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Kickstart your Fitness

5 Great ways to kickstart your fitness Is there a way you can kickstart your fitness? A way to make improving your health part of your daily routine… part of your life? A lot of people ask this question and in this post, I will give you 5 tips to help you begin to build fitness into your daily routine. Don’t let all the conflicting information available online make you hide away in a corner and decide not to build a fitter you. You know that you need to do more than just sitting and watching TV. But when and how do you start slotting fitness intoRead More →

how to set realistic new year's resolutions

In this post, I want to discuss how to set realistic new year’s resolutions, why new year’s resolutions do not work for everyone, how to set yourself realistic goals and how to guarantee that you will smash them. The new year is a time of resolutions and goal setting… This is the time of year where most people will take on the personal and sometimes peer pressured challenges that we commonly call new year’s resolutions. Now don’t get me wrong. There is nothing wrong with setting personal challenges and with the correct use of SMART objectives they can be a motivational tool that leads toRead More →

Wellness GPS with Allan Misner

A Guest post by Allan Misner: Use your Wellness GP   Without a wellness GPS, you may be asking questions like: Should I go keto? Should I go vegan? Should I do cardio during the same workout I do strength exercises? Why is the scale going up when I’m doing everything right?   Since you are on Bob’s New Health Outlook site, I’m guessing you are here to answer some questions. CONGRATULATIONS! Before we go too far there is one thing we must do first. We must set our wellness GPS. What is a wellness GPS? Like the GPS in your car or on yourRead More →

36 Hour Fasting

A few weeks ago I experimented with  36 Hour Fasting, why?, Well it wasn’t for the hunger pangs and the need to drink gallons of water to keep myself satiated. Yes, fasting may not be for everyone and it can be a bit of an eye-opener, but it is worth the effort for the many benefits you could reap from partaking in just one 36 hour fast per month, and here’s why. It may be uncomfortable and even looked on as almost sacrilege by “eat every few hours” bodybuilders, but there is a lot to be said for the beneficial effect of 36-hour fasting onRead More →

3 of the best HIIT workouts

HIIT Workouts for you to try. Following on from What is HIIT, I have compiled a list of 3 simple High-Intensity Interval Training Routines for you to try out. Some are pretty intense so I would recommend seeking your GP’s advice if you are at all unsure of your fitness level.   Be safe and happy training. Number 1: The Body Coach: Joe Wicks’s 20-minute HIIT workout plan The circuit You’re going to do 30 seconds of work, followed by 30 seconds of rest. Take more rest if you need to: focus on the intensity while working. Running with high knees Keeping a nice straightRead More →

Cholesterol

What is Cholesterol? Any Basic coverage of Cholesterol must start with a clear definition, so here goes. Cholesterol is from the ancient greek Chole- and Stereos. Then there is the -ol on the end, which indicates an alcohol. Cholesterol is a naturally produced waxy substance which is produced by the liver and is also found in red meat, high fat cheese, butter , eggs and other natural foods. Cholesterol is essential for good health and plays an important role in how every cell in the body works, is needed for the body to make Vitamin D (along with sunlight exposure), is used to make someRead More →

Fasting Mimicking Diet

The Fasting Mimicking Diet has positive effects on pancreas regeneration and restores the ability to control blood sugar. Much like intermittent fasting, the Fasting Mimicking Diet uses the bodys ability survive periods of famine and reduced food intake. But what is a Fasting Mimicking Diet? The bodies adaptive response to famine is to minimise energy expenditure and it achieves this by the atrophy of some tissues in the body. Once food becomes available again the body starts a process of rebuilding the atrophied tissues and this break down and rebuilding of the tissues is carried out via stem-cell based regeneration. Experiments have been done on rats andRead More →