Do you need BCAA’s, Protein Powder or to Eat Eat Eat

The protein we get in our daily diet is broken down into amino acids (simple organic compounds) when we eat. Our body can produce 11 of the amino acids we generally need but there are 9 more that must come through our diet and these are known as essential amino acids.

What are Sedentary and Healthy Lifestyles?

Lifestyle is a word that every company, team and movement would love for you to buy into. If an action, belief, product, can reach enough people to the point it becomes synonymous with that group you may just have a lifestyle on your hands.

You need more Protein!

Protein is an essential Macronutrient that we all need in our diet. It doesn’t matter what diet you’re on be it Paleo, Sunnah (eating in accordance to the example of the Prophet Muhammad – peace be upon him), it doesn’t matter if you’re a Vegetarian or Vegan we all need protein in our lives.

Core Strength: A Routine for Stamina

Stand-up if you do the shopping for the family from time-to-time, you get props from me and if you’ll walk the bags home you get double – it doesn’t matter your age. The local Supermarket is a great place to pass through especially if you know a bit about food groups.

Reaching Your Goals: The Importance of Support

Without the help of those closest to you, without their understanding and cooperation, you may find yourself moving in slow motion if not going round in circles when it comes to making diet changes and increasing your levels of exercise.

Channel Negative Energy with Exercise

‘You like kicking people ha?’ Just go easy on your training partner, they came to chill or maybe get their anger out too; It could turn nasty if you don’t know when enough is enough.

Dates: Workout food with added benefits

Dates are a source of glucose from the date-palm tree found in hotter climates and in the Islamic world abundantly. There are many varieties of dates with Medjool dates being from the most widely known and tasted of the varieties. As a Revert Muslim, I’ve found myself adapting my palate to new foods with DatesContinue reading “Dates: Workout food with added benefits”

To Workout or to Stay Inactive

To stay healthy, to improve your health and to keep your body in running order it’s important to eat with a balanced nutritional regime. But aside from food its also important for you to do a good amount of exercise each day if possible.

The Essentials of a Good Diet

To live we need to eat and drink, if you’re planning to lose weight you may be tempted to cut food out and just drink. Maybe a friend told you about a diet that he knows will work if you just ‘’trust the process.’’ In reality, you’ll find it very hard not to lose weight on any of the diets out there because the deciding factor comes down to how much energy you use up. The less food you eat and the more active you do the more weight you’ll lose. Another important thing to remember is that reducing your food shouldn’t mean totally avoiding food groups (Carbs, Protein & Fats) since they all have a role to play in our bodies. So here are the essentials of a good, nutritionally balanced diet.