Is the post workout anabolic window really a myth?

Is the post workout anabolic window really a myth?

Posted on 16/09/2016

Is there actually any legitimacy to the claims of a post workout window of opportunity to maximise recovery and gains?

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Nutrition for team sports

Nutrition for team sports

Posted on 13/09/2016

Whether you play sport as part of a team or not, the nutrition needed to perform optimally is very much individual and comes down to no one else but yourself to nail it!

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The 3,500 calories myth

The 3,500 calories myth

Posted on 06/09/2016

Regardless of how you spin it, we know that when stripped back to basics, fat loss comes down to consuming fewer calories than you expend.

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How to use your hands to diet

How to use your hands to diet

Posted on 29/08/2016

When it comes to dieting and losing fat there is no doubt that 24-hour energy balance is the key factor to consider.

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The rundown on HIIT and LISS

The rundown on HIIT and LISS

Posted on 23/08/2016

I´m back with my second article for BTN and today I will cover a really interesting and debatable topic – HIIT and LISS.

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Training principles for building muscle

Training principles for building muscle

Posted on 15/08/2016

From recreational lifter to professional, strength athlete to bodybuilder, gaining strength and causing muscular hypertrophy are both goals which will be emphasised throughout different parts of a training career.

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Diet soft drinks – Are they really that bad?

Diet soft drinks – Are they really that bad?

Posted on 09/08/2016

You can call them fizzy drinks, pop, soda or soft drinks – but whatever you call them, we all know that they’re not exactly classed as 'healthy', right?

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Nutrition coaching: Science or art?

Nutrition coaching: Science or art?

Posted on 02/08/2016

In the world of internet nutrition, there seems to be two sides to the camp: one that propose nutrition coaching is a science, and the other that propose it’s an art.

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Why Calories do Count

Why Calories do Count

Posted on 25/07/2016

When it comes to weight management we can be in no doubt that 24hr energy balance is the single most important factor. In other words, if the energy that you absorb from the food you digest exceeds the energy you use through activity your body will store the excess, mostly in the form of bodyfat.

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Is fruit bad for you?

Is fruit bad for you?

Posted on 19/07/2016

Fruit has been demonised in many circles for many years, as the story goes that ‘fruit is nature’s candy’...

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