Eggcellent Food

As most of you recall, I love eggs in all their glorious culinary incarnations, from the humble fried egg, to the versatile Frittata. Besides the versatility of this humble food source, eggs have amazing health benefits, which include their ability to balance nutrient intake in the body, lower “bad” cholesterol levels, increase cognitive function, protect the heart, … Continue reading Eggcellent Food

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10 Simple Weight Loss Tips

We are often bombarded by guru’s and advertisers trying to sell you the latest and greatest way to lose weight. We are often overwhelmed and lose heart, but the best way forward is to stick to the basics. Over the next few weeks I will be publishing tried and tested, backed by research, tips and … Continue reading 10 Simple Weight Loss Tips

10 Foods For Weight Loss

Once you have made the choice in how you will achieve your weight loss, make sure your diet includes food like salmon, eggs, potatoes, beans, nuts, avocados, lean meats, yogurt, kale and broccoli. These foods can easily be incorporated into your daily diet without much effort. 1. Avocados: These strange fruits are high in beneficial … Continue reading 10 Foods For Weight Loss

Dylan Duthie

Background & Personal Information: Name Dylan Duthie Date or Birth 1 February 1991 Home Town Port Elizabeth High School Westering High School Gym At Edge Fitness Contest Weight 88kg Years Training 7 years Favourite Body Part Shoulders Favourite Exercise Shoulder Press Training History: How did you get started?  As a kid I was very small … Continue reading Dylan Duthie

Cuppa Joe

If you love your coffee as much as I do, then you would be happy to know that coffee in moderation does have health benefits. The most impressive health benefits of coffee include its ability to improve cognitive health, aid in weight loss efforts, boost energy levels, reduce the chances of developing diabetes, maximize fitness efforts, and increase … Continue reading Cuppa Joe

The Myth Of The Flat Tummy

Deception How your stomach appears when you look down, in the mirror, or from the side is based on many more factors than your body fat or body type. Your tummy’s appearance can be affected by things like: anterior pelvic tilt, certain foods, fluid retention, and the way your body responds to exercise. That being … Continue reading The Myth Of The Flat Tummy

13 Easy Ways to Lose Water Weight (Fast and Safely)

The human body contains around 60% water, which plays a key role in all aspects of life (1). However, excess water retention (edema) is a common side effect of chronic inflammation (2). Also known as fluid retention, edema can be caused by food intolerances, poor diet, toxin exposure and diseases like kidney failure. Women may … Continue reading 13 Easy Ways to Lose Water Weight (Fast and Safely)

The Scale Of Things

How much do you weigh, and why? For too many people, scale weight means so much more. Our emotions get involved. Certain numbers make us happy, others make us feel awful. The scale is so misunderstood that the device itself becomes another source for our emotional and psychological struggles with our transformation goals. The numbers the … Continue reading The Scale Of Things

6 Foods That Cause Inflammation

Inflammation can be good or bad, depending on the situation. On one hand, it's your body's natural way of protecting itself when you are injured or sick. It can help your body defend itself from foreign invaders, and can stimulate healing. On the other hand, chronic, sustained inflammation in the body can be harmful. It … Continue reading 6 Foods That Cause Inflammation

Other Factors That Influence Scale Weight

Understanding that the weight you get from a scale is influenced by various factors can help you better comprehend why the scale can be your biggest foe in the “Battle Of The Bulge”.   Scale weight changes constantly throughout the day. Any figure that the scale reports to you is merely a snapshot, a moment in … Continue reading Other Factors That Influence Scale Weight