“New year, new me” or “This is my year” quotes that we have all said in the past and not followed through with. This year I have decided to put my words into action and book myself on my first ever fitness event. I have chosen to take part in a half marathon. Willians BMW Rochdale Half Marathon, 10k and Fun Run to be exact. … Continue reading My Half Marathon Challenge Week 1
Love them or hate them, Brussels sprouts are a powerhouse of nutritional value and health benefits. Getting these into your diet over the Christmas period will be an easy way to help yourself and the health conscious family members stay on track without worry. Close enough to 100 studies have been published regarding Brussels sprouts and nearly half of them are studies on health benefits. … Continue reading Brussels Sprouts: The powerhouse of vegetables
We all know that Christmas is approaching and the dark mornings and dark cold evenings are here to stay, which means that you are likely to fall out of love with the gym and motivation levels will surely drop. With Christmas approaching fast this means slow morning starts and comfy warm nights in front of the box, not to forget the food. So to stay … Continue reading How to stay motivated over Christmas
Having tried many supplements over the years thinking this is the answer to all my fitness goals, I have dwindled my list down to just a few that I have found which actually work for me and I firmly believe that the list below will help any serious gym user reach there target that little bit quicker. Whey Protein Over the last 10-15 years nutritional … Continue reading The only supplement guide you will ever need
We’ve all heard the quotes. “You can’t out train a bad diet”, “abs are built in the kitchen”, “you are what you eat”. It’s all true, you can train as hard as you want in the gym but if you do not have a solid nutrition plan to go along with all the hard work you can say goodbye to achieving your fitness goals. … Continue reading Macronutrients – What are they?
Ingredients: Serves 4 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 onion, chopped 450g chicken breast 165g jar Korma paste 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g Sweet Potato, cut into small chunks 400g can chopped tomato 100g baby spinach Basmati rice, to serve Method: Heat the oil in a pan, add the onion and cook over a low heat for about 5 mins until softened. Increase the heat … Continue reading Chicken & Sweet Potato Curry
This time of year Pumpkin Spice Lattes are a favourite, maybe even a necessity if you ask me. There’s just one problem, they’re not exactly guilt free, from a healthy eating perspective or on the purse! All is not lost fellow PSL fans, this recipe from asweetpeachef.com has re-worked the autumnal favourite into a high protein, low carb and gluten free, make at home version which … Continue reading Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte. High protein, low carb