We've all been there: the day after that heavy weights session or important event, where you struggle to physically function. Whilst a lot of effort goes in to performing to your best, we tend to forget that our body has to perform every day.
Everyone who understands recovery knows that feeling of soreness, tired and strained muscles after a tough performance or sustained training.
As New Year resolutions of becoming fitter and healthier are truly underway, get the most out of your workouts and follow these simple nutritional strategies to optimise recovery
Protein is essential for anyone who is training for increased strength and power. There are a few reasons why, and it's important to understand just how crucial protein intake is before you make any decisions over your nutrition.
Increasing your strength and power is a matter of feeding your muscle the high-quality protein and micronutrients they need to achieve peak performance
If training is the key then nutrition must be the lock. They both work together to help you achieve the greatest training adaptation.
What is clean eating? It is a relatively simple nutritional concept and it’s one that is gaining traction. It involves eating foods that are un-processed or minimally processed; foods that are as close to their natural form as possible. Ultimately, clean eating is a lifestyle choice.
We take a look at the digestion process; food's journey through the body and protein's journey to muscles..
Despite the marketing gimmicks for skin creams and anti-aging elixirs of youth, the best things you can do to look better start from the inside – better nutritional health is the key to feeling good about yourself.
Whether you want to lose weight, control your balance of nutrients or avoid certain foods altogether in order to hit your goals, there are a few simple strategies that can help everyone.
We all know protein is important for muscle growth and maintenance, and one excellent way to make sure you maximise benefits from training is through well-planned meal prep that includes a good amount of protein.
It’s time to rethink the way you’re snacking. Including protein between meals could be the extra edge your diet and fitness programme needs.
Don’t let your diet go to hell just because you have to snack from a vending machine. Here are three good protein snacks you can grab from vending machines.
At Maximuscle we believe the 3 P’s of Protein, Preparation and Portion Control may help guide you in the right direction to have a successful and healthy balanced diet that will benefit your personal goal.
Protein helps with muscle development but with the vast array of information available, ofter saying to consume large amounts of protein, what information should you follow
Everyone snacks, we may not realsie how often we do it or what we've eaten as it's easy to grab a chocolate bar or biscuit if we're hungry, instead of choosing healthier alternatives.
Wondering what the paleo diet is? take a look at Maxinutrion's informative article online today to find out more about paleo foods and nutrition.
making sure you're well hydrated throughout the day is important to health, wellbeing and the ability to continue exercising. So it all boils down to this
All of us are guilty of reaching for a chocolate bar to beat the mid afternoon cravings, and subsequently feeling terrible that our healthy eating vows have been obliterated, however, snacking doesnt have to be sinful.
Eating for exercise starts with eating a healthy balanced diet and then tweaking it for the activity or sport you're participating in. Consuming a balanced nutrient intake will help when trying to achive your goal of a better physique or improving your performance.