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How to stay fit and healthy as a Nomad

Keeping fit and healthy whilst living a nomadic lifestyle can be a daunting task, but with so many healthy options now readily available, it needn’t be. Here are our top 10 tips to help keep you fit and healthy as a Nomad.

Fat loss vs Weight loss | Our unhealthy obsession with the scales

Weight loss. We allow it to dictate our mood and to offer reinforcement that our hard work in the gym and our discipline in the kitchen is paying off. Unfortunately using weight only as a measurement to track results can be both frustrating and inaccurate. Here's why you should focus on fat loss instead.

How to improve your health at work

Bad posture, stress, headaches, back pain, lethargy, unproductiveness and discontentment are just some of the symptoms associated with poor working conditions and bad habits in and around the workplace. Thankfully, there are a few simple things you can do right now to improve your health in the workplace. 

Your essential guide to clean eating

Clean eating is a relatively simple concept that focuses on consuming whole or “real foods” – those that are minimally processed or made from minimally processed ingredients, unrefined and mainly untouched in the journey from the food's origin to plate.  

Why a slow and steady approach to your health and fitness goals always wins

You can’t be blamed for wanting to lose 21lbs in 21 days or to sculpt a 6 pack in 7 minutes or less. After all, It sells and it’s important to dream. However, anything that seems to good to be true, normally is. Here's why the slow and steady approach to your health and fitness goals will always win!

How to make your fitness resolution stick in 2018

After weeks of overindulgence in mulled wine and turkey stuffing, it possible that you’re ready for a fresh and healthy start to the new year. If you’ve set yourself the new year’s resolution to get fit in 2018, here are some helpful tips to ensure you’re exercising long after the rest have thrown in the towel.

Healthy new year's resolutions you can stick to in 2019

Not all new year’s resolutions need to be wildly optimistic lifestyle changes. With these small but easy to stick to new year’s resolutions, you can have a fitter and healthier 2019.

Eat this not that – delicious food substitutes for weight loss

By making smarter food choices, you can cut down on calories and lose weight almost effortlessly whilst still enjoying a variety of delicious and healthy foods. Here are some of the best food substitutes for weight loss. 

10 Top tips for staying fit and healthy over Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching, boundless year-end social events, hangovers, mince pies and mulled wine are soon to become an almost daily occurrence. With so many temptations on your plate, there is without a doubt an overwhelming inclination to throw all your healthy eating habits and fitness routine out the window until the new year. Thankfully, with our top tips, you don't have to! You can still have fun whilst maintaining your health and fitness intact over the festive season.

Diet hacks - how to structure and prioritise your diet

If the input is larger than the output, then more gets retained than depleted, and vice versa. Even though our bodies are not as simple as a basic math problem, because nutrition has several variables, we can use this principle to define human metabolism.

Each of the nutritional variables has its own place in this process. Some of them are more important than others and you need to adjust them accordingly if you wish to get the best possible results.

The almighty Argentine asado

For Argentinians, Asados are more than a meal, they're a ceremony. Men huddled around the fire sipping on fine wine, giving their 10 cents on how it should be done. The women making the side dishes. More often than not it's a 2 gusto salad, 3 if you're lucky. If you're honored enough to be invited into the home of an Argentine. Take this advice: you are a guest, take wine, eat whatever is given to you, empty your plate, enjoy the experience and say thank you!

The notorious Carbohydrates - How much is too much?

Carbohydrates are energy! They are the sugars, starches and fibres found in fruit, grains, vegetables and milk products. They are one of three micronutrients (Carbs, Protein and fat) and are essential for proper body function. Your body uses carbohydrates to make glucose aka energy which is what allows us move, think and function. Your body can use glucose immediately or store it in your liver and muscles for when it is needed.

Beef - Get the right cut

After a recent claim from the World Health Organisation that Beef causes cancer, one Argentine responded with this - "I'd rather die than give up meat". This response was not at all a surprising one given that it's the centre-piece of any lunch and dinner plate in every town, city and province in Argentina.