What to Eat for Breakfast after Hitting the Gym

An early morning session at the gym can be really invigorating and the ideal breakfast may set you up for a healthy, active day. The key ‘do’s and don’ts’ for early morning exercising aren’t different from that for any other time of the day. Everyone is different and some like a workout breakfast and some […]

Balanced Diet and Regular Exercise

You need to make sure that you carry out a regular exercise to stay fit and healthy. If you are planning on losing weight, it is important that you know that a healthy diet and frequent exercise is essential, and should become a life choice rather than a temporary action, as a ‘quick fix’ will […]

Abs are made in the kitchen

Looking to define your abs or achieve a six-pack? You need to start by looking at your diet in terms of the food you fuel your body with before and after your workout. Have you ever looked at that last slice of pizza and thought ‘well I can burn that off on the treadmill later’? […]

What to Eat before and after the Gym

What you eat and when you eat it plays an important role in determining how effective your workout sessions at the gym are. Food fuels our muscles to work harder and longer. It also helps the muscles and the overall body recover after a session at the gym. Pre-Workout Nutrition If you workout on an […]

Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

We should all be aiming to look after and nourish our bodies, and food and nutrition of course has a huge role to play in this. We also need to be mindful of the fact that we should be eating to match our energy needs, particularly if you are very active. When exercising, your body […]

Importance Of Protein

How protein benefits your overall health and physical performance is crucial to understand. Whether you’re, let’s say, a weekend warrior or you’re trying to lose weight or you’re an athlete, protein is important for everybody and just about everyone is deficient in quality protein in their diet. I’m going to go over how to get […]

10 Need to know nutrition facts

With constant mixed messages about health and nutrition, it is often difficult to tell what information is helpful to our wellbeing and how much of what we are reading are facts or fiction. We have summed up what we think our the most helpful ‘need to know nutrition facts’ that will hopefully give you a […]

Why do we need protein in our diet?

Why is protein so important? Protein is absolutely essential for every cell in the body… they are the building blocks that our bodies use to build and repair cells and tissues (muscle) and carry out the instructions of DNA. Made up of hundreds of different amino acids, protein is also required for the body’s function […]

What to eat pre and post workout

To get the most out of your workouts, you need make sure you’re fuelling your body properly before and after you exercise so you stay energised throughout your training and put all those nutrients lost back into the body once you’re finished exercising. So what are the best foods and drinks to consume before and […]