If you care about your workouts and getting the most out of them, then you have probably considered and wondered what the right course of action is when it comes to fuelling your body before and after a workout. Without good nutritional habits and timing you can find that your workouts aren’t going to be as … Read more
Eating breakfast before a workout can help you burn more carbohydrates during your workout and help you digest food after your workout more quickly – according to a new study. As a dedicated runner it has always played on my mind whether I should eat breakfast before my morning runs or simply do it on an … Read more
Whether you’re an athlete or fitness enthusiast or just someone who wants to make those dreaded workouts that little bit easier or more productive; then pre workout nutrition is going to be something you want to at least consider. Good nutrition can help your body perform better and get more out of your workout. It can … Read more
Almost everyone craves certain foodstuffs in their lives, whether you are a healthy and varied eater, pescatarian, carnivore, vegetarian, vegan or just plain pregnant! Just that craving and strong urge for a certain type of food can put you into the situation of driving miles to get a cupcake and coffee that you love, or chowing … Read more
As people, we endure a complicated relationship with chocolate. Leaving aside the fact that it’s an undeniable treat for the tastebuds, a typical bar is also loaded with chemicals that flood our brains with feel-good chemicals. Claims that chocolate can actually be healthy are becoming increasingly commonplace. Is this actually true, or once again, are branding whizzes attempting to blind us into jeopardizing our health in the name of profit? Let’s take a look at the evidence.
Our bodies are made up of around 20 percent protein, an essential part of nearly all biological processes. The building blocks of protein are amino acids. Amino acids play an important role in muscles and tissue as they aid cell structure, transport nutrients around the body and influence organ function. One amino acid found naturally … Read more
Glutamine is an amino acid found naturally within the body. In fact, it’s the most common amino acid. Amino acids have a fundamental role in cell structure, organ function and the transport of nutrients. Glutamine has a variety of health benefits, including helping a leaky gut. So, how does glutamine aid the gut and what … Read more