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10 Tips to Stay On Track and Focused With Your Diet Over the Christmas Period

By Becs Sandwith

December is upon us, which tends to mean more socialising, more meals out, more temptation to overindulge, and for some, a time when there is increased fear around food. There will be times when you may not necessarily be able to control what food is served in front of you

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What Should I Eat After My Workout?

By Becs Sandwith

Our last article covered what to eat to fuel your workout — so now we’re going to look at what happens after your workout. Post-workout is just as important for maximising the effects of your training and improving recovery. There are three main points we want to think about

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What Should I Be Eating Before My Workout?

By Becs Sandwith

What you choose to eat in the window before you begin training makes a huge difference to your performance, how you feel during your workout, and your recovery between sessions. Fuelling efficiently for a training session is an underrated training tool, so we will dive into the what, why, and how!

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The role of Protein and why it’s so important

By Becs Sandwith

In our last article, we touched on what protein is and where you can find protein. Today we will dive a little deeper into the topic and see just how important it is. WHAT IS PROTEIN? Protein is a crucial component of our diets. Proteins are the main building blocks

4 min read

Micronutrients

By Becs Sandwith

In our last blog, we spoke about Macronutrients; what they are, and why they are essential in our diet. In this blog, we discuss Micronutrients and the differences to Macronutrients. Micronutrients include vitamins and minerals, which are essential for the body;

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Macronutrients and Micronutrients – What’s the difference?

By Becs Sandwith

There are three main macronutrients: carbohydrates, proteins and fats. The reason they are called ‘macronutrients’ is that they are needed in larger amounts. All three macronutrients are as essential as each other and come with multiple functions. Carbohydrates are our primary fuel source, consisting of sugars, starches and dietary fibre.

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7 must know nutritional principles for fat loss

By Becs Sandwith

Principle 1 – Calorie Deficit. First things first, you need to be in a calorie deficit. You can achieve this by reducing your food intake or increasing your daily movement and exercise. Ideally, you want to be performing both together, as ultimately, they go hand in hand.

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