Author: Tessa K

Carb Cycling for fat loss

  You may have heard the term carb cycling flung around a few times. If you’re confused, carb cycling is just this: eating more carbohydrates on some days (high carb days) to help promote muscle development, and eating less carbohydrates on other days (low carb days) to help promote fat loss or minimise fat gain. Your diet’s focus will mostly be on carbs, not fat and protein, because carbs seem to have the most influential effect on body composition. What happens? High carb days trigger an insulin response that transport nutrients in your muscle cells in order to grow....

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Pushing past weight loss plateaus

If you’ve been on a fat loss journey for a few months, you may have been the victim of a plateau, or stalled progress. Most dieters experience a plateau at some point, and it can be very frustrating. If you haven’t, consider yourself very lucky. Plateaus normally occur nearer to your goal weight, and can last for several weeks. It is a discouraging experience for those who follow a diet and exercise routine religiously. But, do not despair. You can overcome a plateau by making a few changes. Let’s delve into some solutions and important facts to help you...

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Relieve anxiety, stress and depression with exercise

It’s a well-known fact that exercise helps prevent and improve a number of health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes and arthritis. Did you know that regular physical activity also has benefits for your mental health? Exercise can help people with depression, and prevent them becoming depressed at all. The link between anxiety, depression and exercise aren’t altogether clear, but training and other forms of physical activity can definitely ease symptoms of anxiety, depression and stress. Exercise may also help keep anxiety and depression from coming back once you’re feeling better. How does exercise help depression and anxiety? Exercise...

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Reverse the ageing process with Growth Factor Technology by AQ Skin Solutions

What is Growth Factor? “A growth factor is a naturally occurring substance capable of stimulating cellular growth, proliferation, healing, and cellular differentiation. Usually it is a protein or a steroid hormone. … Growth factors typically act as signalling molecules between cells.” – Wikipedia Why is it so important? AQ Skin Solutions Growth Factor Technology was initially discovered through wound healing and cell regeneration therapy in 3rd degree burn victims. Consistent medical research has proven that when formulated correctly, patented GF-technology holds the potential to reverse the cell aging process, fade scars, and boost the body’s natural repair process regarding skin, hair follicles and...

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LED Light Therapy – How can it benefit you?

LED Light Therapy is all the rage these days, and probably the most noteworthy step forward that the beauty industry has ever seen. It promises to fix sun damage, fight acne and the signs of ageing. LED technology is a scientific process that uses wavelengths in the visible light spectrum to send calibrated packets of light into the dermal layer of the skin, setting off a frenzy of cellular activity to produce softer, more youthful looking skin. How does it work? LED activates skin cells with pulses of low level, non-thermal light energy. The cell converts light energy into...

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