Clever Ways To Eat More Fruit & Veg

Everyone knows that they need to eat fruit and vegetables to stay healthy, but are we all really getting our 5+ a day? Probably not. One of the reasons is that they’re just not convenient and sometimes we just forget to eat them. So, what if we made fruit and veg more convenient to eat? […]

Lose some lbs whilst saving some £’s

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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 then plan what ingredients they need to buy. Try it for a month and let […]

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 when you are exposed to ultra violet (UV) frequencies found in natural sunlight. Unfortunately, many […]

Marathon Race Day Essentials

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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 the race is and plan route (prior to race day, preferably). Set alarm with plenty […]

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 this really simple for you to achieve carbo-loading correctly. The definition is: Carbohydrate loading, commonly […]

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!   Ingredients: 1 mackerel fillet 1 whole beetroot (not packaged, buy loose from supermarket or veg […]

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 these beauties! The fudge / bites should be stored in the freezer to set first […]

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 (squeeze both ends of the avocado to check if ripe, if there soft then its […]

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 and berries 30 mins before – Eat a small carb-based snack to slowly raise blood […]

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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 folic acid. Beetroot can also reduce blood pressure and the risks of heart attacks and stokes. Although it […]

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 under one roof. We as the consumer have total information overload due to the shear […]