• 22/03/2019 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    Italian Vegetable Soup with Chickpeas and Tomatoes

    You need to try this heart-warming vegan soup: it only takes 30 minutes to make it, it is packed with nutrients, it fills you up quickly and it's delicious. The best part is that this Italian vegetable soup will contribute to your daily recommended veggie serving and you will also get all the fibbers you need from the chickpeas / beans. Here’s what you need to make it:

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  • 15/03/2019 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    What is Tabata Training and How It Works?

    If you are a fan of HIIT (high-intensity interval training), you have probably heard about Tabata Training as well. This type of workout will get your heart rate up in a short period of time and it will help you burn more calories during and after the workout in comparison with other type of training. It will also help you build endurance and it will get you into shape. 

    Like in the case of HIIT workout, you need to follow a work-to-rest ratio in Tabata Training to get the results you are looking for. For this type of workout, you will perform an exercise for 20 seconds at a high intensity and you will rest for 10 seconds.
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  • 07/03/2019 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    Mediterranean Vegan Buddha Bowl Recipe

    If you haven’t had a Buddha Bowl until now, get ready to find your new favourite lunch dish. Besides being a colourful, fun and creative food, Budda Bowl is also delicious, full of veggies, proteins, grains and nutrients. Moreover, one of the reasons why this type of dish became so popular is the fact that it’s so easy and quick to prepare. Here’s a delicious recipe for a Mediterranean version of the Buddha Bowl. 

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  • 01/03/2019 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    6 Healthy Habits to Include into Your Life

    If you want to stick to your nutrition plan and your workout routines and if you actually want to get positive results, you should create healthy habits instead of restrictions. When you focus on what you shouldn't do instead of what you should, or you focus only on negative thoughts you actually start to believe that it will be impossible to get a healthy lifestyle. 

    So, stop nagging and stop being negative if you want positive things to start happening. Easier said than done, but you can start by checking this blog article where I talk about the healthy
    habits which you should include into your life to help you change the way you think.
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  • 22/02/2019 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    6 Steps You Should Include Into Your Post-Workout Routine

    You might think that going to gym is all you need to do in order to get in shape. Well, you should know that your post-workout routine is as important as the time you spend training. There a few steps you should consider if you want to see progress, keep healthy and avoid the risk of getting injured. In this article, I will share with you my tips on what you should do after your workout is done.

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  • 15/02/2019 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    3 healthy recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth

    Sometimes you might find it difficult to fight your sweet cravings. Especially if you often eat refined sugar foods and you try to change your diet into a healthy one. It can be difficult to go from sugar every day to no sugar in a short period of time. One way to trick your body is to slowly decrease the amount of sugar foods you consume until your body doesn’t need the sugar anymore. Another trick is to change the unhealthy desserts you eat with healthier options. You will trick your mind and you will also satisfy your sweet cravings. In this article, I will share 3 healthy dessert recipes to help you in your journey to eat healthier.

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  • 08/02/2019 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    HIIT Workout: What it is and why you should include it in your workout plan

    High-Intensity Interval Training, also called HIIT workout, incorporates a mix of short, intense, bursts of exercises and intervals of less intensive physical activities or quick rests. If you are wondering why you should try this workout, here are couple of the many reasons:

    1. If you have a busy schedule, HIIT workout is great for you as you will spend less time in the gym
    2. The number of calories you burn will increase during your HIIT session resulting in an increase potential to burn fat, even after the workout has finished
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  • 01/02/2019 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    Healthy Dinner Recipe: Turkey Stuffed Peppers

    If you are looking for a comforting dinner recipe to cook this weekend, I recommend Turkey Stuffed Peppers. Besides being a complete meal with protein, whole grains and veggies, it will also become a family favourite recipe. Here’s what you need for this recipe:

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  • 25/01/2019 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    5 Benefits of Peppermint Tea You Should Read About

    If you are finding it difficult to stay hydrated every day, or you feel like having something sweet after your dinner, peppermint tea is an excellent beverage you can consume. This tea is a caffeine-free drink, so you can even have a cup before going to bed. In addition to being a delicious and soothing beverage, peppermint tea offers many health benefits, particularly if you have digestive problems, low immune system or if you feel stressed. Read on to find out about the specific health uses of peppermint tea, and why so many people laud it for its health benefits.

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  • 18/01/2019 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    12 Reasons Why You Aren’t Losing Weight

    You probably learned by now that losing weight is not just about dieting or going to gym. It’s about changing your life style by eating real food, mixing workouts, proper sleeping, drinking enough water and reducing stress. This journey is hard work and it takes a lot of dedication and patience. Especially if you are not seeing the weight loss results you are expecting. Although you may be seemingly doing the work you think you need to be doing to drop weight, there may be some key factors that are preventing you from losing the pounds.

    In this article I have listed 12 common reasons why you're not losing weight and some tips and tricks how to set yourself up for better success.
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  • 11/01/2019 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    5 foods that give you energy all day

    You might feel during the day that your energy levels drop and probably this will affect your daily activities and productiveness. You might tend to eat some sweets or even go for a caffeine based drink to get you going through the day. This is not a long-term solution and of course it’s not a healthy solution. It’s important to understand that what you eat can determine the energy level you have all day. So instead of going for junk food, here’s a list of healthy foods that you can include in your diet to increase your energy and keep it stable during the whole day.

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  • 03/01/2019 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    Healthy and Gluten Free Salad Recipe with Chickpeas and Tomatoes

    The past few weeks have probably brought, besides the Christmas cheer and a lovely time spent with friends and family, a couple of centimetres extra, around your waist. No worries, it can happen … as long as you go back to your normal diet and fitness plan you should be back on track in no time.

    To help you with getting back to your healthy lifestyle, I am sharing with you this healthy, gluten free salad recipe. This is great on its own (if you are vegan) or as a side for lunch. Hope you will enjoy it as much as I do.

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  • 24/12/2018 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    4 Ways to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays!

    The Holidays! We have all been waiting for this time of the year, as this is when we can slow down and enjoy some time off with friends and family. Weather you are going to spend it at home, you are going out, or you are traveling, there will be lots of temptations … from unhealthy food, to neglecting sleeping time and having to much to drink. So instead of all your hard work going to waste and getting stressed about what to eat and drink, why don’t you have a quick look through my list of ways to stay healthy during the Christmas season.

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  • 21/12/2018 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    3 Healthy Holiday Treats to Enjoy This Christmas

    Christmas holidays are almost here. It’s time to slow down the pace and enjoy time with family and friends … and of course this comes with eating delicious Christmas food. Probably your biggest temptation will be the holiday treats and desserts. Who can blame you, when all you will see around you are gingerbread men, chocolate cakes and other naughty treats. 

    But what if I tell you that there is a healthy way to enjoy Christmas treats. In this article, I will share with you my recipes for healthy and quick to make holiday treats, to indulge when you feel like craving for something sweet. The great thing about these recipes is that you can have some fun and creativity and you can play with healthy ingredients and make these recipes your own.
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  • 14/12/2018 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    Warming and Healthy Lunch Recipe: Chicken Stir Fry

    Looking for a warming, healthy and filling lunch idea? How about trying my easy and quick to prepare recipe of Chicken Stir Fry? It takes you only 5 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to cook. Here's my recipe...

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  • 06/12/2018 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    All you need to know about muscle cramps and how to treat them

    It has probably happened to all of us, during workouts, while cycling, at work or during the sleep. Muscle cramps can be very uncomfortable and painful, especially if you are in the middle of an activity and you are not sure what should you do to stop it.

    In this article I will explain what muscle cramps are, why are you experiencing these and I will give you a few tips to help you treat and avoid muscle cramps. Keep reading to find out more!

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  • 30/11/2018 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    5 ways to improve your balance

    Loosing balance is not something that happens only for the elder people. This is something that can affect you even if you are in your mid 20’s. This might not even be on your priority list, but you should consider improving your balance as this is vital for your body to function in an efficient way. If you wonder how you can improve your balance and avoid the risks that come with the loss of balance, like falling and injuring yourself, check out the below recommendations:

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  • 23/11/2018 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    7 tips to help you stick to your workout schedule

    You decided that it’s time to actually work out and stop having excuses. Great! So, you probably have got yourself a gym pass or you have booked some classes and you are slowly progressing. However, after a few weeks for some reason (usually due to the stress from work, exhaustion, holidays, or burn out) you lose your motivation and decide that you feel more comfortable going out or watch a movie at home rather

    than working out.

    What if I told you that there are a few tips and tricks you can use to avoid this situation and to get you motivated and back on track. I’m going to go through these with you below:
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  • 16/11/2018 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    5 Affordable Superfoods to Include in Your Diet

    Everyone talks about fancy and exotic superfoods, such as goji berry, acai, maca root and spirulina powder and why it's beneficial to include these in your diet. However not everyone has access to these superfoods due to location and prices. For this reason, I decided to share with you a list of superfoods that are more accessible and some tips on how you can introduce these into your diet. 

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  • 09/11/2018 - Rich Levy 0 Comments
    Ways in which you are ruining your salad and your diet

    You are changing your life style to a healthier one and you find that salads are more easy and quick to cook … so you stick to your preferred salad recipes for a few weeks. Then you get bored and you start adding all kinds of unhealthy ingredients just so you make it tastier and you end up ruining your diet progress. What's worse is that you don't even realise you are making this mistakes. With this in mind I have written this blog article where I discuss about the ways you are making your salad unhealthy and how you can replace the unhealthy ingredients you might be using.

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