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Cutting weight at young age

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Whether one should cut weight or not, is a question I’m asked frequently and everyone has an opinion about it. Recently there was an interesting discussing about weight cutting by children in one of the Facebook groups I’m following and I decided to dedicate this […]

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Fighting food cravings

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Food cravings are dieters’ worst enemy. All-day you followed your diet up to the letter and in the evening it goes wrong. Hunger is the main cause of food cravings, but there are other elements that can make it worse. Because prevention is better than […]

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5 Cheap nutrition hacks for athletes

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There is no question about the importance of good nutrition in improving performance and recovery, but supplementation – let’s admit it – is expensive. Luckily, with a bit of preparation, cheaper ingredients can yield the same effects.  Homemade sports drink Sports drink is nothing else […]

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Honey cake

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For the Jewish New Year I decided to write a few words about the tastiest dish in the Rosh Hashana’s menu: Honey cake. For the Jewish people it symbolizes the wish that the New Year will be as sweet as honey. Honey cakes are delicious […]

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5 Golden rules to a healthy diet

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People from different cultures follow different diet patterns that are affected by habits, availability and local industry. There are many very different eating patterns, and none is superior to the others. What seems to be in common to all healthy diets is not the “what”, […]

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How tall are Olympic athletes?

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When I was doing research for my book I came across the list if participants of the Olympics 2012. I wanted to check what the average height was of the athletes in every weight category.  After putting the results in a graph I discovered that […]

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4 supplements for competition

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Today, I share with you some supplements that might help you win a fight. These items can give you a push in the right direction, but can’t replace a good nutrition base. Supplements can only help if you’ve got your baseline right. Preparing your body […]

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How coffee can help you perform better?

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Did you know that caffeine can improve your performance? Caffeine is probably the most used supplement in the world, without people being aware of if benefits. Athletes use caffeine in competition to increase alertness and reaction time. Usage: Amount: 3-6 mg/kg body weight which is […]

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Get the best out your training

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Nutrition around the training has three important pillars: Timing: Timing is important to prevent stomach and intestinal complaints. Hydration: The failure to stay hydrated will have a negative effect on performance. Energy: To train one must have sufficient amounts energy. If you tank a car […]

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The truth about creatine

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Creatine is one of the most studied supplements in the sports world. It is sometimes described as the strongest legal drug, it would be a shame to miss it out of fear. Creatine is a natural product commonly found in meat, but not in big enough […]

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Why do dogs need a gluten free diet?

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Recently I see a lot of gluten-free products appearing in the supermarkets: Gluten-free popcorn, gluten-free rice crackers, gluten-free meat, gluten-free water and yes even gluten-free dog food. Why is this upsetting and funny at the same time? Those products never had any gluten to begin […]

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Why are protein shakes so popular?

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Whey protein shakes are very popular in power sports. While it is important to consume adequate protein to build, maintain and recover muscle tissues, protein requirements can be easily achieved through a normal diet. So why everyone is paying so much for these products? Whey […]