We hear it all the time! “I need to lose weight, but first I must do a detox.” And around this time of the year when we are recovering from the festive season, almost everyone is looking for concoctions to help them detox. The fact is you do not need to cleanse your system with smoothies, juices and all the other products floating around. A healthy pair of kidneys and a well-functioning liver performs the job quite well without the fad diets which tend to deprive the body of nutrients. Desi Horsman, nutritionist, speaker and wellness expert, explains to Fitness Chat why you don’t need to detox to lose weight.
At 45 years of age, she has a smoking hot physique that will give most 20-year-olds a run for their money!
Tercia Dawes is extremely passionate about living a fit, healthy lifestyle and is motivated by knowing that her journey inspires others. For Tercia, her lifestyle is about being healthy on the inside, as well as the outside. And that is why she is incredibly passionate about building muscle in the healthiest way possible and she has managed to achieve her current results 100% naturally, relying on wholesome nutrition and consistently training hard and pushing the limits.
I attended a fitness seminar for women organised by Ripped Femme. The keynote speaker at the conference was the world-renowned weight-loss expert, and creator of Ripped Femme and PharmaFreak co-founder, Don Gauvreau. Don is nicknamed ‘the supplement godfather’ because of his in-depth knowledge and ability to continually develop and discover new and exciting dietary ingredients. I cornered him to chat with him about what he is best known for- supplements- and particularly to chat about what supplements we should take daily for bodybuilding, weight loss, and general wellbeing. Read on to hear what the supplement godfather had to say on this vital matter.