ketogenic diet health benefits

The Ketogenic Diet

What you should know about the ketogenic diet –  its application, benefits and side effects

What is ketogenic diet?

The ketogenic diet is essentially a high fat diet, moderate in protein and very low in carbohydrates.

 

ketogenic diet

The aim is to switch the body’s metabolism over to using fat as the primary source of energy instead of carbohydrates. Continue reading

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preventing head injuries in sport

Preventing Concussion & Head Injuries in Sport

Concussion and head injury has become an epidemic in several sports, with high-profile incidents in the English Premier League and NFL throwing the topic starkly into the public eye. If remarkably well-conditioned and supremely fit professional athletes suffer badly from concussion, just think of what effect it has on children who are playing contact sports purely for recreation. Continue reading

benefits of foam rolling

The Benefits of Foam Rolling

Foam rolling exercises are popular for people of all fitness levels and ambitions, whether it’s the casual gym user seeking a gentle massage or a seasoned workout enthusiast looking for an intense routine. Its beauty is in its simplicity – all you need to do is lay the foam roller on the ground and exercise the targeted area. Continue reading

Three Stretches to Help Reduce Knee Pain

Each part of our body is delicate in its own way and we need to perform regular exercises to keep everything in good shape. The majority of people experience joint pains at  some point in their life, with knee joint pain being the most common among the population. Our knee joints are more prone to injury than any other joints in our body. If you’re experiencing a knee joint pain then you’re not alone – about 50 million Americans feel exactly the same. But, don’t worry! Just like a rusty door hinge, with maintenance and care, your knees can also be free from any kind of problem. Continue reading

post workout supplements

Your Definitive Guide to Post-Workout & Muscle Recovery

Post-workout nutrition is essential for helping athletes to replenish their energy levels, repair any tissue damage caused to your muscles during your workout and grow muscle size. After a training session, our bodies’ micro level tissues become impaired. Additionally, our bodies use up a lot of their energy. In the long term, this will make us leaner & stronger however repair is needed in right after a workout. Which is why, if you are serious about your training goals, supplements can help you! Continue reading