HPR Blog with Candice – The Fitness Hybrid 

Running Comrades?

Running Comrades?

Running Comrades?Here’s some encouragement and advice, especially if this is your first comrades.  The tips below can be applied to most events that challenge our bodies, minds and emotions.    One step at a time, one milestone at a time, one achievement after the...

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All About Health with fitness expert Candice

All About Health with fitness expert Candice

All About HealthMy name is Candice. I am a personal trainer, runner, sports nutritionist, business owner, brand ambassador and many other things. I have been a qualified health professional for over 16 years, and I have helped all sorts of people during that time,...

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The Gut Health Protocol

The Gut Health Protocol

The Gut Health Protocol  Gut health refers to the balance and function of bacteria and microbes in your digestive system. It impacts digestion, immunity, and overall well-being. A healthy gut has diverse microbes that aid digestion and fight pathogens. Eating...

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Fuel For Success

Fuel For Success

FUEL FOR SUCCESS How HPR unlocks performance in the world of sport.  The top three priorities for athletes to achieve optimal performance are exercise, movement and nutrition. Understanding how these work—how to fuel your body and practice proper nutrition is super...

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Winter Weight Wonders

Winter Weight Wonders

Winter Weight Wonders  Enter winter! We're now quite solidly into our wonderful winter season…. Everything is crisping up and slowing down ­– the days feel short, the nights seem endless, and everything in us calls for warm meals and cosy beds. Ever notice that...

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Dairy products are “MOOVELOUS”

Dairy products are “MOOVELOUS”

Dairy products are "MOOVELOUS" Dairy, is the d-word in the vocabulary of most health enthusiasts! Why, you may ask? Because dairy products are rich in nutrients which hold a host of “moovelous” health benefits for both children and adults. Let’s kick it off with...

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Couples who train together, stay together

Couples who train together, stay together

An article appeared in Psychology Today in 2014. The title was: 5 Reasons why couples who sweat together, stay together. The author claims that couples who participate in engaging workouts are far more satisfied with their relationship and many felt more in love with...

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HYDRATION is LIFE

HYDRATION is LIFE

HYDRATION is LIFE  In all honesty, we couldn't have thought of a better title if we tried.  Since life is our very existence and hydration is the key process of absorbing water, the combination of the two literally speaks to sustaining life. Let's break it down*:...

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Calcium, the body’s 007

Calcium, the body’s 007

Calcium, the body's 007 Our dear friend, Mr Calcium, is definitely one of the body’s MVPs. Playing numerous roles, this macromineral packs quite a punch – let’s see why. If you had to ask, why is calcium good for a person, the average Joe would likely say, “because...

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To Carb or Not to Carb?

To Carb or Not to Carb?

To Carb or Not to Carb Any of these sound familiar? “Carbs make you fat!”, “No thanks, I’m cutting carbs” and “Oooh no, eww, carbs!” You won’t believe how often I hear this! And - No Karen – carbs don’t make you fat; excess calories do! These mere statements about...

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‘Tis the season to be moderate…

‘Tis the season to be moderate…

‘Tis the season to be moderate…The festive season is upon us, and all the hard work you’ve put in during the year is now about to pay off – you get to rock that beach body on the shores, strut the city street in shorts or parade around the pool in #LivingYourBestLife...

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Travel like a PRO without that First-Class ticket.

Travel like a PRO without that First-Class ticket.

Travel like a PRO without that First-Class ticket.Who doesn’t want to travel the world with a personal chef on a yacht in Mediterranean or an unlimited number of flights to exotic destinations? Sounds dreamy, doesn’t it? and what fun this would be with the perfect...

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How to respond to the label and who to believe…

How to respond to the label and who to believe…

How to respond to the label and who to believe... "Introducing our newest trending Superfood. Not only is it All-natural, Organic and Gluten-Free, it's also Sugar-Free, Energy-Boosting and Performance Enhancing. Now with added Pre-biotics, Antioxidants and Collagen,...

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Surviving Covid With HPR

Surviving Covid With HPR

Surviving Covid With HPR …that almost sounds like the title of the next zombie apocalypse movie, right?! Jokes aside, covid is here, covid is very real, and covid really hits home when infections become names of the ones you love. Maybe you don’t know anyone...

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Gluten… the big bad wolf!

Gluten… the big bad wolf!

Gluten... the big bad wolf!It’ll huff and puff and blow(t) your tum down! Oh, how we have villainised gluten, and it’s always a wonder as to why. First and foremost, let’s define this wolf. In short, gluten is a plant protein found most commonly in wheat, barley, rye...

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Can HPR be used for weight loss?

Can HPR be used for weight loss?

Can HPR be used for weight loss? What can and can't be used for weight loss is likely one of the most googled questions of the past 50 years. Depending on the industry trends, foods bounce from the "naughty" to the "nice" list and back and forth more times than a 4th...

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Intermittent Fasting Health Benefits: Fact or Fiction?

Intermittent Fasting Health Benefits: Fact or Fiction?

Intermittent Fasting Health Benefits: Fact or Fiction? In recent years, a term that has gained considerable traction has been that of "intermittent fasting". Coined a while back by Martin Berkhan and made popular by the likes of Dr Oz, Michael Mosley, even Oprah,...

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Are Proteins Equal?

Are Proteins Equal?

Are All Proteins Equal?This is always the golden question when standing in the aisle and choosing what to put in your shopping basket: to steak or to lentil, to pea or to whey... Many people seem to think that a protein is a protein is a protein, and a carb is a carb...

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Why does HPR milk contain sugar for recovery?

Why does HPR milk contain sugar for recovery?

Why does HPR milk contain sugar for recovery?Sugar is a pretty decent post-workout nutritional addition and, in this case, can be considered your friend… Stop the bus! Wait; what? Why on earth would a sports nutritionist and a scientifically researched post-workout...

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Cow’s Milk – Friend or Foe?

Cow’s Milk – Friend or Foe?

Cow’s Milk - Friend or Foe?I am sure you have heard somewhere along the line that humans are not meant to process and digest cow’s milk. But is cow’s milk as bad as some people assume it to be? As a sports nutritionist and an educated individual on this matter, I want...

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SO WHY

RECOVERY MILK?

HPR is loaded with everything that’s good for you to push through your own limits again and again. Often the difference between good performance and average performance has to do with how you fuel your body and help your body recover. HPR helps you to Push Past Possible.