Cortisol: Friend Or Foe?

Cortisol: Friend Or Foe?

Cortisol is often referred to as a ‘stress’ hormone but its main role is to put you into a state of readiness. It does this by: · Increasing adrenaline to boost wakefulness and focus. · Increasing heart rate and oxygen transportation to muscles. · Mobilizing...
3 Mistakes You Must Avoid After Exercise

3 Mistakes You Must Avoid After Exercise

We all know that exercise is great for us but it’s also important to understand that exercise is essentially self-inflicted physical stress. As such, we need to ensure that as soon as we finish an exercise session, we allow the body to recover from this stress so that...
Is Stress Sabotaging Your Fat Loss Results

Is Stress Sabotaging Your Fat Loss Results

Written by guest author Kat Blake. Maybe you can relate; you’re exercising often, eating well and you’re always on the go but you’re wondering why the weight isn’t shifting. Your high stress levels might be responsible for that stubborn fat… Stress is a natural...