Nutrition

  •   By Myprotein Writer Nathan Travell   Diet is king for those wishing to change their physique – but how do you really change it to suit your goals? It is quite simple – if you want to get bigger, add additional ‘energy’ (in the form of calories – this is known as a surplus), […]

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  • The Difference Between Keto & Low-Carb Diets

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on June 10, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer | Shaun Chapman The Ketogenic Diet or – Keto Diet – limits carbohydrate intake to around 50g per day or 5% energy intake – whereas a low-carb diet has no definition. Personal perceptions of low carb may be completely different to another person’s. In fact, on a ketogenic diet, the macronutrient […]

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  • The Disadvantages of Flexible Dieting

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on June 8, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer | Danny Worf Spicer   Flexible dieting is a hugely popular concept used by many fitness professionals all over the world. This dieting approach tracks macronutrients of food and drinks consumed in a day with targets set for the amount of protein, fat, carbohydrates and sometimes fibre which the individual wants […]

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  • Soy Protein | Benefits & Side effects

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on June 7, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer | Alex Simpson   Protein is a macronutrient that is essential for the growth and repair of muscle tissue, plus for the growth and repair of cellular health and function. Because of this, many bodybuilders, athletes, and individuals just generally trying to look after their bodies, will purchase protein supplements and […]

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  •   Most of us remember the television advertisements for milk promoting healthy teeth and bones… but did you know calcium also plays several other important roles in the body, too? What is Calcium?   Calcium is a mineral that is stored mainly in the bones of the human body. Small amounts of calcium however  are stored […]

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  •   The word metabolism basically describes all the chemical processes that happen in the body to keep you alive. For example, keeping your heart beating and vital organs working. In order for the body to be able to perform these functions, it needs energy in the form of calories. Your basal metabolic rate, also known […]

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  • Insulin & Weight Loss | How To Avoid Fat Storage

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on June 1, 2016

      Avoiding unwanted fat storage is at the top of the agenda for most people training, alongside trying to maintain a nutritionally sound diet. However, there is such an abundance of information out there that it can be difficult to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to simply wanting to know what […]

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  •   Post-workout nutrition is absolutely crucial to your progress. If you are pushing yourself in the gym, it’s important to follow up on that with some solid nutrition afterwards. Carbohydrates are critical to recovery in this period. Post-workout, your body will be high in the stress hormone cortisol which is catabolic (breaks down muscle). Your muscles […]

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