The Good And The Bad of Paleo

The paleo diet is also very commonly known as the cavemen diet, and the idea behind it is based on what our early ancestors would have consumed while living in the world, specifically during the Palaeolithic period, which was between 10000 and 2.5 million years ago. Taking up the diet means that the athlete will need to focus on eating foods such as vegetables, eggs, seeds, nuts, and wild game meat, while trying their best to void salt, alcohol, beans, grains, and any processed foods.

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Tips For Maintaining Heart Health

Our hearts is our most important organ next to the brain, and is responsible for pumping vital blood around our bodies. But in today’s world, where unhealthy food, cigarettes, and alcohol are readily available, our hearts tend to be the organ that suffers the most. These are some simple tips for improving long-term heart health.

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The Types of Careers Available Through Sport Science

Studying sport science may not be the most popular choice in terms of tertiary education, but it can open a world of opportunities in those wanting to pursue a sports-related career. These are some of the most common career types available.

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How to Combat Hitting the Wall While Running

It’s every runner’s worst nightmare – one minute you’re running along at a steady pace, when all of a sudden it feels as if your legs are made of cement. Every step seems to take increasingly more effort and your willpower to keep going starts to dramatically dwindle. In the running world this is known as “hitting the wall” or “bonking” if you’re American. Here’s how to combat hitting the wall or avoid it entirely.

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Replacing Sports Drinks with Coconut Water

You may well have seen coconut water filling the shelves of your favourite stores over the past few years. This healthy drink is fast taking over from traditional sports drinks, offering a natural alternative that still boasts all the same benefits. Even nutritionists think that the hype coconut water is receiving is well deserved! Here is why you should consider switching up your regular sports drinks with coconut water.

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