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31 Jan 2017

Depending on where you get your health and fitness advice from, the recommendations for protein can vary dramatically. Consuming an adequate protein intake is essential for success with all fitness goals. Looking to lose weight? Protein intake needs to be elevated. Loo...

23 Jan 2017

Stop what you’re doing! Put down the roast potatoes and step away from the acrylamide…

This morning the Food Standard Agency (FSA) posted an update about the safe levels of acrylamide in our diets. Now we all know that news channels and newspapers love a sensationalised...

11 Jan 2017

As I spend my quiet Sunday evening scrolling through Instagram and Facebook, all I see are smiling faces. I see friends out celebrating, perfectly filtered holiday snaps and some motivational slogans. If you go by these photos alone, everyone seems to have their shit t...

10 Jan 2017

To lose weight, you need to put your body into a caloric deficit. You need to be consuming fewer calories than your body needs. This will cause you to use your fat reserves as an energy source, causing you to ‘lose weight’. This means that, generally, you will be feeli...

6 Jan 2017

If you aren’t already riding the Pokemon wave, we have no idea what you’re waiting for. Stay with us here. Yes we are fully grown adults but so many of us grew up with these loveable monsters that we all seem desperate to fulfil our childhood dreams of becoming a Pokem...

4 Jan 2017

Fitness is at the forefront of a lot of people’s mind this January. Actors and actresses looking to make a few quid are regurgitating nutrition and training advice. Cringe-worthy television programmes endorsing questionable dieting approaches. Fitness clothes are being...

31 Dec 2016

The National Obesity Forum has released a report that has got the newspapers talking and nutritionists bickering.

So what has the report said?

- Apparently: ‘eating fat does not make you fat’. We have to agree with this somewhat. Consuming fat will not make you fat…but...

28 Dec 2016

When you purchase that January gym membership, your motivation is sky high. You picture yourself on the sun lounger sipping Margaritas whilst showing off your new bod in the holiday snaps. But slowly your motivation begins to fade. One missed workout becomes two. Then...

5 Dec 2016

Being physically unfit can be extremely taxing on your body. Walking a flight of stairs may feel like climbing a mountain. That short sprint for the bus may feel like you’ve run a marathon. The human body wasn’t designed to sit at a desk all day or to be laying watchin...

1 Dec 2016

Nothing is more important than your health. Absolutely nothing. If you don’t care for yourself, how are you going to effectively care for the ones that you love?

How often have you planned to exercise and something else has ‘come up’? You’ve agreed to stay a few hours a...

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