The Sweet Truth of Fruit.

By | February 24th, 2014|Categories: news|

Fruit contains a natural sugar called fructose. Unlike sucrose, or table sugar, fructose does not cause abrupt fluctuations in your blood sugar levels because your body digests it more slowly than sucrose. Fruits that taste sweeter, such as cherries or peaches, generally have more natural sugar in them, while more tart fruits, including lemons [...]

6 Top reasons why you need to get your running shoes on

By | February 6th, 2014|Categories: news|

IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH Believe it or not, running is actually a great way to increase your overall level of health.  Research shows that running can raise your levels of good cholesterol while also helping you increase lung function and use.  In addition, running can also boost your immune system and lower your risk of developing blood clots. PREVENT [...]

5 Easy to do exercises at home

By | January 21st, 2014|Categories: news|

Missing your weekly bootcamp session or simply cannot get out of the house? Try these five easy exercises which you can do around the home until your next bootcamp fix: Use the Stairs The stairs are a great way to get your heart rate up when the weather is miserable outside (ok not so [...]

Healthy Hangover Cures

By | December 22nd, 2013|Categories: news|

Hangovers - Its that time of the year again! So, what causes a hangover? The principle cause is ethanol - the alcohol in your drinks. It is a toxic chemical that works the body as diuretic (which means it makes you go to the loo more and results in dehydrated). This is one of [...]

How not to gain weight over Christmas

By | December 21st, 2013|Categories: news|

Eat, drink and be merry- keep trim with these tips from Chistina Howell, nutritional expert Eat Before you hit the party. Skipping meals will often result in bingeing. If you have a party in the evening, make sure you eat two small meals and two balanced snacks beforehand, to maintain your blood sugar levels. [...]