Monthly Archives: March 2018

Easter Treats – The health benefits of chocolate

Easter Treats – The health benefits of chocolate   If you’re anything like us then Easter weekend means one thing and that’s CHOCOLATE! Luckily for us Chocolate has recently been shown to have some great health benefits. First off lets be clear, unfortunately a bar of dairy milk isn’t the chocolate we mean. The research…
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Fuel Your Performance – When to eat before exercise

Fuel Your Performance - When to eat before exercise Fuelling your body for exercise is all about glycogen stores. Carbohydrates are the fuel for almost every type of activity & the amount of glycogen stored in your muscles and your liver has a direct effect on your exercise performance. In ‘The complete guide to sports…
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Thirsty Work!

Thirsty Work! How to stay hydrated for your sport.   Sport is thirsty work; your body uses water for several aspects of performance. Having a good strategy could give you the edge to perform at your best. Whenever you exercise you lose fluid, not only through sweating, but also through water vapour in your breath.…
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Supplements: What really works?

Supplements: What really works? Supplementation can be a great addition to your nutrition planning, but remember to get the basics in first. As we spoke about in previous blog posts (which you can see here), the foundations of your pyramid should be your energy balance (calories in vs. calories out) followed by your macronutrients. As…
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