Nutrition

  •   Oats are a great staple in any athletes diet. They provide slow release energy, and are jam packed with health-boosting fibre. Here are some great ideas for giving your oats some life in the mornings! #1 Cacao breakfast oats   Ingredients – 80g Rolled oats – 10 g Organic cacao powder – 240ml Skimmed […]

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  •   By Myprotein Writer |  Nathan Travell  Ever weigh yourself to try and gauge your progress? Ever felt the frustration when the scale reads out the same number for weeks on end? You aren’t alone. Turns out there are powerful reasons why your weight may stay constant despite a cut in calories. …Enter water weight […]

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  • Craving Sugary & Salty Foods? | How To Stop Food Cravings

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on January 26, 2016

      By Jamie Wykes Hobday |  www.train2gain.fitness Primarily, we should first acknowledge what a craving truly is and what causes them. A craving technically is an intense, urgent or abnormal desire for something and can be caused by factors such as dehydration (dehydration manifests itself as a hunger), hormonal fluctuations, emotional attachments, macronutrient/micronutrient deficiencies or […]

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  • Nut Butter Crazy | The Best 10 Ways To Enjoy Nut Butters

    By Laura Bowden | In Nutrition | on January 24, 2016

      Nut butters are one of the most well-loved, versatile foods – not only in the fitness industry – but in the world! It just so happens that they’re an amazing ingredient in creating healthy alternatives of our favourite foods whilst trying to reach our fitness goals. These are our top 10 favourite ways to eat ours… #1 Straight […]

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  • Detox Diet Plans | What Are They? Different Types & Benefits

    By Jack Crabtree | In Nutrition | on January 21, 2016

      Detox diets are extremely popular ways of reducing the amount of ‘toxins’ in our body – whether these be from junk food, sugar, alcohol or even cigarettes. The reason for detoxing is to give the body a break from these substances, to prevent side effects such as weight gain, fatigue and poor health in […]

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  • Calorie Counting To Reach Fitness Goals | Is It Worth It?

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on January 19, 2016

      Luke Teuma | UK Personal Trainer www.leanwithluke.co.uk Whether it’s losing weight, gaining muscle, or preparing for a competition, calories will always be a variable which needs to be thought about and tweaked, but should it be prioritised? Let’s start with the obvious, calories are a major factor in achieving whatever goal you may have, […]

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  •   A high-protein, low carbohydrate diet is simply what it says on the tin. It consists of eating large quantities of protein throughout the day, whilst keeping your intake of carbohydrates as low as possible. The idea behind it is that by restricting your carbohydrates, you are inputting less ‘energy’ to your body,  therefore your body […]

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  •   The Atkins Diet is one of the most well-known diets around. Usually used by those aiming to lose weight, it was initially proposed by a physician named Dr. Robert C. Atkins in 1972. Since then, the diet has been popular among fitness enthusiasts all over the world! What is the Atkins Diet?   Simply […]

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