THE IMPACT OF NUTRITION ON DAILY PERFORMANCE

Sensible Snacking

  The name “snack foods” is often given to highly processed, high-calorie foods like crisps and cakes. However, snacking simply refers to the consumption of food or drink in between main meals, irrespective of how “healthy” it is considered to be (1). The level of snacking is primarily driven by...

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Portion Control and Size

The importance of correct portion sizes Over the last 30 years, we have seen increases in portion sizes throughout the food industry.  In addition to this, portions both inside and outside the home have increased (1). As time goes on, the ‘western diet’ is becoming more popular and the foods within the diet are becoming ever more available. The ‘western...

One Simple Tip to Improve Your Training Results

  Prioritisation A simple but yet overlooked technique is choosing an exercise or muscle group and placing it first in the workout. It may seem like common sense, however, its commonly seen that an individual may want to grow a particular muscle group, but they don't train the muscle group until the halfway or end of the workout. The same...

3 Tips to Help You Build Muscle

Building muscle is a common goal whether that's for functional performance purposes or aesthetic preferences, and for the majority of individuals building muscle is often over complicated. If you class yourself as an intermediate or advanced lifter then focusing on the minutiae of building muscle could be beneficial, however, these three simple areas explained below could be what's missing from...