Nutrition

  • High-Protein Snacks to Fuel your Recovery

    High-Protein Snacks to Fuel your Recovery

    15th November 2019

    Protein bars have become the snack of choice for anyone leading an active lifestyle, providing a portable alternative to more cumbersome shakes and time-intensive meals. Here’s our pick of the best… MF BEST BUY: Bio-Synergy Rebel Vegan Protein Bar £44.82…

  • Five Ways to Lose Weight Safely and Effectively

    Five Ways to Lose Weight Safely and Effectively

    4th November 2019

    Dr Warren Bradley, head of nutrition at Goal Master Fitness, explains how you can shift any unwanted pounds without sacrificing energy or performance. Weight loss occurs when the body is in a negative energy balance – a calorie deficit –…

  • Nine of the Best Vegan Protein Powders

    Nine of the Best Vegan Protein Powders

    31st October 2019

    Plant-based protein powders have come along way and most now not only match whey protein for post-workout appeal but also in terms of their recovery credentials. Nowadays, protecting the planet and powering your performance can go hand in hand, as…

  • Can Low-Carb Diets Work for Endurance Training?

    Can Low-Carb Diets Work for Endurance Training?

    30th October 2019

    Can you follow a low-carb eating plan and still have the energy you need for marathons, ultra marathons, Ironman events and beyond? Nutritionist Christine Bailey reports What is a low-carb, high-fat diet (LCHF)? LCHF diets are those that typically propose a…

  • Nine Foods to Boost Immunity this Winter

    Nine Foods to Boost Immunity this Winter

    30th October 2019

    Tweaking your diet during the winter months will help to bolster your defences and improve your chances of recovering from seasonal coughs and colds, writes nutritionist Louise Pyne While exercise helps to stimulate the immune system, more intense sessions could…

  • Why Tofu is a Gym-Goer’s Best Friend

    Why Tofu is a Gym-Goer’s Best Friend

    14th October 2019

    Plant-based nutritionist TJ Waterfall on how tofu can transform both your health and training Packed with protein – and much more Tofu’s forte is that it’s low in calories but packs an impressive amount of protein. It also has zero…

  • The Vitamins and Minerals you Should Be Taking

    The Vitamins and Minerals you Should Be Taking

    4th October 2019

    Performance dietician Renee McGregor explains why the following micronutrients matter Vitamin D is an essential supplement during the winter months Vitamin D In the UK we can only absorb the right wavelength of sunlight to make vitamin D between the…

  • Dispelling Common Myths about Veganism

    Dispelling Common Myths about Veganism

    30th August 2019

    Veganism is on the rise. Nutritionist TJ Waterfall investigates whether a plant-based diet can affect your performance Tofu is packed with muscle-building protein MYTH: vegans can’t get enough protein to build muscle You certainly don’t need meat, fish, or animal…

  • How Often Should you Eat to Build Muscle?

    How Often Should you Eat to Build Muscle?

    27th August 2019

    Is it true that eating small, regular meals is the right way to build muscle – or can you just stick to three meals a day? Nutritionist Christine Bailey has the answer There is much debate about nutrient timing and…

  • Why You Need More Magnesium

    Why You Need More Magnesium

    27th August 2019

    Dose up on magnesium-rich foods to reap some serious health rewards Magnesium-rich foods like leafy greens, wholegrains and nuts pack some serious punch. So, if you’ve been feeling wiped out lately, it might be time to up your intake. 1.…