• How To Increase Your Pain Threshold In The Gym

    By Nina Chin | In Nutrition, Training | on October 1, 2016

    Written by Jamie Bantleman / Personal Trainer   What is pain in the gym?   How do you define ‘pain in the gym’? Of course, the correct training technique, programming and form are all important factors to avoid injuries in the gym, however often we discuss pain in the same breath as lactic acid build […]

  • Addicted To Sugar? | Find Out Why!

    By Nina Chin | In Nutrition | on October 1, 2016

    Written by Jamie Bantleman / Personal Trainer   Often we make the wrong choices with food selection on our own accord, often needed as a part of a ‘cheat meal’ or simply because you just don’t want to cook or prepare anything. If you are one of those people, you are making the conscious decision […]

  • Binge Eating | Mindset & How To Stop It

    By Nina Chin | In Nutrition | on September 29, 2016

    By Veronica Chu/ Personal Trainer And Bikini Fitness Competitor   As a competitive bikini athlete and personal trainer, I know first- hand how easy it is to slip into binge eating habits. Binge eating is defined as ‘episodes of rapid and excessive food consumption not necessarily driven by hunger or metabolic need.’ It can be […]

  • How Does Food Enhance Your Mood?

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on September 25, 2016

      The food we eat can make a huge difference to our health but also has an impact on our mood! Here are some tips for eating food that will help keep your spirits high!     Fish contains heart healthy fats that are called omegas, which have also been shown in studies to promote […]

  • Benefits of Chickpeas & Chickpea Recipe: Sweet Hummus

    By Nina Chin | In Nutrition, Recipes | on September 23, 2016

      So you want to get more protein in your diet? Have you thought of these little bundles of goodness? Chickpeas. Oh yes!   Facts about chickpeas   Boasting 15g of protein per can, not to mention a fantastic source of fibre.  They also provide you with a daily shot of vitamins and minerals too. […]

  • 5 Healthy Snack Ideas For Kids | Lunchbox Recipes

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on September 20, 2016

      There are so many unhealthy options readily available for kids to snack on nowadays, it can be tough as a parent to say no to them. Make snacks healthy and fun with some of these nutritious ideas that your children will love to make and eat together! 5 Healthy Snack Ideas For Kids   […]

  • New Student? | Tips For Staying Healthy In University

    By Jack Crabtree | In Nutrition | on September 15, 2016

      It’s the new university year – which includes the alcohol based trimmings! It’s very easy to neglect fitness and health altogether not only throughout fresher’s week, but the whole first year, which can lead to bad habits throughout your entire time at university and in later life. This article will hopefully help you prevent […]

  • Should I Be Eating Cheat Meals?

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on September 13, 2016

      This is a really common question amongst athletes and exercisers alike, should I be eating cheat meals? What is a cheat meal? Generally speaking, and for the purpose of this article, a cheat meal is a meal consumed by an individual with a complete disregard to calories or macros. It may be scheduled or […]