Well-being

Protein in a meat-free diet…

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As more people move away from eating meat, it's important to understand how to still achieve adequate daily protein levels for optimum health. The key to getting enough protein as a vegetarian, or vegan, is to know your options. Obviously these are reduced but it’s still more than possible; it just requires a little

Staying active on lockdown!

If you found that your activity levels decreased substantially during lockdown, you’re not alone. Studies in the UK have shown step counts are down 50% as a result of not doing our daily commute or leaving the house as much as before. Our daily movement plays a huge role in our physical and mental

  • Eating carbs on a fat loss diet

Eating carbs on a fat loss diet…

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Can you eat carbs on a fat loss diet? Yes, you most definitely can… Carbohydrates are essential for the healthy functioning of your body, but not all carbs are created equal and people’s preference for highly processed, refined sources; such as cakes, breads and sugary cereals; has helped fuel global obesity. This has spawned

Should you use dynamic or static stretching pre and post workout?

Whether you should use dynamic or static stretching pre and post workout is a hotly debated topic. Both types have their benefits, but most research suggests that dynamic stretching is preferential before training and static stretching after. Stretching helps to support muscle flexibility so that we have a healthy range of motion in the

Why should you eat more fibre?

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Did you know that the recommended daily intake (RDI) of fibre is around 30g but in the UK we consume just half that amount, on average? So, what exactly is fibre? Fibre is a complex carbohydrate that the body does not digest, meaning we gain no nutrients, energy or calories from it as it

  • Eat the rainbow for optimal health

Eat the rainbow to improve your health!

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Eating the Rainbow is the easiest way to rapidly improve your health. Greens, Oranges, Yellows, Reds, Purples...You get the idea! Consuming a colourful array of fruits and vegetables will provide your body with a unique blend of vital vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients which assist in warding off disease, contribute to a strong immune system

Boost your metabolism with resistance training!

This Spring, invest your time in upgrading your metabolism to help get your body in prime condition for the long-awaited Summer sun! Forget excessive cardio and hugely restrictive dieting; the only way to do this is with proper weight training, since developing lean muscle is key to increasing your metabolism. Fear not, Arnie sized back

Get in your best ever shape this Summer

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Summer, or this year’s version of it, is now upon us. For many of us, the panic has set in about the increasing amount of flesh that we will inevitably have on show and we start searching for quick fixes to help us get in shape fast. Before you buy in to the latest detox

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