Foundation Series: Nutrition

Nutrition is the catalyst to great health, strength and body composition. Nutrition is not only important for physical goals (i.e fat loss) but also for more health and lifestyle-oriented goals (for example better focus, energy, detoxification, and blood sugar control).

What we do in training needs to be matched by how we eat and recover, and the saying “we are what we eat” still holds true.

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Foundation Series: Gut and Brain

The body is very highly connected and there is a link between the organs of the gut and the brain which is termed the ‘Gut-Brain Axis’. The link between the two works both ways, the gut and the things we digest can affect our brain function and similarly stresses to the nervous system can affect our gut. Research in this area originated in around 2004, and since has gained a lot of momentum in the scientific community (1), and can impact your health in numerous ways.

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Founder Roan speaks with Wolfgang Unsoeld

Our founder Roan recently spoke with Wolfgang Unsoeld, the infamous and hugely successful personal trainer and strength trainer and founder of YPSI. They covered the fundamentals of Personal Training, how to become a good PT, the basics of opening your own gym, Roan’s personal journey, and much, much more.

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Benefits of Fish Oil

One of the most researched substances on the planet, the benefits of good quality fish oil to health have been known for centuries and was one of the many reasons why civilisation itself flourished so well on coastal regions.

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New at CoActive: Essential Oils

Are you ready to make health and wellness a top priority in your life in 2018? Are you already making great strides in fitness and ready to take the next step in implementing natural supplements and products into your home and wellness routine? If the answer is YES, keep reading…

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Featured Supplement: Curcumin

Curcumin is the yellow pigment associated with the curry spice – turmeric. Over the last 10 years Curcumin has been one of the most researched substances within functional medicine due to it’s potent anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.

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Featured Supplement: Essential Amino Acids

Here at CoActive we are a big believer in pre workout nutrition (nutrition around workouts) as workouts offer a great opportunity to get nutrients into the body through enhanced insulin sensitivity (Muscles open themselves up for re-fueling). Possibly the most beneficial supplement you can take around training is a quality amino acid complex.

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Workout Supplementation Part 1: Protein

Here at CoActive we are a huge fan of workout supplementation, hence we have an area of the gym specifically dedicated to it. In order for you to understand more about what we offer and why, over the next few weeks we are going to provide a brief guide to our main ‘Peri Workout’ Supplements.

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Featured Supplement: Inositol

Once thought to be a B Vitamin, Inositol is a ‘pseudovitamin’ that is naturally found in plants and animals. In humans Inositol is found in high concentrations in the brain where it facilitates communication between billions of brain cells.

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Buckinghamshire,
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