How to Fuel Your Fitness

work out fuel Energy boosts throughout the day are invigorating, and it’s extra-important to be energized and awake before a workout so you can get the most out of it. However, finding a pre-workout snack can involve a lot of trial, error, and wasted time at the gym. The right snack will give you an energy boost, and pump you up rather than drag you down. It should be enough to temporarily satiate hunger, but not so much that you are stuffed to the brim when you try to work out. Timing can also be tricky. You want a quick snack you can fit in before your workout, but it can be hard to know just how long before hitting the gym you should fuel up. Here, we’ll clear up the confusion and recommend the best time to eat, the ideal foods and beverages for fuel, and how much to consume pre-workout to get you the best results possible. Continue Reading…

Hangover Cures: Myth vs. Fact


The first thing that’s important to remember is this: alcohol is, fundamentally, a poison. There’s no magical fix-all solution to a hangover, regardless of what your friend who swears by tomato juice and Panadol may think. That said, however, certain foods and drinks are better for refueling and rehydrating the body than others. Take a look at our investigation into the best – and worst – ways to banish thumping headaches and sandpaper throats, as well as a little bit of the science behind it. Continue Reading…

How Does the Lone Ranger Stay Safe in the Sun?

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Having seen the trailer for “The Lone Ranger,” with all the shots of scorched skin in the blazing sun, I must say that I am a little concerned about the masked outlaw’s health.

As we all know, too much exposure to the sun can lead to a variety of ailments such as sunburn, heat stroke, cataracts, dehydration and skin cancer.

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How to Stay Healthy With a Busy Lifestyle

Ever find yourself out for dinner on a Thursday night after a long day at work, yet again bemoaning the fact that this is the fourth time in a week you’ve neglected the kitchen at home? Feeling guilty about all those vegetables you promised you would eat? And that new gym class starting up that you swore last night you’d attend?


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