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sugar

Sweet Enough?

Posted on: February 25, 2015

In the western world we appear to have an insatiable hunger for sugar. Given the health risks associated with sugar it is inevitable that alternatives will be sought. Today the sheer range of sweeteners available and the truth and lies surrounding them means making the right choice is fraught with difficulties. Let’s firstly look at…

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The Stevia Trials

Posted on: February 25, 2015

The first job was to source some Stevia. First I tried Seasons in Forest Row, but they only stock Xylotil. Next I found something called Purevia in Infinity Foods in Brighton. A quick look at the ingredients showed this was 75% erythinol and not for me. A Googling session later revealed this product is Pepsico’s…

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Vitamins and minerals

Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation and Training

Posted on: January 28, 2015

Vitamin and mineral supplementation for sports is an often overlooked subject. Much of the emphasis is on protein, energy and recovery products. However, if the body is not given adequate vitamins and minerals, health, body condition and ultimately performance will decline over time. The individual will also be at risk from illness and chronic conditions….

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Pumping iron – Get with the program

Posted on: January 28, 2015

Here is a simple fact for you – If your training program doesn’t have, at its core, a well-rounded weight training routine, regardless of your sport, regardless of your fitness or physique goals and regardless of any physical limitations you may have (or in many cases think you have!) you will not reach your full…

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