5 tips to stop the Christmas snacking blowout

‘Tis the season to be jolly but don’t let it be the season to lose sight of your goals! Beat the Christmas snacking blowout with these simple tips. 1. Fill up before you go  “Have a few drinks of water, which will also ensure your body doesn’t mistake dehydration for hunger,” says Gawthorne. Or enjoy […]
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A strength coach’s advice on flexible dieting

We chat to strength coach Daine McDonald of Clean Health Personal Training about the buzz word, flexible dieting. Here’s what he had to say. Macros v calories Recent research seems to suggest that, at least from a body composition standpoint, the macro ratio has a much lesser impact than we previously believed – provided that […]
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Protein powders decoded: why and when you should consume protein

Protein powders have become integral to workouts, yet the choice comes with increasing confusion. We investigate the best protein sources for pre and post-workout, fat burning and weight loss. Protein promotes faster muscle rebuilding after a high-intensity or long workout – which tears down muscle tissue. The combination of fast-acting whey and slow-release casein found […]
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Fuelling your body for exercise

So many of us underestimate the importance of correctly refuelling our bodies before and after exercise. Considering our food intake is a crucial factor in getting the best results, it’s about time we gave this topic the attention it deserved. It all starts with eating the right amounts of the right foods. So what’s right? […]
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Pre and post-workout nutrition

Trying to figure out when, what and how much fit-food you need to achieve your fitness goals? We asked the experts for fit fuel formulas. Pre-workout fuel While our bodies need fuel to maintain energy throughout a heavy workout and repair torn muscle can be broadly translated to macronutrient targets, there are subtle factors that […]
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A dietitians advice on macros vs calories

Confused about macros versus calories? We asked accredited practising dietitian and founder of Bites for Health what she thought. Here’s the verdict. Counting macronutrients rather than calories can ensure a more balanced overall diet; however, counting anything around food can be exhausting. The value of attending to macronutrients is to ensure that each meal contains a […]
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Dietitians Blogs

Nowadays diet is a need of every human body. Dietitian is a person who is expert about human nutrition and regular diet. A good dietitian alerts patient upon their medical condition and needs. Dietitian are professional licensed to diagnose and find solution of nutritional problem. Doing job as a dietitian is reward because you can […]
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The psychology behind cheat meals

Cheat meals – can they actually set you up for failure? What is a ‘cheat meal’ really? We asked trainer and founder of Result Based Training gyms, Travis ‘TJ’ Jones to give an insight into cheat meals. He writes. Psychologically, you’re saying you are cheating on your diet – but does that mean you don’t […]
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Easy Oats

Nutritionist Lisa McLean explains the benefits of oats and helps you to choose the right ones for you! photolibrary Oats are a great addition to every diet ANATOMY OF AN OAT:You know that they’re good for you, but what gives them their superstar status? Dietary fibre: Dietary fibre is generally made up of plant components such […]
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