Nutrition

Nutritional Label Guide

This informative, concise and visual infographic provides lots of detail on nutritional guides and what we should be looking for when reading them. This includes servings, calories, fats and nutrients.

Essential Oils Usage Guide

This informative, concise and visual infographic gives us numerous tips, benefits and advice on using essential oils to improve our health and wellness. This great infographic discusses 3 ways to use essential oils and the benefits of using essential oils.

Lean Greens

I was recently approached by Stewart Dunlop from Lean Greens, which is a supplements business selling green powders to health concious people using pure, raw ingredients with the best taste and giving us a natural energy boost. Stewart enquired wheather i'd be interested in trying Lean Greens. 

As a Personal Trainer and fitness professional I am often approached by companies with the view to sampling and trying their products. The key areas that I look for are:

1) Service

2) Ease of use

Hair - 10 Reasons Why It May Be Falling Out

I was delighted to receive this great article from Mandy Kester of iMonty.com which discusses why we may be experiencing and suffering from hair loss. Hair loss is actually very common and is definitely more common in men, but women suffer from it as well. This great article provides us with 10 potential reasons why we may be experiencing hair loss and what we can do about it. It might be more treatable than you think. The artivle suugest that we need to know the cause before you can find a solution.

'Best' Pre-Workout Supplements

I  was pleased when Lexi Watkins from Reviews.com contacted me to see whether I would be interested in sharing the extensive and detailed research they had done on Workout supplements, with the aim of finding which is the 'best' one. Review.com recognised that no pill or powder is "going to beat a healthy diet and good night's sleep".

Exercise For Life

Informative and detailed infographic from PennState PRO Wellness that gives lots of facts and figures on the many benefits of exercise and living an active lifestyle and also ideas on how we can be more active and exercise more.

The infographic suggests that adults should do 30 minutes of exercise and being active per day 5 days per week and children 60 minutes of exercise per day 7 days a week.

The infographic also states 4 key benefits of exercise and living a more active lifestyle:

What is Starvation Mode?

2 Informative, beneficial and concise infographics from Dr Axe which discuss and analyse 'starvation mode' and the impact that chronic dieting and excessive exercise can have on our bodies and what we can do to avoid starvation mode.

Carbohydrates

Great informative, beneficial and concise infographic from MyFitnessPal which looks at Carbohydrates. The infographic shows:

1) The Soucres of Food - from fruit and vegetables to breads and pasta to milk and cheese.

2) How our Body uses Carbohydrates - it is turned into glucose to provide us with energy and how glucose is used for energy during exercise and for energy for the brain and how and where glucose is stored.

6 Bad Habits That Prevent You from Seeing Results

Positive Health Wellness have produced a definitive guide via an infographic with images of 6 habits that prevent us from seeing results with our weight loss and health and fitness goals . This infographic was written by Karen Reed. The exercises are: 

- Eating too little

- Not eating enough protein

Top 10 Foods For A Speedy Metabolism

Informative and useful infographic from Picklee which gives us 10 foods and drinks and almond with nutritional tips and facts to help speed up our metabolism and with weight loss.

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