Running on an Empty Stomach – Yes or No?

Running on an Empty Stomach – Yes or No?

There are lots of different opinions on this topic. For some, it is a regular part of their training, while for others, working out on any empty stomach is out of the question. In today’s blog post, we are going to look at the three biggest myths and show you the...
Fruit Juice and Medication

Fruit Juice and Medication

Drinking fruit juice dramatically reduces the effectiveness of drugs used to treat cancer, heart conditions and high blood pressure. Research has shown that orange, apple, and grapefruit juice can also wipe out the benefits of some antibiotics and hayfever pills. It...
Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Effects of Sleep Deprivation

1. Sleep Deprivation Symptoms Sleep deprivation, whether it occurs over the short or long term, can lead to some characteristic symptoms. These resulting symptoms may range from the relatively expected and commonplace, such as sleepiness, to somewhat more serious...
Stress – 4 Step Panic Plan

Stress – 4 Step Panic Plan

“Stress” has been dubbed the “Health Epidemic of the 21st Century” by the World Health Organisation. The effect of stress on our emotional and physical health can be devastating. In a recent study, over 50% of individuals felt that stress negatively impacted work...
Why Restricting Calories Does Not Work

Why Restricting Calories Does Not Work

It creeps on. Before we know it, we are heavier than we ever thought we would be. We see a photo of ourselves and wonder who that big person is who looks just like us staring back at us. Or maybe we notice a scale at a friend’s house and cannot resist the temptation...
Sexual Side Effects of Antidepressants

Sexual Side Effects of Antidepressants

Sexual side effects are among the most common complaints about antidepressants. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, clinical depression affects 1 in 5 adults in the United States. Just as depression occurs in both genders, sexual side...