Science Corner – Protein and Muscle Growth – Post 1

Science Corner – Protein and Muscle Growth – Post 1

The idea of a high protein diet to build muscle mass has been around for decades. We have all heard tales of bodybuilders and athletes wolfing down their protein shakes and have probably seen Rocky Balboa guzzling his raw eggs. Then again, I am sure that you have all...
Post Workout Recovery Nutrition

Post Workout Recovery Nutrition

In this post we are going to talk about the best ways to help your body to recover after a workout session, a small period of time which gains a whole load of attention in workout circles. During your workout, whether you are weight lifting, circuit training, boxing...
Nutrient Density – Post 2!

Nutrient Density – Post 2!

Sort out your snacks While snacking can be a helpful strategy to keep us ticking over in between meals, or a way to boost our energy levels before a workout, far too many of us reach straight for the biscuits tin. HANDS OFF! Low quality snacks on the lines of...
Nutrient Density – Post 1!

Nutrient Density – Post 1!

Nutrient density simply refers to the amount of nutrients within a portion of food, pretty self-explanatory right? The term ‘nutrients’ generally refers to vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and anything other good stuff which we can absorb from our food....
Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Why are you eating? Are you going all Cave-man/ Cave-woman right now?? Next time anything passes your lips, ask yourself, why am I eating this? This is important, as if you leave your emotions and feelings to do the decision making for you, the outcome is more often...