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3 Supplement Myths BUSTED!

3 Supplement Myths BUSTED!

If you could live a longer, healthier life by taking a small pill each day, you'd do it wouldn't you? You’d be crazy not to! With this fact in mind, the incredible growth of dietary supplements makes sense. It's estimated one out of every five South Africans currently takes some sort of nutritional supplement each day. This extreme interest in health and nutrition is, unfortunately, fueled by false advertisement. The Internet, television, and product labels make claims not backed by science, fooling millions and reaping a sizable paycheck. And in South Africa, supplements are regulated by the Food and Drug

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10 Tips To Make Meal Prep Easier

10 Tips To Make Meal Prep Easier

Meal preppers love to quote time management expert Alan Lakein’s famous motto: “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” But, be honest. How many times have you finished work and thought, “I’m too tired to cook and there’s nothing in the fridge. I just I’ll hit the drive-thru”? By planning and prepping, you can help prevent that from happening. And, once you get the hang of it, you’ll be amazed how much time and money you might save. You might even start to see faster results because you’re not getting fries with that. Use these 10 tips to make meal

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Metabolism 101

Metabolism 101

A Blog Post About Metabolism by Brackenfell Personal Trainer & Weight Loss Expert, Kevin Anderson             You no doubt hear a lot about metabolism and know that it is somehow tied to your weight loss, but do you really understand it? Consider this blog post as a crash course in metabolism. We’ll sort out what you need to know about metabolism and how to make it work in your favor. What is metabolism? Basically, metabolism is the process by which your body breaks down fats, proteins and carbohydrates to produce the energy you need to

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6 Steps to Success – Weight Loss, Fitness, or Anything…

6 Steps to Success – Weight Loss, Fitness, or Anything…

A Step-by-Step Weight Loss Success Formula by Brackenfell Personal Trainer, Kevin Anderson       Every now and again I like to revisit one of my favorite books, one that had a dramatic impact on my personal training career and ultimately my life… Think & Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill Now, before you shy away, this book is more than just a book about making money. Oh, it’s so much more than that… It’s about living a rich and fulfilling life where you accomplish ANY goal you set for yourself… IT’S PERFECT FOR SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO LOSE WEIGHT AND

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Metabolic Syndrome: Danger Ahead

Metabolic Syndrome: Danger Ahead

A Post About Metabolic Syndrome by Cape Town Personal Trainer & Weight Loss Expert, Kevin Anderson. We’re talking about metabolic syndrome today. You’ve probably heard of this condition, but you may not completely understand what it is. The best way to think about metabolic syndrome is as an advanced warning system. We can compare it to the red lights and warning sounds of a railroad crossing. When you are driving and come upon a railroad crossing with the red lights flashing and the horns blaring, what is your reaction? That’s easy, isn’t it? You immediately recognize that something dangerous is

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Cold and Flu Season is Upon Us: How’s Your Gut Function?

Cold and Flu Season is Upon Us: How’s Your Gut Function?

A Post About Gut Function by Cape Town Personal Trainer, Kevin Anderson   Winter is almost here, and that means that cold and flu season has arrived.  Have you ever noticed that some people seldom get sick?  Or maybe you have wondered why after being exposed to the same virus, one person gets ill while the other remains well. The reason lies in the strength of the immune system.  And the strength of your immune system is largely dependent upon the condition of your digestive system. When you are exposed to bad bacteria or viruses, it is up to your

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