Monthly Archives: July 2015

Management of Crohn’s Disease


Crohn’s disease falls under inflammatory bowel disease which also includes colitis. In Western countries about 5 out of 100,000 people have Crohn’s. I have had irritable bowel syndrome for over a decade now so I understand how severe bowel diseases can be.  I know a few people who have Crohn’s and after hearing how debilitating their symptoms are I felt like my symptoms were just small annoyances. I decided to write this blog to find out if there were any nutritional prescriptions to follow to reduce the symptoms of this disease.
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A Guide to Weight Training

gym-592899_640There seems to be great debate about the optimal way to gain muscle and strength through weight lifting. I go the gym regularly and speak to different people about the best way to work out, and often get different answers from each person. Although there is much confusion in the weight lifting industry, one thing is clear; your goals will dictate the strategy you use. Typically, weight training for strength, muscle hypertrophy (growth) and endurance require different weight used and different repetitions performed, although there is overlap between the three goals. This blog is written as a basic outline so you can understand everything there is to know about resistance training and use this knowledge to reach your goals!
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