Nutrition

  •   Green is often associated with the colour of health. We were always told as a child to eat our greens, like broccoli, spinach, and Brussels sprouts. The green colour in these foods is associated with the presence of a compound known as chlorophyll. The structure of chlorophyll is similar to blood, and when it […]

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  •   By Personal Trainer & Health Consultant | William Slatter   The glycaemic index (GI) is a way of quantifying how consuming different carbohydrates can influence an individual’s blood glucose levels.  It assigns carbohydrates and carbohydrate-rich foods a score between 0 and 100, with higher scores reflecting a carb which quickly gets digested, and causes […]

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  •   Fruit and veg blends are a growing trend within the fitness industry, and for good reason! They are brilliant supplements that are ideal for increasing your intake of many vitamins and minerals in a simple, tasty and effective way. With summer approaching, fruit and veg blends are ideal for adding to smoothies, shakes and […]

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  •   By Edd Oldfield | Bodybuilder and Personal Trainer   When it comes to leaning up for summer, it’s always a difficult choice deciding the best way to go about it. How can you get your body fat as low as possible whilst retaining all of your hard-earned muscle mass? Everyone’s journey will be slightly […]

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  • Healthy Summer Treats | 4 Quick & Filling Snacks

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on April 26, 2016

      Avoid the ice-cream this Summer and create some of these simple, delicious and filling treats! #1 Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie   Enjoy this creamy, flavoursome combination of sweet, nutty and creamy. Our slow-release casein protein can help to promote satiety, satisfying both your taste buds and your stomach! Ingredients 1/2 Scoop Micellar Casein Powder – […]

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  • By Myprotein Writer | Alex Simpson Following on what “What Body Shape Are You?” and “Muscle Building For Ectomorphs,” we’re distinguishing suitable training and nutrition for Endomorphs. What are Endomorphs?   Generally speaking, endomorphs are individuals that tend put on mass extremely easily. They have naturally broad shoulders, are stronger than average, and have naturally stocky appearances. […]

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  •   Living a gluten-free diet but want to bake some delicious goods? There is a huge selection of highly nutritious gluten-free flours available on the market that makes great substitutes for white flour. Here are some examples of GF flours and some easy tasty recipes so that you can bake up some treats at home! […]

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  • Carb Refeeds | Boosting Your Leptin Hormone For Fat Loss

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on April 18, 2016

      Refeeds are a total game changer if you are dieting! If you have been cutting calories for a while and are struggling to get results, read on to learn how adding in some refeeds may help you increase your leptin levels to help give your metabolism a boost. What Is Leptin?   Leptin is a hormone […]

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