Breathing is largely controlled by the autonomic division of the nervous system (ANS). The ANS acts subconsciously to control bodily functions such as heart rate, breathing and digestion. Although changes in your breathing happen subconsciously, we are able to consciously affect respiration. It's a skill essential to life and performance in the gym, and better … Continue reading BREATHE

Open Sandwich

HI This isn't so much a recipe as an idea, we all get caught up and busy and sometimes a sandwich is the easiest go to. You can make this as a closed sandwich for takeaway. Heba bread - i buy the mix from Banting Boulevard. Any topping of your choice. Ingredients: Heba Bread mix … Continue reading Open Sandwich


The benefits of a good post-workout snack or meal, for just about all body composition and performance goals, are well established. Fortunately, the guidelines for post-training nutrition are very much the same as those for pre-training. So before you read on, refer back to the previous article on pre-training nutrition and supplementation. This article is … Continue reading POST-WORKOUT NUTRITION

Glutamine – What is it? Can you benefit from it?

Along with creatine and BCAAs, glutamine is one of the most used supplements in the fitness industry. While people seem to have some idea about the benefits of the former supplements, glutamine seems to be less understood. So let’s talk about what it is and why it may be of benefit to you. What is Glutamine? Glutamine is … Continue reading Glutamine – What is it? Can you benefit from it?