Author Archive Dom Messino

ByDom Messino

Whatever you do… don’t diet!

Here’s why you shouldn’t ‘diet’… but rather change your lifestyle

The change of seasons marks the time when many people review their goals. Talk to a neighbour or friend, and you’re likely to come up with at least one person who wants to ‘improve their fitness’ or ‘lose some weight’.

Goal-setting is considered normal, but just how beneficial is it? How helpful is going on a diet or starting to exercise only to dump it two or three months down the line? Read More

ByDom Messino

When to use a personal trainer

If you’re debating whether or not you should invest in personal training, here are five points to help you determine if you’re at a stage when you actually need one.

1. You’re Lacking Motivation

We’ve all been there – it’s hard to get out of bed or off the couch. Hiring a personal trainer is a built-in gym buddy—one who will make sure you get in the best workout you can every time. It helps that you’re paying your trainer, too; if that’s not enough motivation, we’re not sure what is!
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ByDom Messino

5 great strategies to speed up fat loss

First published at www.mp-body.com

Fat Loss Tip #1 Coffee, insulin and better fat loss

A research study has demonstrated that both caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee consumption after a meal significantly slowed carbohydrate release into the bloodstream. This has a favourable affect on plasma glucose and insulin responses, as well as gastrointestinal hormone profiles, all of which promote more efficient metabolism of fat.

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New anti-aging research on strength training

First published on www.mp-body.com

How many times have you heard someone older than you say things like: “Don’t get old” or “Wait to you get to be my age”?

We can’t stop aging but we don’t have to feel like we are getting older – in our bodies, health and energy levels. New research shows, intense resistance exercise is a key part of that.

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7 things you didn’t know about exercise

First published on www.mp-body.com

1. Exercise cuts your risk of cancer
Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, who recently reviewed 52 studies of exercise and colon cancer, found that the most active people were 21 percent less likely to be diagnosed with this cancer than their least active counterparts. Brisk walking or other moderate activities may lower the risk of colon cancer, but studies show moderate-to-vigorous exercise is needed to reduce the risk of breast cancer.

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ByDom Messino

Meal timing & fat loss

First published at www.mp-body.com

Tell me if this sounds familiar.

You just crushed your workout. Straight away you jump in the car and head home. You arrive home, throw your sweaty clothes in the laundry and jump in the shower.

From there you begin to organise things for your day – you’ve got everything you need to head to the office, you walked the dog, heck you even made after work dinner plans with your bestie.

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