Micronutrients have been becoming bigger in stature with wide spread supplementation, in particular the antioxidant claims being of specific interest for both health and exercise. But is there any truth in antioxidant supplementation for exercise support and performance?
Ask around, either in the office or your friends, someone is on a 'diet'. As we get closer to the summer season and the thought for some people donning swimwear, is somewhat of a scary one.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing! In the case of nutrition, no truer words have been said. Turning to the internet for answers, often only complicates and confuses nutritional information. Let our head nutritionist, Gareth Nicholas, share his wisdom on why calories are not the be-all and end-all.
It's on, it's off, it's postponed... The goverenment strategy in reducing childhood obesity is to tackle the location, promotion and advertising of high fat, sugary or salty (HFSS) foods. This potentially opens the door for the protein bar revolution to continue it's growth and popularity among shoppers. BUT are they a healthy alternative or just papering over the cracks?
We see people going into the gym nowadays with no structure to their workouts, they don’t follow a programme and therefore end up choosing a workout to do from YouTube or Instagram hoping to see results. This is not the best approach to take with your training; but this is progressive overload comes in.
New Year, New You. Its that time again when a large majority of us put pen to paper and makes some new year's goals. In not some many days it's also that time when most of those goals are abandoned. With the help of Gareth Nicholas, create a process that you can stick to and make your goals a reality.
No pain, no gain! Ever had that feeling, the muscle aches and pains 24-48 hours after a gym sessions. Chances are you are feeling the effects of DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness). A completely normal but painful inevitability of training. Here's Gareth Nicholas' top tips to help you get over DOMS and back to training.
If you cant over do it at Christmas then when can you? Christmas is always a tricky time to keep the diet in check, but here's some advice from our nutritionist, Gareth Nicholas The sensible approach to the festivities and some hints and tips to beating the bulge.