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5 Supplements for the Urban Athlete

Keeping healthy as you exercise is paramount for the success of any training athlete. We don’t always have time to eat a balanced diet, what with work-life/social-life being so hectic, and that’s where supplements come in. Supplements are not for everybody however, and you should consult your doctor before starting on anything new. So far, […]

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Chromium & Exercise

One of the supplements that has garnered a lot of interest in the fitness and body building world, would be Chromium. Because chromium supplements are purported to increase lean body mass (LBM) and decrease body fat during resistance training, it sounds like the prefect addition to one’s fitness regime. But does Chromium really do everything […]

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What’s the buzz regarding Krill Oil ?

So lately, I’ve been hearing a lot of buzz regarding Krill Oil. It is an alternative for Omega-3 with some touted benefits over Fish Oils, such as, better bioavailability, rich in Astaxanthins, doesn’t have the fishy aftertaste when you belch and has high sustainability (as it is at the bottom of the food chain). So […]

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Beware of Herbs as Supplements

If you’re considering using any herb, as part of your supplements, remember this important rule of thumb. Any herb that is strong enough to help you can be strong enough to hurt you. Like any medicine, herbs can have side effects, and herbs can be contraindicated. Ginkgo biloba may be good for memory and the […]

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Candida – The Hidden Epidemic

Candida – The Hidden Epidemic  Today’s guestwriter is my buddy Jackie Hutchings avid scubadiver and Co-founder of Zlimm123. I met her on a press-trip, to dive the Great Barrier Reef and we hit it off at once.. here is her post on Candida, and how ladies can avoid it. Candida is a yeast infection. Most of you […]

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The 5 Best Supplements For Women

Take a walk down the pharmacy isle and your head should start buzzing. With so many supplements to choose from, where should one start? Not only that, once you start down that path, does it mean that there’s no turning back? Well, the good news is that supplements, aren’t meant to be a food substitute.   […]

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L-Carnitine and Weight Loss

If you are trying to lose weight, or get those cuts on your muscles that will make you the envy of your mates, check out L-Carnitine. Supplements and weight loss have always been controversial issues true. And I would say that nothing can take the place of regular exercise and proper eating. Supplements are a […]

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