Food

Nutrition Myths that Could Be Affecting Your Training

Disclaimer: I'm not a registered nutritionist or dietician. Having said that, being a personal trainer means I do have a good understanding of nutrition, and I regularly look at client food diaries. It's amazing how, when we as PTs make simple adjustments to our clients' recorded eating patterns, there can be such a positive shift… Continue reading Nutrition Myths that Could Be Affecting Your Training

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Refined Sugar-Free Mince Pies

"Mince pie and a cuppa?"...the question is music to my ears in this festive season, especially after a long walk in the cold, or a 'hard' day of Christmas shopping! There's nothing more comforting. Although shop-bought mince pies do vary depending on the brand, they generally all have one thing in common; serious quantities of… Continue reading Refined Sugar-Free Mince Pies

Food, Reviews, Travel

Eating Abroad: Barcelona

This city has so much to offer; beautiful architecture, a buzzing nightlife, street performers, colourful artwork, hidden jazz clubs and (perhaps most importantly) fabulous food! I was really surprised at how health conscious Barcelona is, if you're looking to maintain a balanced diet while you're away this is definitely a good place to go; there… Continue reading Eating Abroad: Barcelona

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Breakfast Ideas

"EATING BREAKFAST HAS LONG TERM HEALTH BENEFITS. IT CAN REDUCE OBESITY, HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES"- National Health Service ...On a more everyday level, it's amazing how having a balanced breakfast can affect: how you think and feel, your energy levels, your cravings, and even your mood. Literally meaning, 'to break the overnight… Continue reading Breakfast Ideas

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Pimp Up Your Salads

Salads...so often made up of limp iceberg lettuce, a few slices of cucumber and a tomato. Sounds mouth-watering? Didn't think so. It's no wonder so many people find healthy eating and traditional 'diets' boring and bland, leaving cravings unfulfilled and bellies still rumbling. I believe the best approach to healthy eating, whilst keeping sane, is… Continue reading Pimp Up Your Salads