Piece of grilled chicken alongside some cooked asparagus.

Fat Loss Chicken and Asparagus Recipe

Published by SteBacon on 26/07/2012

This fat loss chicken and asparagus recipe might be low calorie, but it is an absolute nutritional beast.  Despite this kind of meal being more suited to lunch or dinner for most people, it can also make a great start…

Refreshing water being poured into a glass with ice cubes.

Benefits of Drinking More Water – 3 Good Reasons

Published by SteBacon on 14/07/2012

There are plenty of articles around the internet and other useful sources of information that reinforce the benefits of drinking more water. Most of us certainly don’t drink enough water despite being subjected to this healthy information on such…

Man holding painful knee with both hands.

Top 7 Reasons You Got Injured During Exercise

Published by SteBacon on 07/07/2012

There’s nothing worse than getting injured during a training program or exercise session, especially when much preparation and planning has gone into getting started and you feel you are doing really well and making quality health and fitness gains…

85% Dark Chocolate pieces lying upon a wooden surface.

Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate (High-Cocoa Chocolate)

Published by SteBacon on 27/06/2012

The health benefits of dark chocolate are more abundant than you might realise. Although chocolate is not something we would associate with weight loss, fitness or health. This is partly the reason that despite most of us having a great…

Sports water bottle containing recovery drink.

What are Electrolytes and do we Need to Replace them After Exercise?

Published by SteBacon on 03/06/2012

Athletes, coaches and sport scientists have had an understanding of electrolytes for decades.  They know what they are, what they do and why we need them.  However, a recent surge in the marketing of specially made sports drinks, waters, tablets…

Woman holding sore back muscles.

What is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness?

Published by SteBacon on 21/05/2012

You have likely experienced the evil of delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) several times before.  It is the intense feeling of pain in certain used muscles around your body after a hard workout. It becomes most noticeable 2 – 3 days…

Man drinking a recovery shake after a workout.

5 Post Workout Nutrition Recovery Tips

Published by SteBacon on 12/05/2012

Post workout nutrition recovery is vitally important to fitness and health progression, but you probably already knew that.  It is spoken of time and time again by fitness professionals, people down the gym, our friends who like to research all…

Tapas style food from china being eaten with chop sticks.

12 Top Tips when Dining Out

Published by SteBacon on 05/05/2012

Simply sticking to a healthy diet can be difficult enough for lots of people, but when we step away from the home it can become even more challenging with so much temptation all around us. Dining out in restaurants can…

Man wearing blue sports top performing press ups outside on the grass.

Rapid Weight Loss Workout: The Outdoor Warrior

Published by SteBacon on 02/05/2012

A rapid weight loss workout for all you outdoor warriors.  Those of you that love nothing more than to head to your local park / green space to workout or often need to escape the four walls of the gym once…

Mountain bike resting upon a single tree.

How to Overcome Adversities During Exercise

Published by SteBacon on 22/04/2012

I just got back from a long ride out on the bike. It was one of those days and fitness sessions when you quickly realise things are not going to go your way. I’m sure you have experienced the…

Homemade pizza with spinach, broccoli and peppers.

Homemade Power Pizza Recipe

Published by SteBacon on 17/04/2012

Pizza is a very popular dish all around the world.  It looks great, smells amazing and tastes awesome! But let’s not get too carried away, because there is a huge problem i’m sure we are all well aware…

Bowl of chicken and spinach with green pesto.

Pesto Chicken and Baby Spinach Salad Recipe

Published by SteBacon on 05/04/2012

This pesto chicken and baby spinach salad recipe is really simple, yet it bursts with flavour and satisfaction. It makes a great lunch as the warmer months approach but can be a great addition to any fat loss program at…

Man holding jar but not strong enough to open a jar of pickles

4 Reasons you may be Sabotaging your Fitness Progress in the Gym

Published by SteBacon on 26/03/2012

Gym time is almost always considered precious.  It is a time when we can escape the stresses of the day and make improvements to the way we look and feel, which helps to boost our confidence and happiness. Unfortunately we…