Shop bought protein bars and ‘natural’ bars can be pretty expensive. Then there’s the issue of what’s actually in them. Most of the mainstream so-called protein bars are nothing more than a candy bar with a bit of extra protein added. Then there are protein bars and raw food bars which are actually pretty good, and if you’re on the go with very few healthy choices available then they’re a great option. But eating these every day can be pretty expensive, and on top of that most people don’t deal well with the sweeteners the protein bars often use. Let’s just say you wont want to be stuck in a small office or lift with someone that’s just eaten two of these bars in a row… (more…)
There are two types of runners: Actual runners, people that just love running and can find it almost meditative. And then there are those of us that just run for fitness, because we know it’s good for us.
There’s something almost primal about running. We could say it was one of the first ever sports invented by humans, except the competition back then was either hunting you down, or you were hunting them. Either way the loser didn’t make it alive past the finish line. (more…)
If you like to enjoy a donut every now and then, but don’t enjoy that huge feeling of guilt afterwards whilst licking the sugar off your lips, then this recipe is for you. ‘Real’ donuts are typically deep fried, contain heaps of sugar and fat, and just don’t do anything good for the body. If there’s one food that really doesn’t have any health value to it whatsoever it’s a donut. Okay you might say that a jam filled donut could have a trace amount of antioxidants hidden amongst the processed jam, but that’s a really long shot. (more…)