Nutrition

  •   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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  • Are You Getting Enough Zinc? | 8 Food Sources of Zinc

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on May 27, 2016

      Zinc is an essential mineral required by the body for the immune system to function; for healing and recovery; the manufacture of cells and activity of enzymes, protein synthesis and many other aspects of cellular metabolism! As the body has no special storage system for zinc, it needs to be taken into the body […]

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  •   The Power of Protein For Women Stereotypes are the norm when it comes to protein intake and diets, especially when it comes to women and their fitness goals. Although more and more people are becoming aware of the benefits of protein – for everyone – some still visualise protein to be in relation to pumped-men, consuming […]

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  • Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness | 3 Diet Myths Busted

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on May 22, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer | Jade Attwood   No longer the preserve of ‘hippy lentil lovers’ veganism has hit the mainstream. Despite it’s popularity in the world of health, many in the strength and bodybuilding world would never even consider giving up meat, dairy, or eggs. The stereotype of a vegan usually revolves around images […]

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  • 5 Easy Ways To Make Meal Prep Cheaper

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on May 22, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer | Ben White Whether you’re a student, just starting out or have been training for years, we all know that nutrition for muscle building can be expensive. But it doesn’t have to be, follow the simple tips below to stop your gains breaking the bank! #1 Change your protein sources   […]

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  •   How well do you know your nut butters? Packed with protein, carbohydrate and fatty acid goodness, nut butters are the perfect go-to snack when you’re in need of a quick energy boost. Check out our helpful infographic below for nutritional information and recipe inspiration! Take a look at our exciting new range of nut […]

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  • How Much Water Should I Drink A Day?

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

      By Personal Trainer | Ben Feinson www.nnfitness.co.uk   Water is the body’s principal chemical compound and makes up to a huge 70% of your body weight!  Our bodies are very dependent on water, it has a long list of vital jobs, from carrying nutrients to your cells to flushing out toxins in your organs. […]

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  • Are Carbohydrates Good For Reaching Fitness Goals?

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

      By Myprotein Writer | Chris Oldland   Carbohydrates have been getting a lot of bad press in the fitness world in recent years. There are a lot of low-carb diets and high fat, high-protein Paleo style diets that are becoming more and more popular. While some of these diets have various levels of usefulness […]

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