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<p>The G.I. Lean Programme is based on 4 easy principles.</p>

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10 GYM BAG ESSENTIALS

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There is nothing worse than getting to the gym and finding out that you have forgotten something you can’t do without. Packing your gym bag should inspire your workout, not hinder it. To make it easier, we have put together a list of 10 must-haves to add to your gym bag checklist to ensure nothing [...]

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WEIGHT GAIN WONDERS: WATER OR FAT

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Our bodies weren’t designed to gain or lose significant amounts of fat overnight. When the scale suddenly rises, the reason could be due to water retention. Here are some tips to help you identify if your weight gain is water or fat. If you have gained more than 250 grams overnight, it’s most likely water [...]

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SLEEP FOR A HEALTHY METABOLISM

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You may want to take a second look at your sleeping pattern with regards to your weight loss goals. Recent research has found that a lack of sleep can interfere with your ability to control what you eat. According to the American Journal of Nutrition, when an individual is overly tired their brain shifts into [...]

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LOW-GI HUMMUS

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Getting a balance of protein and carbohydrates after your workout couldn’t be simpler with this low-GI hummus recipe. Chickpeas are a great source of protein and, when combined with a complex carbohydrate such as a whole wheat pita, can be turned into a delicious post-workout snack. This easy low-GI recipe makes two cups of smooth [...]

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FIGHT THOSE CRAVINGS

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The G.I. Lean team know that one of the greatest weight loss challenges is fighting food cravings. Fortunately, the solution to appetite control can be found in three types of tea leaves. Recent research has shown that green, black and yerba maté tea leaves cause calories to be burnt faster. Furthermore, yerba maté tea has [...]

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POST-EXERCISE MISTAKES

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Below are some of the common mistakes we make after exercise, and tips to remember to make sure that you get the most out of your workout. Waiting too long to eat. After exercise, the body is depleted of energy and needs food to rebuild muscle. The higher your muscle mass, the faster your metabolism, [...]

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STEPS TO ACHIEVING A POSITIVE BODY IMAGE

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Body image refers to our own perception of our bodies and the assumption that those around us share the same perception. According to the latest South African Body Report published on Whyfive.co.za, a consumer insights website, 78% of South Africans are unhappy with their body image. In order to prevent a low self-esteem, eating disorders [...]

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OVERNIGHT OATS BROWNIE BREAKFAST

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GUILT-FREE TREATS You don’t have to sacrifice your sweet tooth to achieve your weight loss goals. And luckily snack time couldn’t be more delicious with G.I. Lean’s Firm and Lean Shake. Fortified with soy protein, packed with vitamins and minerals, and sweetened with xylitol, G.I. Lean’s Firm and Lean Shake can assist with the growth, [...]

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CONSCIOUSLY CONFIDENT

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Self-confidence is about so much more than physical image and it has many benefits for our well-being. In fact, studies have shown that confidence plays a large role in our mental health and, consequently, our achievements. Confidence helps us confront our fears, tackle life’s challenges, set achievable goals and have a more positive outlook on [...]

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WISER IS THE EARLY RISER

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The snooze button can feel like the greatest invention on a Monday morning! However did you know that it may be doing more harm than good? If you aren’t fortunate enough to be a naturally early riser; you might want to think about becoming one. Recent research has found that getting an early start to [...]

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