Nutrient Timing Revisited: The Science

Nutrient Timing Revisited: The Science

Nutrient timing is dietary strategy whereby specific nutrients (usually protein &/or carbohydrates) are consumed in and around exercise. The post-exercise period is widely considered the most critical part of nutrient timing. Theoretically nutrient timing is designed to optimize the adaptive response to exercise; rebuilding damaged muscle tissue and restoring muscle glycogen reserves. Hence, it is [...]

Foods to Boost Your Fitness & Performance

Foods to Boost Your Fitness & Performance

  What I LOVE about nutrition is the ability to use foods or manipulate macros and nutrients to use to our advantage. Nutrition is key to fat loss, muscle building, endurance and optimal performance. Time to eat smarter and train smarter, not harder! Whether you’re a professional or everyday athlete, or regular gym goer like myself, [...]

Tips for Staying Healthy over Christmas

Tips for Staying Healthy over Christmas

As the silly season approaches and many holiday travel plans are in sight, I thought it would be a good time to share some tips on staying healthy over the Christmas season. This is often a time of over indulgence with work Christmas parties and family and friends get-togethers usually involving an abundance of food [...]

8 Positive Mindset Tips + Jamie Oliver Superfood Salad Recipe

8 Positive Mindset Tips + Jamie Oliver Superfood Salad Recipe

Something I find really hard to see is when people in aim to be healthier or perhaps lose weight or change their body composition, eat a teeny tiny salad for lunch then often cave in to an afternoon 3:30itis chocolate bar or arrive home in the evening and eat the entire fridge. Or worse, starve [...]

Post Workout Nutrition: What to eat after exercise

Post Workout Nutrition: What to eat after exercise

Whether you are male or female and have a goal to gain muscle, lose fat, shape up or improve or maintain your fitness and body composition; don’t waste all that hard work training by not having your all important post-workout nutrition spot on. Gain the results you are after with this guide. Ladies, please put down your [...]