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Stressed? DON’T eat!

Published on November 20, 2012 By Mark

ShareOK, we all talk about being stressed at some point. “Stress” in various forms, releases cortisol, a steroid hormone in the body produced as part of our “Fight or Flight” response. It raises our heart rate, often body temperature and causes us to be alert, on edge and if you like, “a little wired”…….yep exactly […]

Workout short, NOT long!

Published on March 23, 2012 By Mark

ShareThere’s a misconception with exercise that more is better. This couldn’t be further from the truth!   To make our bodies change, we need to stress them. Putting on weight you stress it with excess calories. To lose weight and change shape, we stress it with exercise. It’s unavoidable, but it should also be smart. […]