Globe Health Club Blog

A dietitian’s advice on flexible dieting

While flexible dieting has become a buzz word du jour, but what does flexible dieting mean when it comes to macros and calories? We asked accredited practising dietitian and founder of Bites for Health for her expert insight. Macros v calories Counting macronutrients rather than calories can ensure a more balanced overall diet; however,...

ALWAYS TIRED? WHAT SUPPLEMENTS CAN HELP

Being tired all the time is no fun at all. Now, while some people may have health issues, such as thyroid issues, or insomnia, for others, it’s simply a matter of not having enough sleep due to work and social commitments. This lack of good quality sleep can be a drain on both our bodies and our brains. If you’ve ruled out health issu...

All the Things You Need to Start and Stop Doing in 2018

  The fatal flaw with New Year’s resolutions — and most goal-setting, for that matter — is that we typically bite off more than we can chew. We’re not setting realistic goals. As such, we end up disappointed and, often, with a forgotten resolution by the time February rolls around. Ahead are 14 realistic goals that a...

5 OFF-THE-RADAR MUSCLE BUILDING FOODS

If you want to get serious of building muscle, it’s time to stop relying solely on pumping iron and start incorporating your diet into your training regime. In addition to keeping a supply of mass gainer supplements and protein supplements on hand, developing and maintaining a solid eating routine is the quickest, safest way to add ...

HOW NUTRITIONAL NEEDS DIFFER BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN

Ever sat there and wondered whether it’d be such a big deal if you had your partner’s multivitamin, just today, just because you’d run out? While in most cases it’d be perfectly safe to supplement with an opposite sex tablet for a day or two, it’s not really recommended – because men and women have varying nutritional needs. H...

Craig Capurso: What’s In Your Fridge?

From Wall Street oil trader to IFBB Pro physique competitor, Craig Capurso knows the meaning of hard work. Check out what fuels his success with a peek inside the fridge of this Bodybuilding.com athlete. Craig Capurso is all about a well-rounded diet—and that includes a healthy work-life balance. The Cellucor athlete, entrepreneur, an...

8 Muscle-Building Fast-Food Options!

When you’re stuck with fast-food fare, don’t use “bulking” as an excuse to eat like crap. We searched your favorite spots and found muscle-building options to support your macro and micro goals! You might think any junk-food drive-thru will align with your bulking phase, but choosing low-quality fuel won’t al...

The Keto Diet: A Low-Carb Approach To Fat Loss

Along with the Atkins diet and the South Beach diet, individuals who are interested in low carbohydrate approaches to dieting will likely want to look into the Keto Diet. Popular among many who are trying to maintain blood sugar levels and lose body fat, the main premise of this diet is, ‘eat fat to lose fat’. So How Does It ...

HOW NUTRITIONAL NEEDS DIFFER BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN

Ever sat there and wondered whether it’d be such a big deal if you had your partner’s multivitamin, just today, just because you’d run out? While in most cases it’d be perfectly safe to supplement with an opposite sex tablet for a day or two, it’s not really recommended – because men and women have varying nutritional needs. H...

FOUR EASY MEDITATION EXERCISES TO HELP YOU SLEEP

  It can happen to anyone. You work late. You hit the gym late. You get home late. Whether it’s the change of routine or the fact that you’re still pumped from your workout, getting to sleep at your normal time just isn’t going to happen. So, how can you enjoy a more restful night’s sleep and ready yourself for another big wo...