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Is Sugar Evil?

Posted by Brent Redpath on
Is Sugar Evil?

Sugar faces more accusations and attacks than the most notorious figures in modern world history. Sugar has been held responsible for the obesity epidemic, touted as being more addictive than cocaine, had the finger pointed at it for a myriad of modern health problems and everything in between, but is it deserving? Like most things in life, the answer to this question is not a straight yes or no. Consuming excess sugar has been associated with a lot of negative health impacts. These include, but are not limited to; childhood obesity, type 2 diabetes, decreased insulin sensitivity and other nasty things like fatty liver...

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Does Music Make Us Workout Harder?

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Does Music Make Us Workout Harder?

 Since the rise in popularity of portable MP3 players and the i-Pod, working out has been done in conjunction with your personal music library. Whether it be running on the street, on the treadmill or lifting weights in the gym, it seems every second person is dawning a set of headphones when getting a sweat up. We all feel that certain songs help us push that little bit harder, but is there any science behind that? And if so, is there a particular type of music that helps you go that extra mile?  Can Music Help You Train Harder? It...

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Interview With Gymmealsdirect Athlete - Bronwen Stead

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Interview With Gymmealsdirect Athlete - Bronwen Stead

We'd like to welcome our latest sponsored athlete Bronwen Stead, to the Gymmealsdirect team! To introduce her, we asked her a few questions. We discuss her commitment to her family and training. We hear about her philosophy on training and nutrition, what drives her and she gives some solid advice for anyone looking to compete!  Q: So, tell us a bit about yourself? A: Oh gosh, where to start?! Last year my husband and I welcomed our baby boy into our family, and it has been a tremendous learning experience. He is a happy and incredibly active little guy who...

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