Nutrition

  •   Recovery between training sessions (also known as “training recovery”) is important for ensuring optimal athlete performance. The rigours of combat sports training which includes high intensity technical sessions, resistance training, weight reduction strength and conditioning and plyometric training; means recovery is even more essential. Of course if recovery between sessions is incomplete then it […]

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  •   Suffering with a sore, bloated stomach? Follow these top 5 tips from Myprotein Ambassador Sophie Aris to remove any discomfort you are experiencing! Tip #1: Stay hydrated   Feeling like you’ve scoffed a packet of biscuits but can’t figure out why? It might just be dehydration! Avoid water retention by keeping hydrated throughout the […]

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  • Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth | 5 Must-Try Protein Desserts

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on October 6, 2015

      Dessert doesn’t have to be a “guilty” treat. Whether you’re cutting for a show, trying to get back into a healthier eating routine or simply need that sweet-fix after your meals (or any time of day!) then these higher protein, healthier alternatives to your favourite sugar and fat-laden desserts will do just the trick. Don’t want […]

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  •   By Emma Campbell www.whatemmadid.com There are a few different stereotypes when it comes to protein intake and diets, especially when it comes to women’s fitness and health. The usual stereotypical image is that of protein pumped men, taking their shakes to create a bulky figures and to aid them in becoming super muscle-clad gym […]

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  •   “There is no secret” – that’s the answer you are most likely to hear when questioning jacked and shredded gym freaks… But how do you put that advice into practice? Not many guys in the industry will explain to you how to design a diet and build a meal plan from scratch. After all […]

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  •   Combat sports and the need to reduce weight for competition go hand in hand. Which foods to consume before and after dropping weight prior to competition is confusing to many athletes. A balanced controlled reduction in body mass needs to be combined with a carefully planned pre-competition nutrition regime which focuses on both the period of […]

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  • Top 5 Rugby Nutrition Tips

    By Mr Protein | In Men's Nutrition Articles, Nutrition | on September 23, 2015

    By Myprotein Writer George Studd: Ex-professional rugby player with a degree in Sports Performance who is currently completing an MSc in Strength and Conditioning, and an intern with the Newcastle Falcons Strength and Conditioning team.  Everyone knows you have to train to be a good rugby player – it goes without saying. To be the […]

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  • The Benefits Of Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-Free Diets

    By Jack Crabtree | In Nutrition | on September 7, 2015

    Different dietary lifestyles are becoming increasingly popular due to the versatility of food products and supplements available to cater for all. A few of the most popular are currently vegetarian, vegan and the gluten-free diet – this may be completely down to ethical reasons – alternatively, these dietary options have seen to be adopted for a number […]

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