Understanding BCAA’s

It’s been quite sometime since I’ve written a fitness based post and since this blog was primarily started as a fitness blog, I wanted to write something on the subject. Specifically BCAA’s.     What are BCAA’s?   So to begin, BCAA – Branched Chain Amino Acids, are a group of essential amino acids that…

I want to be like you. No you really don’t.

It’s been a while since I’ve written a post. Mostly because I’ve been either active on instagram or busy with my real life (non-social media) stuff.   But today I finally had some free time to write about something I’ve been wanting to get off my chest for a while. It’s about a question I…

Cheat Day

Let’s talk about ‘cheat days’. This term is often used by many. It’s used so frequently that the term itself feels like cheating… Yourself that is.   The thing about cheat day is many take it as a weekly or at best a monthly thing. It’s not.   This image, is a good ol’ pepperoni…

Healthy Garlic Chicken Breast

Today’s recipe is a simple and quick recipe. It literally took me like 10-15 minutes to make it.   I decided to make this today because I finally got the time to get a good work out in and I needed something protein rich for my lunch.   So to begin, you’ll need: – Chicken…

10 Foods super-rich in magnesium

When we think about eating healthy, what comes to mind? Low fat? Low sugar? High protein? While, all of these are well and good, we often forget one other very useful nutrient. A mineral called ‘Magnesium’.   What is Magnesium?   It’s simple, Magnesium is a mineral that helps keep our body functioning and helps…

Misconception about Protein Intake

So, this is another facebook post turned blog post.   Let me just begin by writing that there are more than one misconceptions about protein intakes, but this one is far more widespread from what I can see, so I focused on it. BTW, one of the other misconceptions about protein intake is that vegans…

6 Tips to follow a diet plan

It can be difficult for someone to follow a strict diet plan. Especially for someone who is just starting out. But, it doesn’t have to be. We need to understand that most of the success of following a diet plan lies in understanding our mindset and adjusting our perception of what ‘diet’ actually means.  …

A little rant about Dieting

This is basically a copy-paste of my fb rant, so, I apologize for the tone, but I was too lazy to write the rant again and the “fire” in me settled down by the time I started writing this. Hopefully, it’ll still ring true. That’s it! Thanks for reading (In advance).   You know, I’ve…

Healthy Banana Smoothie

Today’s’ post is about a simple, yet deliciously healthy recipe. This one, I use frequently because it’s so easy to make.   Nutritional information; Calories – 160-180 (240-250 with protein powder). Magnesium – 32-35mg. (approx.) Potassium – 400-500mg (For a medium sized banana). Protein – 26g (if you include protein powder). Carbohydrates – (20g approx….

6 Options for your post-workout snack/s

It is very important to eat after a good workout. To replenish energy, to replenish our body’s nutrient sources and to satiate our appetite. I’ve noticed that many don’t focus on this part or just stick to the usual protein shake routine. Which gets old for many. But it doesn’t have to.There are other options…

7 Foods that help reduce stress levels

We all have stress in our lives. There are many ways to reduce or eliminate stress altogether. Now, eliminating the source of stress is the best way obviously, but sadly, that’s not always possible. So, we need to find other ways to reduce stress levels in our brain and the rest of the body. Apart…

5 Best Fat Burning Foods.

When we think about burning fat, we picture us in a gym, working our ass off sweating like hell on a treadmill.   Now, a good workout will surely help our body to burn fat (after it has gone through the carbs and sugar reserves), but the fact remains that the workout would only last…