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Four Copper-Rich Foods

Four Copper-Rich Foods

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What is it? Copper is an essential trace element, meaning your body needs to consume it through your diet. Why you need it: It’s essential for a healthy brain, heart and bones, stimulates the immune system and fights damaging free radicals. Mushrooms Most mushrooms are packed with copper but for a maximum hit, eat shiitakes.Read more about Four Copper-Rich Foods[…]

Five Exercises To Minimise The Risk Of Shin Splints

Five Exercises To Minimise The Risk Of Shin Splints

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Although the benefits of running far outweigh the drawbacks, it is true that it puts your body under a fair bit of pressure, especially when you ramp up the training load ahead of a big event like a marathon. Of course, that shouldn’t put you off running, but if you get serious about the sportRead more about Five Exercises To Minimise The Risk Of Shin Splints[…]

The Biggest Food Myths Busted

The Biggest Food Myths Busted

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They’re the diet-ruiners, the old wives’ tales and the misleading mantras that are derailing your healthy eating efforts without you even realising. Our friends over at Men’s Fitness have sorted the food facts from the fiction. “Microwaves destroy nutrients” Two factors affect the nutritional quality of vegetables: exposure to heat and exposure to water. That’sRead more about The Biggest Food Myths Busted[…]

Gousto Recipe Box Review

Gousto Recipe Box Review

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Recipe boxes exist to make your life easier. You get all the ingredients you need to make your evening meal and clear step-by-step instructions delivered to your door. The reason I mention this is because Gousto’s decision not to separate out the ingredients in its deliveries by meal seems a bit… strange. I’m well awareRead more about Gousto Recipe Box Review[…]

The Best Back Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

The Best Back Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

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People have a tendency to take their back for granted right up until the moment something goes wrong. We slump for hours at our desks before heading to the gym to work solely on the muscles we can see, like the biceps, chest and abs, not worrying too much about those we can’t. All ofRead more about The Best Back Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer[…]

The Best Air Fryers To Buy For Healthier Low-Fat Cooking

The Best Air Fryers To Buy For Healthier Low-Fat Cooking

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An appliance that can create crispy deep-fried delights using just a spoonful of oil sounds like the stuff of a George Foreman cheese-fever dream, but an air fryer can do just that by using convection cooking. This works by circulating hot air around food at speed to give it a crisp outer layer as aRead more about The Best Air Fryers To Buy For Healthier Low-Fat Cooking[…]

How To Do The Lat Pull-Down

How To Do The Lat Pull-Down

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Pull-ups are phenomenal for upper-body strength and building muscle, but they’re hard. Horribly hard. To the point where many people will crap out after just a couple of pull-ups, if that, which can really kill your motivation during a workout. Fortunately, this is when the lat pull-down comes into its own. It involves a similar movementRead more about How To Do The Lat Pull-Down[…]

Is Gluten Bad For You?

Is Gluten Bad For You?

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Around one in every 100 people in the UK is affected by coeliac disease, which is an autoimmune disease that affects nutrient absorption and causes various unpleasant symptoms, and can only be treated by eating a gluten-free diet. However, it is not only people diagnosed with coeliac disease who avoid gluten, which has become aRead more about Is Gluten Bad For You?[…]