So you’ve made the move to counting your macros or you are thinking about it, which is a great start to a healthier, leaner, stronger, you! You’ve heard the words: carbs, protein, fat – all sound familiar, in fact, at 80/20, we give you the macros break of each meal….but what exactly are they are why are they important? Let’s chew the fat.
Christmas is over and the new year is here, and you’ve decided that after this past period of overindulging, you’re going to get back on track. The majority of us are walking into January with fitness goals, gym memberships and healthy recipe books. But the motivation may soon fade, so how can you ensure you […]
What is intermittent fasting? First of all, intermittent fasting (IF) is NOT a diet, it’s a term given to an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. It’s a way of scheduling your meals so that you get the most out of them. Intermittent fasting does not say anything about which foods […]
You keep it in the bottle next to your desk and take it with you to the gym. It’s cool and refreshing, but common and old-school. You probably don’t think much about water and although it’s not a flavourful sports drink or trendy beverage like coconut water, H2O still packs a little punch of magic. […]
Christmas stuffing! How much can you eat before that stomach-straining, nausea-inducing feeling strikes? We’ve all experienced that feeling which invariably presents itself sometime after Christmas Dinner or on Boxing Day when you meet with the in-laws for leftovers. Suddenly you’re feeling as stuffed as the Turkey itself!
Can you eat your way to a better state of mind? Make certain changes to your diet to help with SAD! What is SAD? Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. It is sometimes known as ‘winter depression’ because the symptoms are more apparent and […]
The most common form of dieting has long been calorie counting. However, the practice of counting macros, primarily used by bodybuilders and competition circles, has come more to the forefront. If you’re just starting out on your health, nutrition and fitness journey, deciding whether you should count calories, macros or anything at all can be […]
High-protein, low carb diets for weight loss are the hottest topic today and every food marketer appears to want a piece of the protein pie. Body builders are snatching, grabbing and gulping down protein shakes. Dieters are chomping down on protein bars and gobbling up meal replacement shakes in hopes of quick weight loss. We […]
World Diabetes Day falls on 14th November every year, a significant date in the Diabetes calendar, marking the birthday of the man who co-discovered insulin, Frederick Banting. How is World Diabetes Day celebrated? World Diabetes Day is a truly global event that is celebrated throughout the world in over 160 different countries. It’s a day […]