10 Reasons You Need a Personal Trainer

Reasons You Need a Personal Trainer

In the early stages of your physical fitness journey, you might have thought of doing it alone or seeking help from your workout buddies and other internet-based resources for help. However, starting a fitness journey yourself will not just take longer to accomplish your goal, but it will also put you in danger of unexpected […]

The best diet for weight loss…

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By Rod Navajas Firstly, let’s ensure we understand that every time you step on the scale, you are not measuring body fat mass. Total body weight encompasses not only fat but also organs, muscle, bones, water, and various other components.  So, stepping on a scale might not yield the precise insight you’re seeking: “Have I […]

What Do Successful Weight Maintainers Have in Common?

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By Rod Navajas We’ve all heard the basic principles of weight loss: broccoli trumps chips, water beats beer, and hitting the gym is better than sitting on the couch. These truths seem as clear as daylight, yet why is it that shedding those extra pounds and, more importantly, keeping them off feels like an uphill […]

Is late-eating stalling your weight loss?

Late-Eating Stalling

By Rod Navajas I won’t beat around the bush with the answer this time, so here it goes: Is late eating stalling your weight loss? Quite possibly!  Let’s dive straight in. In a scientific study from October 2022, researchers aimed to answer the questions above. And for those who tend to eat most of their […]

Higher protein intake: just a fitness hype?

Higher Protein Intake

by Rod Navajas Ask anyone who exercises regularly and I bet they’ve all heard at some point about the importance of consuming protein to improve body composition parameters.  But the question is: Does protein consumption really matter when you are trying to improve body composition and how much you actually need? Let’s start by talking […]

Intermittent fasting: another nutrition fad?

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by Rod Navajas Atkins, Paleo, Juice Cleanse, Weight Watchers, Carnivore, Ketogenic…the list goes on. If you have not yet heard any of these different terms, you are either living under a nutrition rock or have no interest in health, fitness and nutrition.  What do all these different diets have in common? They all promise to […]

Top 3 Blood Markers for optimal metabolic health and body composition

blood Test Metabolism

By Rod Navajas             The ability of the body to handle the food we eat is a massive determinant of overall health – this is called metabolism. If your metabolism is working fine, your body will adequately respond to the food you chew without causing an erratic response. On the other hand, a metabolic impairment will […]

Successful weight loss maintenance: Top 5 common factors

Successful Weight Loss Maintenance

By Rod Navajas Most would agree that weight loss is a hard and daunting process. It’s very common for people to be very enthusiastic at the beginning. Unfortunately, a great proportion of people will give up before they reach their goal. But for those who succeed in a weight loss program, they are now faced […]

The Fat Loss Dilemma: Quick and Harsh or Slow and Steady?

The Fat Loss Dilemma

by Rod Navajas Imagine if we had a magic formula that would lead to the same outcome in half of the time…Now imagine that this outcome is weight loss or more precisely fat loss…Amazing, right?! Very few people would not be interested in this magic formula – if any!  Unfortunately, when it comes to fat […]

The Top 5 Not-So-Obvious Causes of Weight Gain

Causes Of Weight Gain

by Rod Navajas Let’s be clear, adipose tissue (or fat) cannot be created out of thin air. It does not magically appear in the body just before you decide to try on an old suit or dress. Nonetheless, in some cases the cause of fat gain is not as explicit as we would like it […]


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