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What do your sugar cravings really mean?

Posted by Tessa Densley on

What do your sugar cravings really mean?

  For many people, the battle with sugar can be particularly ferocious. It can arise during an afternoon slump at work, first thing in the morning, after every meal, in the middle of a workout — or, worst, in the middle of the night. In a sugar-laden world, it becomes too easy to reach for a quick fix. Cravings tend to crop up when there’s a sense of depletion. However, if you can pinpoint what you lack, it’s easier to make healthier choices instead of going for something sugar-coated. Here are a few possibilities for what may be driving those...

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Dallas McCarver Chest Workout

Posted by The Count on

Dallas McCarver Chest Workout

Dallas McCarver is the biggest name in bodybuilding today. At just 25 years of age he is already ranked in the top 10 bodybuilders and a contender for the Mr Olympia title. This article is going to take you through a gruelling chest workout. This workout is a hypertrophy focused session primarily targeting the upper chest, a weakness for Dallas.  Dallas McCarver Chest Workout Exercise #1: Hammer Strength Incline Press  Being the first exercise in the workout we are going to start with two warm up sets to reduce the risk of injury, warm up the muscles and stimulate a...

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12 stay lean grocery shopping tips

Posted by Tessa Densley on

12 stay lean grocery shopping tips

The Spartans Crew— they’re hot, busy, and important people, hustling from meeting to meeting, trying to fit in workouts, and wondering what’s for dinner. Sometimes, they even have to sprint through the grocery store in sweaty gym clothes, too. But in any given aisle, they make small decisions, choosing this ingredient or that brand, for reasons you might not even realise. Those are the small steps that make a big difference in your diet. Here are 12 grocery shopping tips from the Spartans Team. Check out what they’re putting in their grocery carts. 1. They always take a list. Literally, every...

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Pull Ups 101

Posted by Jasmine Freeman on

Pull Ups 101

Pull ups are a great exercise to help strengthen and sculpt that upper body. Performing pull ups also provide a lot of benefits. Pull ups play a significant role in many muscle groups. It can take as much as 15 muscles to complete a single pull up! 2 Factors There are two important factors that will contribute to a strong pull up... Grip - if you are an athlete, gym goer etc. you would be aware and understand the importance of proper grip. To perform a perfect pull up, it is crucial that you have a good, firm grip to assist your...

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How much should you drink every day?

Posted by Tessa Densley on

How much should you drink every day?

Do You Really Need to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day? How Much Water Do You Really Need? Did you drink enough water today? Did you even notice? If you have a cup of coffee in the morning, half a bottle with your workout, and a few sips with meals, you’re probably running on empty. Now that you stop to check in with your body, you might even feel thirsty, Take a moment to go get a big, cool drink. And while you pour, think about it. What is your water goal, anyway? Do You Need 8 Glasses of...

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