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Whey Protein: Do You Really Need It?

Over the past four months I’ve been going to the gym and I have noticed that many of the men there – young and old; slim and not so  slim – were chugging down protein drinks. They drink it before they work-out or after they work-out. In addition, the gym even has a drinks vending machine that is dedicated to selling a variety of flavours of a ready mixed protein brand. But are there any real benefits to drinking whey protein? Will protein drinks give me the body of an Adonis or is it just marketing mumbo-jumbo to sell expensive powders? Am I missing out on huge gains? Let’s investigate! Continue reading Whey Protein: Do You Really Need It?

“What New Year Resolution?..”

We have all made our New Year resolutions but now it is March 2015 and have we been keeping to the gym routines that we promised ourselves 3 months ago?

The three months leading up to Christmas I really found my groove. I was cycling to work each morning, visiting the gym three mornings a week and even eating right. In fact during those three months I lost 2 stones (34lbs/12,7kg) in weight. Then Christmas came, followed by the New Year. Continue reading “What New Year Resolution?..”