12 Tips to Help You Stick to Your Weight Loss Plan

12 Tips To Help You Stick to Your Weight Loss Plan Now that we are into the new year, many of us will be embarking on a new weight loss journey having previously tried many ‘celebrity’ diets, extreme diets as well as the countless supplements being sold by friends on social media. Unfortunately there is…

Why should you not be using Juice Plus?

Why Should You Be Careful of Aloe Vera Supplements? I’ve been seeing so much stuff on social media recently about ‪#‎JuicePlus with the tagline: “the next best thing to fruit and vegetables”. With some products costing upwards of £90 a month or “for as little as £3 a day.” To be honest why spend £3 a…

Easy Hummus Dip

Easy Hummus Dip Ingredients Chickpeas Lemon Juice Paprika Cayenne Pepper Olive oil Method Step 1: If using raw chick peas place in a bowl and cover with water. Step 2: Leave overnight (or around 10 hours). Step 3: Add chick peas, lemon juice and spices to food processor. Step 4: While food processor is running, slowly…

How Important is Iron in Sport

How Important is Iron in Sport What is it needed for? Transports oxygen in the blood and muscles  Involved in energy release from cells  Red blood cell production Immune system A lack of Iron in the body can reduce the amount of oxygen that can be delivered to tissues which will result in the capacity…

Nutrition in Golf

Nutrition in Golf Golf is a sport many people feel that nutrition does not play a big role in the success of players. With the Ryder Cup fast approaching and the interest in the sport increasing as a result, I have made this post to give you an idea of the nutritional and requirements of…

New Supplement Aimed at Children

Why Is McDonalds Partnership With A Professional Football Team A Bad Idea? I have recently been made aware of a new dietary supplement which is aimed at “fussy” children. PaediaSure is sold as a shake in a choice of 3 flavours (chocolate, vanilla and strawberry) and is meant to be used by children aged 1-10…

Working With Falkirk Football Club

Working With Falkirk Football Club I recently got the opportunity to work with Scottish Championship football club Falkirk Football Club. In the coming months I will be carrying out workshops and presentations regarding a number of issues such as: Preparation Recovery Nutrient requirements Hydration Muscle building Body fat loss By providing assistance and education to…

It’s not always as good as it looks!

It’s Not Always as Good as it Looks *WARNING! Pictures like this may not be as they seem. Infact these two pictures were taken just minutes apart – Before and after going to the toilet. Many companies who promote fad weight loss diets have numerous ways of manipulating pictures to make their products look more…