Run Further, Get Hungry!

Intermittent fasting (IF) may be the secret to revving up your exercise mojo, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology. The study, admittedly carried out on mice, found that access to food increased levels of the hunger hormone ghrelin, and it is though that hunger may also be involved with exercise motivation.… Read More

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What to Eat Before and After High-Intensity Workouts

While it is no secret that military workouts and training regimes are some of the toughest ones out there, a lot of people still find themselves unprepared because they ignore the nutrition aspect of their training regime. With high intensity workouts, you are going to be pushing your body to its limits and beyond, and… Read More

Simple Foods with Exceptional Health Benefits

The things we put into our body have a large impact on our overall health. While many of us enjoy a good unhealthy fast food meal, it is necessary to stock the fridge and cabinets with foods that are good for us. You might even have some healthy foods in your home already. However, some… Read More

Eating & Drinking Before a Workout

Should I Eat Before A Workout? To get the most out of your workout, you need to give your body the right fuel. Eating a meal of snack before exercise will ensure your fuel stores (muscle glycogen) are topped up so that you can exercise harder and longer. Ideally, a pre-workout meal should be consumed… Read More

Protein Meals: Beans versus Meat

“A study found that protein-rich meals based on beans sated people faster than meat. They also ate 12% fewer calories at their next meal.” (REPS UK, 2017, p.7). Reference REPS UK (2017) Beasts v Beans! Fitness Matters: Official Magazine of REPS UK. Issue, Spring 2017. Leeds: Coachwise Limited.