Tag Archives: Nutrition

Christmas calories – does the turkey help?

Christmas Calories

The festive period is a time for family, love, and eating. But when you’ve worked so hard over the year to achieve your fitness goals – is it really okay to fall off the rails for a few days and enjoy heap loads of turkey and mince pies?   We hear horror stories of the […]

Meals for Maximum Muscle Growth

Muscle Growth

The following meals all have something in common; they’re clean, delicious, and great for muscle growth (provided you’re devoted to hitting the gym). You may need to adjust the portion sizes according to your aspirations, but these meals are bodybuilder friendly and will provide you with all the nutrients you need to achieve your fitness […]

Getting Back What You Lack – Essential Nutrients

Nutrients

There are numerous fundamental supplements or essential nutrients that need to be put into your body on a regular basis. They can be separated into two classifications: macronutrients and micronutrients. Macronutrients are eaten in substantial sums and incorporate the building squares of your eating routine by furnishing the body with vitality: protein, sugars, and fat. […]

What the best boxers actually bite on!

Boxers Diet

Your gloves are on, you’re super psyched up, you’ve entered the ring, but wait! Before you even think about pounding those punches, it’s going to be impossible to conquer your opponents without putting the right nutrition into your body prior to your big fight. It’s no secret that boxers absolutely must maintain high energy levels. […]

Top 8 Meatless Protein Sources

Protein

Meat-free meals are typically lower in calories, cheaper, and are more sustainable for the environment. It’s absolutely possible to get your daily intake of protein without consuming animals, but many people have one question lingering at the back of their minds; are these complete protein sources? A complete protein refers to the amino acids; essentially […]

The perfect fuel for a footballer

Protein

When it comes to the perfect fuel for a footballer, it’s all about getting the basics nailed before you even think about supplements. Now who’s better to speak about nutrition specifically for a footballer, than a former footballer? Protrition had the pleasure of speaking to Mark Fotheringham, a midfield maestro who played for the likes […]

Breakfast Benefits

Breakfast Benefits

Over the years, good health has been linked to a good breakfast. Not only does it kick-start your metabolism in the morning, but it provides you with sufficient energy to go about your day. But those are a just two of the reasons it’s the most important meal of the day… If you’re a fitness […]

Can You Eat Too Much Protein?  

Protein

Most foods in your local supermarket have that extra dose of a rather special nutrient known as protein. We are a culture obsessed with the macronutrient due to the incredible benefits it provides the body with. Protein is essentially the building blocks that aids muscle growth and repair. It also promotes weight loss and wards […]

Exposed: 5 Misconceptions About Female Fitness

Female Fitness

We are seeing a dramatic increase in women joining the gym than ever before – keen to get fit and lose weight. However, a lack of understanding towards fitness and nutrition could interfere with your goals and cause you unnecessary injury – so it’s important we get our facts straight before hitting the gym!   […]