The rise of the 5%ers – Darren Ferguson

Darren Ferguson has been training at Goldstar Gym since 2002. He has always took pride in training and dieting to get huge and feel better about himself. In doing so Rich Piana’s 5% nutrition has acknowledged his efforts and brought Darren on to become a 5% Athlete .

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Fitness & Full Time – Jay Gibson

Jay has been part of Goldstar Gym since September 2013 and it’s leading to his third year competing in the UKBFF (United Kingdom Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation) Men’s Physique category. Having a full time job, training and dieting can take up a lot of time and effort but that’s exactly what Jay makes possible! Continue reading

Lose fat and keep muscle with diet whey

All active people, bodybuilders and exercise enthusiasts know the importance of obtaining the right nutrients, particularly protein, and supplements offer a convenient way to give your body exactly what it needs. Whey protein is one of the most popular supplements for bodybuilders and anyone else who wishes to transform their unwanted body fat into a lean, muscular figure, providing a perfect complement to your exercise and healthy eating regime. Continue reading

Add chitosan to your weight loss plan

Chitosan is a compound substance derived from chitin, which is a biopolymer found in the shells of crustaceans like lobsters, crabs and prawns. It is structurally similar to cellulose, the plant fibre, but has its own unique qualities that set it apart. Research has shown that it can offer many health benefits, helping to reduce cholesterol, aiding digestive functioning and guarding the body against inflammation. It’s also useful for people who are looking to lose weight. Continue reading

CLA supplements can aid your weight loss

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a form of chemical found in linoleic acid, a form of fatty acid which is found naturally in meat and dairy products. This substance has been extensively studied and consistently linked to successful weight management and improved health, leading to its current status as one of the most talked-about nutrients in the world of weight loss. CLA can be a highly beneficial addition to your weight loss efforts, complementing the effects of diet and exercise and enhancing your body’s ability to burn fat. Continue reading

Upping your amino acid intake

Protein supplements offer a quick and convenient way to boost your amino acid intake so your body has access to the nutrients it needs to achieve your exercise goals. There are a wide range of different aminos including branch chain (BCAA) and essential (EAA). If you want to hit your targets, you can help yourself along the way by ensuring you consume a combination of the two. Continue reading

Tips for achieving a leaner body

If you are seeking to achieve healthy weight loss, it is essential to manage your food consumption properly and consider the calories, sugars, fats and carbohydrates you are consuming. A healthy diet and active lifestyle are essential for successful weight loss, but there are some cases when a little extra push is needed, particularly if your losses slow down and you reach a plateau. Continue reading