Dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids; an undervalued form of therapy for mental health!? (Part 1 of 2 – Introducing Omega-3s, study types and omega-3 intake and depression)
What are Omega-3 fatty acids? Avoiding the dull chemistry side of things, there are three omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids that you should be aware of when it comes to human...Read more
Simple strategies for Fat Loss - Tracking Free Tips
Weight and fat loss without the calorie counting Tracking your dietary intake can be an incredibly helpful tool giving a much more analytical insight to how much and what of...Read more
The 3 key strategies for effectively, and safely, "cutting weight"; Research based strategies for acute weight management pre-competition weigh-in
Many sports use "weight tiers / divisions" to reduce the chance of an unfair advantage. As is the case with most things, we, as humans, push these classifications right to...Read more
PCOS Explained; A growing, yet hugely misunderstood problem
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine (hormone) and metabolic disorders faced in pre-menopausal women. Affecting approximately one in five women (based on the new, more...Read more
Lifting insights; How much should I be eating to gain muscle mass but mitigate fat gain?
*My disclaimer, any and all recommendations that arise from this work will likely only be of value to drug free athletes. Additionally, we will only be covering how an individual...Read more
Sugar Addiction; An Objective Overview
What is Sugar Addiction? Sugar addiction refers to an individual's addiction to "free" or "added" sugars. That is, sugars which are not naturally present in a food stuff, meal etc....Read more
Can Caffeine Improve Muscular Strength & Power Performance?
Caffeine in exercise/ sport We here at OUTWRK have our own mini mount Rushmore of ergogenic (performance enhancing) aids. The three Cs - carbohydrates, creatine and caffeine. These three consumables...Read more