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PROTEIN FOODS

PROTEIN FOODS

Increasing your protein intake can lead to increased muscle mass and increased metabolism as well as other benefits.
What’s more, it’s not a restrictive eating method, which means it’s sustainable.
In this article, a list of natural healthy protein foods are listed with the nutritional values and the reasons why these foods are an important component in your diet.

Blueberry Protein Porridge

Blueberry Protein Porridge

This quick porridge protein mix is a great way to break your fast and set you up for the day.

Packed with 40g of protein, 42g of carbohydrates and 20g of fats, this balanced breakfast will energise you till your next meal.

Macronutrients

Macronutrients

Macronutrients are the three nutrients we need to consume to sustain life. The three nutrients are carbohydrates, fats and protein.

But what is the correct ratio? Should you change the ratio for weight loss? What about calories? Does exercise change your ratio?

We look at the Government Dietary Recommendations and compare them with our recommended ratio to kickstart your weight loss goals for Spring.

5 tips for sustainable weight loss

5 tips for sustainable weight loss

There are many diets that will help you lose weight but are they sustainable. Are shakes a long term strategy or counting calories a realistic way to live? Are these diets short-term fixes and detrimental to your health?
I have put together my 5 top tips on how to achieve and sustain your ideal healthy weight without spending a fortune on dietary supplements or following the latest fad diet. These 5 tips will decrease your waistline and importantly, provide you with a long-term strategy to a leaner and healthier version of yourself.

Collagen and Anti-Ageing

Collagen and Anti-Ageing

There has been much interest and research over the past few years on anti-ageing foods to improve our youthfulness. Collagen is at the top of the list thought to reduce the signs of ageing.

What are the different types of collagen? Is it best to supplement with tablets, powders, serums, creams or consume it naturally? And are there vegan alternatives? Does collagen supplementation actually work?

ROB – DECEMBER 2021 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

ROB – DECEMBER 2021 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

Rob has gone from feeling exhausted playing football with his 6 year old son to training four times a week, achieving personal bests in rowing and weight lifting and winning the coveted December 2021 client of the month. Read how Rob has found the motivation and desire to improve his health and fitness, challenge his fiercest rivals and enjoy life more.

British Rowing Indoor Championships 2021 results

British Rowing Indoor Championships 2021 results

All the results from the 2021 British Rowing Indoor Championships held virtually on Saturday 4th December. Compare your Concept2 rower 500m and 2000m times. Measure your fitness and strength. Age categories, lightweight, heavyweight, men’s and women’s events plus junior races.
Also link to commentary and live video feed.

EDWARD – OCTOBER 2021 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

EDWARD – OCTOBER 2021 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

Current research suggests that to make a habit stick it must be performed for 68 consecutive days. The idea of sticking with something for 68 days may feel overwhelming. When taking on a new challenge, focus on session by session. This helped Edward’s mindset when winning his second client of the month award.
Big journeys begin with small steps.

EXERCISE, FOOD AND CHOLESTEROL

EXERCISE, FOOD AND CHOLESTEROL

What is the difference between HDL, LDL and triglycerides and can you improve your good and bad cholesterol levels through exercise and diet. Does the type of fat you eat really matter and can fruit and vegetables eat up fat?

Olympians & Paralympians – July & August 2021 people of the month

Olympians & Paralympians – July & August 2021 people of the month

Success in life comes when you refuse to give up. The athletes of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics simply refused.
The determination and focus on goals gave these extraordinary people purpose to bounce back. Their dedication and self-discipline showed us all how willpower, strength and single-mindedness enables success to achieve your goals in your life.

ELECTROLYTES

ELECTROLYTES

Electrolytes are minerals in the blood that help regulate fluid levels. Drinking electrolyte drinks will help you to stay hydrated for longer and improve your performance. Find out how to make your own healthy electrolyte drink and avoid consuming added toxic ingredients.

FLEXITARIAN DIET

FLEXITARIAN DIET

Following a flexitarian diet highlights an increased intake of plant-based meals without completely eliminating meat. It is about adding new foods to your diet as opposed to excluding any, which can be extremely beneficial for health.

NHS – MAY 2021 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

NHS – MAY 2021 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

This month’s honours go to the NHS, GP’s, pharmacies, military, private sector and all the volunteers for their amazing vaccination programme. They have collectively protected millions of people in the UK from Covid-19. By the end of June, most under 30’s would have had their first jab and over half the population of the UK will have had 2 jabs.

ALEX – APRIL 2021 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

ALEX – APRIL 2021 CLIENT OF THE MONTH

18 pounds lost. Personal best in running, rowing and lifting. More time for devoted to really what matters in his life – his family. Read how Alex found the secret recipe to a happier and healthier lifestyle during lockdown and how he plans to continue when restrictions are lifted.