2015
Apr
30

Head Coach Alex’s April Quiz

As it’s the last day of the month, we’re sharing our final Coach Quiz for April … Take the stage, Coach Alex! Q: Do you include outdoor sport into your routine in spring/summer? A: I try to be as active outdoors as possible! I start most days walking Diesel Dave before work, &...

2015
Apr
22

Food Focus: Broccoli

This week we’re mostly eating … Broccoli! Forget the overcooked mush you had at school, broccoli is awesome! Broccoli is rich in dietary fibre, minerals, vitamins, and anti-oxidants that have proven health benefits. It is incredibly high in vitamin C, providing about 150% of your recomme...

2015
Apr
21

Head Coach Martin’s April quiz

New month, new quick-fire quiz! And first up in April is Head Coach Martin. Find out which athlete he’d love to train with, and steal his favourite NutriBullet recipe! Q: Do you include more outdoor sport into your routine in spring/summer? A: Sprint training in the park. I love to race my dog...

2015
Apr
12

Head Coach Alex’s April Quiz

Q: Your favourite conditioning exercise? A: Complexes. This is a series of compound exercises done with the same weight on a barbell, and the reps can range anywhere from 20-100. Once you pick the barbell up, you won’t put it down until the last rep has been completed. Knowing you can stop any...

2015
Apr
11

Coach Kirsty’s April Quiz

It’s Coach Kirsty’s turn to face our April quiz. Find out who her heroine is and which non-meat food she heads to in order to top up her protein intake! Q: Do you include outdoor sport into your routine in spring/summer? A: Yes, I love to find a good park to train in. All I need is some...

2015
Apr
11

Food Focus: Spinach

This week we’re mostly eating … Spinach! Spinach is an excellent source of vitamins K and A, manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, copper, vitamin B2 and B6, vitamin E, calcium, potassium, and vitamin C. What a list!! It is a very good source of dietary fibre, and one easy way to add it in...

2015
Apr
11

Coach Will’s April Quiz

Catch up with Coach Will and find out about his fascination for travelling downhill at 100mph, and why you should hide and secure any nut butters if he’s in the area! Q: Do you include outdoor sport into your routine in spring/summer? A: I love the outdoors, the summer is a perfect way for me...

2015
Apr
08

Food focus: Dark Chocolate

Following Easter, this week we’re eating – in moderation(!) – dark chocolate! Dark chocolate is a great source of antioxidants, fatty acids, minerals, and is also a source of soluble fibre. Recent studies have shown it can protect against cardiovascular disease, but should still be...

2015
Apr
05

tame the easter bunny

Easter is probably second only to Christmas when it comes to seeing an influx of chocolate and other treats into our houses. Those of you with children probably experience this most acutely, and so this holiday can certainly be a really challenging time for adhering to a nutrition plan. We’ve...

2015
Apr
01

Food Focus: Blueberries

This week we’re mostly eating … Blueberries! Known as a “superfood” for good reason, we love blueberries because they boast the highest antioxidant capacity of all fresh fruit! Blueberries are rich in antioxidants, selenium, zinc and iron. They’re packed with vitamin C;...

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