What about milk?

During the last few weeks we have touched on liquids like water, coconut water and coffee and their pros and cons for your fitness journey, but what about milk?

Coffee’s pros and cons

For the past few weeks we have discussed the benefits of water (nature’s beverage) and coconut water (nature’s Gatorade) but what about coffee, one of the most researched substances in sports nutrition?

Best foods for athletes

Last Tuesday, I was tasked with giving a short presentation on the importance of fitness and good nutrition to some of the employees of the Bank of Guyana.

Can you sweat off body fat?

Have you ever weighed yourself before and after a workout? Depending on how hard you trained, you could have lost anywhere from half to a couple of pounds during your workout.

Healthy diet: a lifetime commitment

We often come across countless types of dieting protocols, and testimonials of how these different approaches work and how each one of these diets seems to be better than the others.

Healthy diet: a lifetime commitment

We often come across countless types of dieting protocols, and testimonials of how these different approaches work and how each one of these diets seems to be better than the others.

Getting ready for Mash

Mashramani in Guyana and Trinidad’s carnival are right around the corner. You want to show off your physique on the road, the beach or fit snugly into that outfit.

Decide, set and go!

Some of you readers have decided that sometime in 2018 you will start taking control of your health and fitness by eating right and incorporating exercises into your regimen.

2018 goals

Congratulations! If you’re reading this then you’ve made it to 2018 and that’s something to be proud of.

Immune boosters and busters for the rainy season

Already suffering from the seasonal sniffles? With the arrival of cold and flu season, you may be tempted to turn to immune-boosting supplements like Emergen-C to save you from a sore throat, runny nose, body aches, and the other energy-sapping side effects of the year-end bug.

A time to train and a time to rest

Whether your aim is to improve overall health, get fit, or just stay a few steps ahead of the aging process, turning to the wealth of resources available online is one of the first things most people do.

Eating for your goals

Eating healthy doesn’t necessarily translate to weight loss A common complaint I hear: “But I’ve been eating healthier these past few weeks, all organic, natural foods and I can’t seem to lose weight.

Let’s talk Testosterone

The ‘bad boy’ hormone also known as ‘test’ representing male muscles and sex drive has been proven to profoundly influence health and disease as well as predict behaviour in both sexes.

Alcohol and fitness

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL), dubbed the biggest party in sport, just concluded in Guyana and some of the biggest alcoholic beverage companies in the Caribbean partnered with the Amazon Warriors.

Can you sweat off fat?

Have you ever weighed yourself before and then after a workout? Depending on how hard you trained, you could have lost anywhere from half to a couple of pounds during your workout.

Foods for fitness

This week we will continue to look at nutrition, exploring some foods which will fuel your workouts and along with the exercises, aid in your fitness efforts.

The skinny on food myths

Last week’s column debunked the myth of spot reduction in problem areas. This week, I will continue to address some of the most common myths to help educate and improve your nutrition choices and practices.

Homemade protein shakes

As we discussed food last week, let us stay on topic. What is an athlete’s best on-the-go food that he/she can drink, which optimizes protein intake?

Foods to boost mood and libido

We all know that a glass or two of red wine may lead to an interesting evening, but what other foods can we incorporate into our lives if we wish to increase our mood and libido?