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Thrive in Five: 5 Ways To Boost Testosterone Naturally

Fellas, it’s no secret, testosterone levels are on the drop. In fact, testosterone in men has dropped rapidly over the last 50 years. This is due to many factors such as nutrition, alcohol consumption, smoking and other lifestyle factors, however you CAN do something about it. Now some things are a little out of our control but many things are and can be changed in order to optimise your bodies natural testosterone production.

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Train in the evening? Then read this for EPIC results

‘When’s the best time to train in order to lose body fat?’ is a question I get often. It usually stems from the myth that training first thing in the morning on an empty stomach is more fat burning. Truth is, there is little evidence to support this claim and this can often be counter-productive. Instead, I have always said the most effective time of day to train for fat loss is the time of day that would allow for the most adherence.

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8 Steps To A Better Night’s Sleep

No matter what your health or performance goal getting enough sleep is a top priority. It’s essential to support fat loss, exercise recovery, immune health, muscle mass and detoxification. In honour of World Sleep Day we thought we would share our top tips for securing a good nights sleep.

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4 Simple Ways To Get More From Your Workouts

Did you know you could get so much more from your training routine without spending any longer in the gym? I don’t mean you have to absolutely obliterate yourself and go from sprints on the treadmill to flying off the end and landing in the squat rack to then perform a non stop back to back circuit designed so you can actually see your heart beating through your chest.

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3 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Body Fat

When working with clients who’s primary goal is to lose body fat we often discover that its not through lack of trying but more so because they become confused with the vast amount of information that is available out there. This says that and that says this. Well it can all get a bit mind boggling but I want to share 3 common reasons I feel most people are not achieving the fat loss results they desire and what you can do to change that shizzle.

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Fitter Food Radio – Episode 64

This week Matt and Keris recruit Dr Tommy Wood to explore the science behind pre and post workout nutrition including some industry favourites for performance and fat loss L-Carnitine, Beta-Alanine and coffee.

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Why Eating Carbs In The Evening WON’T Make You Fat

Ever hear the advice: “Don’t eat carbs after 6pm because your body will just store them as fat!” Simple right? WRONG. I hear this banded around all the time and to be blunt, it’s getting a bit blooming boring. You don’t need to avoid carbs after 6pm to lose body fat. In fact you don’t necessarily need to avoid carbs at any time of day in order to lose body fat.

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Fitter Food Radio – Episode 63

Keris and Matt answer listener questions including High Intensity Interval Training versus steady state cardio and what to do if you find yourself gaining body fat despite eating cleaner and training more frequently.

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5 Lessons From A Lifetime in the Gym

I’m a self confessed exercise addict and I’ve touched on this subject in a previous blog on body image because that’s where my training journey started out. I felt miserable, tired and my trousers were too tight. I started jogging (if you can call it that, I only lasted 10 minutes on my first few attempts) and immediately felt happier, full of energy and my trousers finally fitted again. For me exercise was the solution to EVERYTHING. Over the years I came to rely on endorphins every single day as they transformed my outlook, personality and sense of positivity, to the point you really wouldn’t want to meet me on a rest day.

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Man Up In The Kitchen To Trim Down

Most of us are turning to fat loss goals this week. As we lead such busy lifestyles it can be a challenge fitting work, training, family responsibilities, etc into one day! However, the one thing you should NOT skimp on is your nutrition. In fact the worst thing you can do is start reaching for convenient, processed foods. To hit your 2016 fat loss and health goals you just need to get a bit smarter and more organised with your food preparation. These top ten tips will have you whipping up tasty and nutritious meals for you and the family in no time.

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