not only about pumping iron in the gym. It is a fact that certain foods can help you train harder, burn fat faster, and help you sculpt muscle more easily. Let’s have a look at some of them.

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Top 3 foods breaking your immune system

So you’re really focussing on getting the right stuff in your body. That’s great. But have you ever considered what types of foods you need to keep out of your body? Which foods are actually breaking down your immune system?

Keep in mind that your immune system isn’t a single organ, but comprises millions of cells and organisms that help to protect your body.

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Meal Prep 101

Eating healthily at work is more often than not a challenge. Especially when it’s so easy to pop down to the cafeteria or restaurant down the road for a quick takeaway meal.

Healthy eating has many benefits though, such as helping with concentration and boosting efficiency at work, preventing illness and heart problems, among many others.

So where do you begin?

Meal-prep. As simple as that.

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Holistic Health at the Office

One of the most challenging things about an office environment is how drastically it can alter our health. Now, we’re not only talking about that evil vending machine or that double chocolate cafeteria croissant; it goes well beyond that.

Holistic health in the work environment involves the physical (movement and diet) as well as the emotional challenges of employees.

The saying “if you want to change the world, start with yourself” rings true – even if you don’t necessarily believe it yet. Do you believe that you might just be able to change your company culture to create a more healthy, uplifting environment? Things might not change overnight but if you are persistent and driven enough, you’ll slowly but surely start seeing some changes in yourself and those around you.

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How can your diet help combat stress

We live in a highly driven society. We are connected 24/7, with constant deadlines chasing us on a professional level, alongside social pressures from family and friends.

It is difficult to avoid the stress and anxiety that comes from our personal and professional lives. We can, however, adjust our lifestyles to manage the effect that stress has on our bodies.

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Is your diet dangerous?

A poorly constructed diet can do more harm than good.

Trying Times

Between the festive season indulgences and the looming sweets and treats of Valentine’s, many are trying to shed a few extra kilos. This might mean taking a fresh swing at low-carb high-fat, trying a controlled fast, or going raw.

These popular diets might hold great promise and even show impressive results, however, the danger arises when we tackle these kinds of eating plans after quickly scanning the web for basic guidelines and then applying it without consulting a professional. Dramatic changes in a diet or exercise regime can take its toll on the body and it is therefore essential to consult with a health professional first.

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Clean beginnings: All about detoxing

Think of any celebrity and they’ve recently been on some sort of ‘detox’. But what is the difference between a detox and a fad diet? And is there really a thing such as ‘detoxing’?

Let’s try to demystify a couple of those thoughts, shall we?

Fad diet versus detox?

The dictionary defines a fad diet as “a reducing diet that enjoys temporary popularity, a diet designed to help you lose weight”. Detox is defined as “a process or period of time in which one abstains from or rids the body of toxic or unhealthy substances”.

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