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The unspoken secret to S P O R T I N G Performance

Have you ever seen a metabolic roadmap of the human body plastered on a huge piece of paper? Haha i highly doubt it as only crazy biochemistry geeks like me have it hanging like a Da Vinci poster on their bedroom walls. But when you google it after you’ve read this blog, you will see your bodies metabolic abilities splayed…

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Do you always end up feeling guilty, having sugar crashes and food babies over this Easter long weekend? I have the perfect chocolate snacks for you! 3 ingredients, no sugar or fat!

Easter is TWO days away and this year i am sharing my 24th birthday with the Easter bunny and all of you this sunday! So lets cook up a storm, feel the love and nourish our bodies with beautiful nutrients!

Ingredients

250g 100% raw Cacao chocolate

1 tablespoon of liquid Stevia

Mixed nuts/ goji berries/ sunflower seeds/ pumpkin seeds/ coconut flakes. Your Choice!!

 

Method

Melt the 100% raw chocolate on the stove until it makes a smooth texture. Make sure its on a low heat so you don’t burn the chocolate. Add in the stevia and your choice of topping. Spread it out on a tray lined with non-stick paper and place in the ridge to set for approximately 1 hour. Take out and cut into delicious healthy chocolate bites.

 

Don’t forget today is the last chance you have to win a box of FREE ORGANIC COFFEE!!! Just follow @sixatetea on Instagram or Facebook to go in the draw!

Hydration

Did you ever wonder why drinking sea water would makes us more thirsty and ultimately make you more dehydrated? Sure we all know its because its salty but how does salt relate to water concentration in the body? This theory always rattled me too, until I was finally presented with the scientifically reasoning for it when I studied for a…

Valentine Beetroot Brownies

Bring some Love to the table, picnic, dinner or moonlight walk this Valentine’s days with my Valentine Beetroot brownies. Beetroots have been proven to improve stamina, assist blood flow,  help lower blood pressure and are packed full or vitamin C and iron. Hmm stamina and blood flow, does that ring a bell on common valentines day activities? And don’t worry…

You can think up the perfect diet.

What you perceive to be true or what you believe to be factual can play a powerful role in your own health and wellbeing. Of course you cant defy some biochemical reactions from occurring, such as the response of insulin to high blood glucose levels, but ignorance can often be bliss. If you are well educated on nutrition, the human…

How Bloody Beaut is Sleep!

I never use to really understand the importance of sleep. I was one of those crazy go getters trying to seize every minute of every day claiming that, “ Ill sleep when I’m dead”. Then when I became a crazy science nerd I realised that when we sleep our body goes into this miraculous repair and rejuvenate mode thats essential…

Are you prone to Stress Fractures?

I had a stress fracture to the navicular bone in the foot when I was 15. I was in a boot for 8 weeks and then in rehab for 6 weeks. All athletes know that when you have an injury time slows down and weeks seem like months. I was told when they discovered this fracture that I had done…

Do you know how Caffeine works?

Over 90% of the adults in the western world consume caffeine every day. Coffee consumption is a huge contributor to this statistic. In fact, Australians alone are able to fill an olympic size swimming pool with coffee pods every week. Whether it be for habit, for social reasons, for an energy boost or athletic performance were swimming in coffee. However…

The Pursuit of Happiness

Where all on the pursuit of happiness. To some this comes with money, for others its the smile on their kids face. It may be freedom, it may be a loving partner, a place, a lifestyle or the perfect career. I think that happiness for many in our western world is like tomorrow. It is always coming but never arrives.…

Why the Calorie equation is just not true!

How many times has it been instilled in us that if we burn more calories than we consume weight loss is guaranteed? How many of you are living proof that this does not work, yet we are continuously reinforced that this is the only solution to weight loss and so we train harder and eat less but nothing changes? I…

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