7 Fundamentals to Always Come Back To

My 7-health go-to tips for when you need to regain some structure.   Schedule your exercise Originally, I had written this as strength training and yes, I can tell you all the benefits but most importantly find something you enjoy. Something you can stick to every single week that gets your heart rate up. LookContinue reading “7 Fundamentals to Always Come Back To”

Cauliflower & Kale Bake

Quick, easy and filling lunch. Using vegetables which are in season. Ingredients 1 large cauliflower 1/2 bag of kale 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 100g cashew nuts soaked for 2 hours 4 tbsp nutritional yeast 1 tsp dijon mustard 100ml kefir 200ml oat milk optional: caynne pepper Instructions [1] Begin byContinue reading “Cauliflower & Kale Bake”

Negative Energy Balance – for Fat Loss

What is energy balance? “Energy balance” is the correlation between “energy in” (food calories taken into the body through food and drink) and “energy out” (calories being used in the body for our daily energy requirements).  We convert potential energy stored within our food (measured in kcals) into three areas: work, heat and storage.  EvenContinue reading “Negative Energy Balance – for Fat Loss”

The 3 R’s of Recovery

After a challenging training session or race, how you recover is key to overall performance. If we recover better, we train harder! Providing your body with the correct nutrients at the correct time can affect the rate we recover. Dehydration, glycogen depletion (when our carb stores have been used) and muscle soreness can all beContinue reading “The 3 R’s of Recovery”

Menstrual Cycle, Nutrition & Training

Is it me or does it feel like with every year you get older, PMS symptoms get worse?! Days leading up to it, I can easily cry, sleep feels more disturbed and my concentration decreases. I’m sure my partner would add snappy to that list but hey we can’t be positive all the time 😉 Continue reading “Menstrual Cycle, Nutrition & Training”

What To Eat Before A Workout?

Before I get into this topic it’s key to remember that everyone is different, train at a different intensity and digest food differently. This is a guide as opposed to one set rule, I would suggest playing around with it to see what works for you. The main nutritional goal for a pre-workout meal isContinue reading “What To Eat Before A Workout?”