Category: Nutritional advice Sheffield

Survive the big ‘C’ with personal trainer Adam Taylor!

The big ‘C’ is nearly upon us and have you muttered these words yet? “My New Years resolution is…” “Oh this fitted me last year!” Or maybe “After the Christmas holiday I’m going to get my diet sorted and get

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Lose some lbs whilst saving some £’s

Here is one simple strategy to help you lose some excess weight and save money on your weekly shop. This is what I encourage all my clients to do on a weekly basis. Plan their meals throughout the week and

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Sheffield Ten 10 Ten 2015

  Well done to everyone who ran today. Some fantastic performances and PB’s. Anna Howard – 48:27 – 160th (PB) Karis Hodgkinson – 51:04 – 227th Beth Marney – 53:09 – 319th Max Huxham – 56:11 – 435th (PB) Karen

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The winter is coming! – How to top up your vitamin D levels

The mornings are staying darker for longer and the evenings are becoming shorter. Do you get 10-15 minutes of exposure to sunlight everyday? If not, you may have a deficiency of vitamin D. Vitamin D is produced in your skin

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Marathon Race Day Essentials

Marathon Race Day Essentials For me preparation is key to performing well on the day and leaving nothing to chance. Here’s my race day checklist that I use. Make a list – check it and check it again. Know where

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Marathon Race Day Do’s & Don’ts

Marathon Race Day Do’s & Don’ts There are plenty of things before and on race day that you should want to do and not want to do. Below is my list of what I use. It’s not the most definitive

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Marathon Nutrition

What to eat in the final week? If you’ve ever heard someone mention carbohydrate loading or a.k.a carbo-loading you may be wondering what this is. It can be quite confusing hearing / reading about it, so I’m going to make

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Summer Mackerel and Beetroot Salad

Summer Mackerel and Beetroot Salad This summer fish dish is fresh and simple to make. I knocked this up in 10-15 mins for my lunch last week. A mountain of vegetables and salad and I struggled to finish it!  

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Sheffield Half Marathon 12th April 2015

Sheffield Half Marathon So we’ve been training for this race for the past 3 months now and what a superb day we all had. The temperature had dropped and conditions were almost perfect apart from the slight wind. I’m so

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Almond Butter Fudge Cacao Bites

Almond Butter Fudge Cacao Bites If you’re a chocoholic then this recipe is super healthy with no added sugar. These are addictive and make excellent everyday snacks and pre / post race fuel. You only need 5 ingredients to make

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Lincoln 10k 2015

Lincoln 10k 2015 Congratulations to Ellen Badger and Amy Mitchell who both ran personal bests today. Excellent job, well done. Ellen Badger – 1:03:25 (NEW PB)!!! Amy Mitchell – 1:06:38 (NEW PB)!!! Full results here >>>>>

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Baked Egg in Avocado Cups

Baked Egg in Avocado Cups Baked Egg in Avocado Cups Here’s a healthy nutritious breakfast idea for you and quite possibly one of my all time favorites, as it keeps me feeling full for ages. Ingredients: 1 large ripe Avocado

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Success at the Dronfield 10k (Sunday 8th March 2015)

Dronfield 10k Race Congratulations to everyone who ran yesterday. Where was the warm weather that we had been promised by the weather man? This didn’t stop us from running our legs off and producing some amazing results and personal bests

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Pre & Post Race Nutrition Winning Formula

Before you race 2-4 hrs before – Eat carbs for slow release energy, plus a moderate amount of protein with 500ml of water For example – cinnamon with jumbo oats with chia seeds or small handful of nuts or flaxseeds

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Healthy snack bars rich in protein

Protein snack bars Struggling to resist the snacks at work? Make sure you’ve always got something stashed in your desk, coat pocket, car for when the snack monster arrives! Gult-Free snacks that are high in protein e.g. Nuts, meat and

Winter Warming Beetroot, Feta and Squash Salad

Beetroot, Feta and Squash Salad Here’s a super healthy winter warming salad to enjoy anytime of the day. Not only is beetroot great for boosting stamina and making muscles work harder, it also contains potassium, magnesium and iron as well as vitamins A, B6 and C, and

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Fight against the winter bugs! How you can get to optimal health by making smarter food choices

So why is nutrition important? Certain foods will help boost your immune system and some will hinder your immunity. In today’s society leading super market giants like Sainsbury’s, Asda, Morrisons and Tesco have a huge selection of food produce all

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6 ways to reduce body fat and drop a dress size or jean size!

6 ways to reduce body fat and drop a dress size or jean size! Got body fat? I’ve 6 simple and effective ways for you to shed that unwanted body fat. While fat loss can be quite frustrating, these 6

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Long Tour of Bradwell blog

Long Tour of Bradwell 50km, 2094m   Rewind back three years ago and we were living in Glasgow, I was running for a local club called Garscube Harriers and enjoying running for them in short cross country, hill and road

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Think before you drink!

I saw this image the other week and thought I’d share it with you. Please share this article if you know someone who is always drinking one of these sugary drinks. ‘There is a 10% target when it comes to

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Motivational quote

Whilst on holiday I saw this great motvational quote and thought I’d share it with you. Simple isn’t it! Stop wanting things to happen or wishing they would happen just go ahead and make it happen yourself! Grab the bull

Granola Recipe

Resident chef expert Justin Rowntree and Silversmiths Restaurant An incredibly healthy, delicious and simple granola recipe to get you going in the morning or to take with you as a high energy snack on a run or ride. You’ll never

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Passing clouds fell race & Grindleford fell race article

Fell racing I was over near Leek at the Roaches the other weekend racing. The Passing Clouds fell race with 9.82 miles and 1,833ft of ascent to complete. I finished in 4th place with a time of 1hr 13 mins

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Introducing our Resident chef expert Justin Rowntree and Silversmiths Restaurant

Introducing our Resident chef expert Justin Rowntree This week I’d like to introduce you to our Resident chef expert Justin Rowntree owner of Silversmiths restaurant. Over the coming months Justin and his team will be sharing with us some healthy,

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London Marathon race report

London Marathon Congratulations to all of you who took part in the London Marathon yesterday, well done. It was almost perfect conditions yesterday albeit a little warm, with many runners suffering in the heat. 36,000 runners took part, many running

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5 tips for first time marathon runners

5 tips for first time marathon runners 1. Taper your training Taper your training three weeks prior to the race. With all those hours and miles of training under your belt, you will need to slowly tone down your weekly

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10% discount off! Sheffield Up & Running Shop

Up and Running  Don’t forget if you’re after some new running kit please mention my name to Phil and his team at Sheffield Up & Running shop you’ll recieve a 10% discount on anything in store:-) 37-39 Church St
Sheffield
S1 2GL

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Edale Skyline race report

Skyline report Congratulations to Justin Rowntree after a magnificent race. Justin finshed the epic 21.5 mile route with 4,500ft ascent in 4hrs 37mins. The route summits some of the highest peaks surrounding Edale including: Ringing Roger, Win Hill, Lose Hill,

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