All posts by Nicole

Dealing with a gluten intolerance

First things first, an intolerance is not an allergy, I often have to explain this to my friends so I thought I’d get that out of the way instantly. An allergy is an abnormal reaction to the immune system (usually to a particular food) and the reaction can at times be mild or life threatening. […]

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How technology has made me healthier

Some say that technology can be damaging to our health, because it tempts us to waste hours upon hours looking at crazy cat videos in bed when we should be out and about. That said, I think technology has had a positive impact on my health and overall fitness levels, especially over the last few […]

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Finding the balance between weights and cardio

Many guys like the idea of getting ‘big’ as well as ‘ripped’ and whilst some fitness instructors will tell you to focus on the weights, others will outline the importance of regular cardio. One worry for many people who aim to bulk up is that if they start running or swimming, they’ll lose some of […]

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Is a gluten free diet healthy?

Many celebrities have embraced and essentially endorsed gluten free diets, but is it actually healthy? In simple terms, the answer is no, and allow us to tell you why. Many unhealthy foods include gluten (grains of wheat, barley or rye), but there are also many gluten-free foods that are very unhealthy. Take a milk chocolate […]

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