• How To Stay Hydrated | Training In The Heat

    By MR PROTEIN | In Endurance | on July 27, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer Scott Sowerby   On average the human body consists of 60% water but can vary between 45 and 75% depending on age, height, weight, gender and body composition (Dunford and Doyle 2008). As its summer the temperature is increasing, this alongside an exercise regime, puts an increasing importance on staying hydrated. […]

  • 5 Yoga Stretches That Every Runner Should Try

    By MR PROTEIN | In Endurance | on July 26, 2016

      By Gemma Seager |   Dedicated runners know the importance of cross training. Other activities like swimming, cycling and strength training make use of muscles that running doesn’t and help keep your body in balance. But have you considered including Yoga as part of your cross training? Yoga is great for runners as […]

  •   By Myprotein Writer | Jamie Wykes Hobday   Whenever we think of the conventional squat, we automatically assume that it is a barbell back squat. Whilst this is no doubt one of the most effective lower body movements for strength and hormonal stimulation, there are other ways of giving your legs a tough workout! […]

  •   By Christopher Tack | Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist   Did you know that cultivation of the spice Turmeric occupies 60% of the total area used for spices and condiments in India(1)? It goes without saying that this spice, derived from the curcuma longa linn root (a member of the ginger family) is a widely popular […]

  • Dehydration Symptoms + Benefits of Drinking More Water

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on July 24, 2016

      Water is essential for human life! While we can survive a significant amount of time without food, the same cannot be said for water. Water is crucial for a number of processes in the body such as maintaining a healthy blood flow and regulating a sufficient balance between potassium, sodium and electrolytes in the […]

  • Hit A Running Plateau? | How To Have Fun With Training

    By James Kuhlwilm | In Endurance | on July 23, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer | James Kuhlwilm Need a training trick? Start mixing adventure into your running schedule! If you’re training for an event, whether it’s an ultra-marathon or a 5k, it’s no lie that tedium can strike at any time: the same concrete pavements, the familiar pot-holes, the same dogs and their owners. Although […]

  • How Pokémon Go Can REALLY Benefit Health & Fitness

    By MR PROTEIN | In Training | on July 22, 2016

      By UK Personal Trainer | James Griffiths   Unless you have been living under a rock, you may have heard of a new mobile app called Pokémon Go – and, if you haven’t, then this is an explanation for people everywhere wandering about recently! The aim of the game is to walk around your local […]

  • Benefits Of A Meat & Nuts Breakfast

    By George Platt | In Nutrition | on July 22, 2016

      We’ve all been told from a young age that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, alongside a glass of water. It helps to kick start our metabolism for the day and gives our bodies the first fuel it needs to perform with enough energy without feeling lethargic and hungry. However, which […]