Monthly Archives: March 2014

Becoming a Minimalist

In the past few months I have gradually reduced my possessions to 50 items. Travel was the main reason behind this but during the process I figured out a lot of attachments I had developed with my possessions. What is minimalist living? It is very simply, living with the essentials and getting rid of everything…

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5 tips to improve your willpower

When it comes to fat loss, building muscle, or trying to make any lifestyle change it is important to be aware of willpower. Just like when your quads get fatigued during squats, throughout the day your willpower tires as well. Doing things you don’t enjoy are exhausting. Lets take a woman who is starting to…

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Hangover hacks

Here are some quick hacks to reduce your hangover from Paddy’s night. Glutathione an antioxidant located in the liver is the main substance used for alcohol breakdown. Implement the following activities to boost glutathione production. Consume sulphur rich foods – onions, garlic and leafy greens. Supplement with fish oil and a multi vitamin. Here are…

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6 inflammatory foods that may be hindering your fat loss.

“The key to weight loss is avoiding and overcoming food intolerances.” JJ Virgin   Food intolerance symptoms can include any of the following. Bloating, gas, moodiness, brain fog, indigestion, weight gain and fatigue. Food intolerances are also the cause of inflammation in the body that leads to many nasty side effects. Now inflammation is essentially…

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Sleep: the forgotten performance enhancer.

I’m sure we’ve all heard new products stating that they are the next big thing for weight loss, performance, productivity and recovery. Unfortunately the vast majorities are marketing sales pitches and empty promises. What if I told you there was a “product” out there that, reduces stress, increases creativity, improves stamina, enhances libido, fights off…

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Are you hurting yourself in the gym?

  If you have to go court you get a solicitor, if you hurt your back you go to a physio, if have a problem with your sink you get a plumber. But, when it comes to exercise you look after it.  Why is this the case? Why do people think that with absolutely no…

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Meditation for beginners

“Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom” – Buddha I had always heard positive things about meditation but never had the patience to sit and “do nothing”. It felt like a waste of time. After…

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Diet hacks

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” – Hippocrates. Often overlooked and ignored, diet is the most powerful tool you can use to change your body. Whether you want to lose fat, gain muscle or improve cognitive performance. Diet comes from a Latin word “diaeta” meaning way of life. This is exactly…

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