Hey there Guys. Today I was interested to see that the Australian National Medical Research Counsel has suggested that exercise needs to increase to 60-90 minutes to prevent the current "obesity epidemic". As noted at News.com.au: At least 60-90 minutes of activity a day are required to prevent weight gain in previously obese people, according to new official dietary … [Read more...] about New Exercise Guidelines In Australia
Hey there Guys. I'm currently reading a very interesting book "Why We Get Fat" by Gary Taubes. I have to say that this book has really been fascinating in explaining how fat is a very active metabolic agent and not just a fat lump that does nothing. Through his research he explores the roles of hormonal balance and imbalance that leads to discoveries that are quite … [Read more...] about Interesting Book: Why We Get Fat
Hey there Guys, as a follow on to my previous post about healthy eating I thought it was important to also share this news article about the dubious health claims of smoothies and blended fruit drinks. Many people have been influenced by advertising positioning smoothies and other blended fruit drinks as a healthy alternative to soft drinks and sodas. While smoothies … [Read more...] about Why ‘healthy’ smoothies aren’t as good as they make out
Hey there Guys. Across the world every January there is huge spikes in people joining gyms. This is mainly promoted by new year resolutions to "get fit" or to "lose weight". While getting fit is an awesome idea, joining a gym may not the best plan for losing weight. By far the biggest cause of weight gain in the western world is over eating, not under exercising. As … [Read more...] about Are You Wasting Money On Gym Membership?
Hey there Guys, I came across this amazing picture from today's copy of the Melbourne's Daily Telegraph newspaper. Pictured is part of the many foods to go to helping Olympic Lifter Damon Kelly grow muscle for his power lifting competitions. At first glance there is a huge amount of food, but look again and you may notice something interesting that I thought was a good … [Read more...] about Healthy Eating Tips From An Olympic Power Lifter