Many promote intermittent fasting (IF) as a magic bullet to weight/fat loss; that you can eat as much as you like in the feeding window and still drop weight/fat. Others tout it as having superior weight/fat loss benefits to other diets - even when calories are matched. But does it? IF isn’t all that new – it’s been around for a lot longer than most people realise – which, thankfully, means it has a lot of research performed on it. We delve into what the science has to say and how IF can be used to help you lose weight.
There is little creatine can’t do for those trying to improve muscle size, strength, power and high-intensity performance. Creatine is one of the most studied supplements in the world and is one of the few that actually works, for most. Most would already know how powerful creatine can be for performance and muscle gains but what many don’t know is that it also has a myriad of health and well-being benefits. Creatine has been shown to help with things such as cognitive function and disease, pregnancy, fatigue, cardiovascular health, mood enhancement and mental health!
Everyone is always searching for the magic pill to help lose more body fat and make the whole process easier, however, most don’t realise one of the best things we can do to assist fat loss efforts is something we’re already doing – sleeping! We, humans, have a terrible tendency to sabotage the duration of sleep we get and we pay a price for it.
With over 10 years experience in the fitness industry and a burning passion for all things health and fitness, Amanda has a BSc in Exercise Science, a BSc in Health Sciences, and a MSc in Biomechanical Analysis. She is also an international IFBB Bikini competitor and a mother to Mya.
From commercial pilot to fitness coach, Daniel changed careers to pursue his passion for health & fitness. He holds a BSc and is a Certified Strength & Conditioner, Certified Fitness Trainer, certified nutritionist, an international men's physique competitor, and a father with a love for helping others become more educated to reach their goals.
David has a MSc in Exercise Physiology and is a Certified Strength & Conditioner and Sports Nutritionist. He has a passion for helping people peak physical performance. He has worked with a diverse range of clients from Olympic athletes who have won National, European and World titles to those just looking to look, feel and perform at their best.
Michelle creates out of this world recipes of everyday foods we love that are more diet-friendly. She is the woman behind the mouth-watering Instagram page, @peachypalate.