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Pro’s & Con’s of Avocado

Avocado is an incredible super food and contains bags of goodness underneath the skin.

It also tastes incredible when you combine it with chicken for a complete snack or meal.

But try not to have too much of it as it has a high fat content.

Eating it moderation like anything is perfectly fine and it can actually help you to lose weight. Its known to also lower the risks of heart disease and cancer and is great for your skin.

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Olympia breakdown

The stage was set for Mr. Olympia 2017 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas Nevada for another winning year for ‘The Gift’ Phil Heath.

It came close and there was defiantly some tension on the stage as Phil Heath and ‘Big Ramy’ Mamdouh Elssbiay stood waiting in anticipation for the final result of the 2017 Mr. Olympia contest.

For the whole posing routines, they were always stood very close to each other and must of sensed it was between the two of them to be crowned the king of bodybuilding.

Phil Heath as we know was looking to win his 7th Mr. Olympia title in a row and it was Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson who announced what Phil wanted hear and he was announced Mr. Olympia for the 7th time.

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Fitness Apps to get you through Autumn & Winter.

Its now autumn and winter is creeping in slowly but surely.

Comfort food in those cold winter nights start to become a bit more frequent our guard can be down when it comes to healthy eating and exercise.

Here we look at some fitness apps to help keep you motivated through the dark winter months.

My Fitness Pal

This is a fantastic app, its been around a while now and is a great way to monitor your diet, daily intake of food and the quality of the food.

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Building an online reputation as a Personal Trainer

Its vital to be able to be seen online as a business.

You may have noticed if you have found yourself in a public place recently that everybody has their head buried in a smart phone.

Some people don’t even look up from their smart phone when there walking. The internet is a huge part of our day to day life, we are using it on the way to work, at work, on the way home, then at home.

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Glutamine – The king amino acid?

Glutamine is a wonderful amino acid and the benefits of supplementing with it are plentiful.

It’s the most common amino acid which is found in your muscles and is known to boost protein synthesis and recovery.

It s the most abundant amino acid in the human body and when you supplement with Glutamine you will improve protein metabolism and minimize the breakdown of muscle tissue.

Glutamine is definitely the king of the amino acids and if you’re not already supplementing with it then you will be once you read the following 5 benefits.

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Benefits of online learning

There are many benefits to e-learning and it has become massively popular with learners over the last 10 years.

Not every body has the time and availability to attend classroom based teaching so its an ideal way to study from home, in a time frame that suits you.

One of the most important elements of e-learning is the fact that it can be in a time frame that suits you and you have the luxury of studying from absolutely anywhere.

You still get the help of a designated tutor along the way to help you should you need it and you have regular planned check ups to keep you on track if you have a scheduled timeframe in mind.

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Top 5 Mr. Olympia 2017 predictions

Its nearly that time of year again when the biggest competition in Bodybuilding takes to the stage.

This is the main event, the competition that everyone in the bodybuilding world has dreamt of winning all their lives, but of course there can only be one winner!

Only a very select few will ever get the chance of be in with a shot of winning the Olympia as it takes years of self motivation, dedication, focus self sacrifice.

It looks very unlikely that anybody is going to beat Phil Heath who has won it for the last 6 years in a row. Maybe Kai Green could of come close would he still be involved but it would be unlikely for him to beat ‘The Gift’ Phil Heath.

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The return of DMAA? (DMBA)

An ingredient is finding its way into supplement products called AMP Citrate. But what are the effects of this and why does it make the pre-workouts so strong?

AMP Citrate is very similar to DMAA as a compound. However the only difference in its structure is that it is missing the extra Carbon bond that is found in DMAA.

DMAA was banned in the UK back in 2012. It was found in products that had a strong underground following such as Jack3d and Mesomorph.

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Rich Piana (26/09/1971 – 25/09/2017)

From some strong personal sources, it seems that Rich Piana has sadly passed away today (25/09/2017).

Rich Piana was a juggernaut within the fitness industry who came to fame with his Youtube videos and his social media pages. With his strong following, he had branched out, and in 2014 he created his own supplement brand called 5% Nutrition.

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The Rise of the Mud Runs

Mud runs have become massively popular over the last 5 years and there are now over 40 different companies that organise mud runs and obstacle courses.

You have probably done one yourself! They are a really good day out and really fun to do if you like this sort of thing.

Most of these races combine the two so you can typically expect a 10k run in the mud whilst battling obstacles such as pits of mud, wooden hurdles and crawling under barbed wire.

You can expect a mud run to last a few hours so it’s usually a full day out as you will be up early preparing and getting your kit on, travelling to the event, taking part, then celebrating with your team when you cross the finish line, then home for a shower.

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