2016
Sep
07

COACH’S TIP – BE CARB CLEVER!

Recently carbohydrates have had bad press, but you shouldn’t be afraid of them. They’re an essential component of good nutrition, and everybody needs some form of carbohydrate in their diet – especially if the goal is to build lean tissue. Despite this, carbs are still the macronut...

2016
Aug
03

COACH’S TIP – Food: Strength in Variety!

We all have favourites, but when it comes to nutrition, make sure you rotate your protein, fat and carbohydrate sources as often as you can. Different nutrition sources contain different amino acid profiles, different fatty acid ratios, and different fibre volumes, which means that consuming the sam...

2015
Aug
31

Head Coach Alex’s August Quiz

At the moment, with Coach Shyvers and myself getting ready for the move to the new premises, my days are absolutely hectic. I did think about writing a really glamorous description of what people might expect to see in a Head Coach’s ‘Day in the Life’, but I’ve decided to go...

2015
Aug
31

Coach Will’s August quiz

Coach Will guides us through a typical day from dawn to dusk! I’m usually up and about between 6-6.30am, and I start my day with a hot water with freshly squeezed lemon. Great for re-hydrating after a nights sleep. If I feel brave I will get up 30 minutes earlier and do a sprint session in the...

2015
Aug
26

Coach Kirsty’s August quiz

This month we’re delving into our Coaches’ daily schedules and asking them to share how they manage to cram in work and training and study and (most importantly) eating! Here’s a glimpse into a ‘normal’ day in my life! Wake at 6.30am – drink hot water with lemon (yes th...

2015
Jun
24

food focus: coach craig’s smoothie recipe

This month we’re sharing our Coaches’ favourite smoothie recipes … Coach Craig couldn’t pick between his two favourites, so here’s a set of two fantastic flavours to add to your NutriBullet repertoire! If you’re a nut lover or have a sweet tooth, try my cocoa, ban...

2015
Jun
18

food focus:coach kirsty’s smoothie recipe

Our Coaches’ smoothie recipes are going down a storm with you all this month, so here’s another one to try! Coach Kirsty’s recipe is: 40g oats 30g almonds 50g acai pure 40g spinach 50g blueberries 1/2 an avocado 1 banana 250ml coconut water 1 scoop Q5 Warrior Green This should defi...

2015
Jun
03

Food focus: coach will’s smoothie recipe

Following our May #fridgeselfie series, we’re keeping things in the kitchen and sharing our Coaches’ favourite smoothie recipes this month. If you’re recently joined the NutriBullet brigade, this will inspire you! First up this month is Coach Will’s “Purple Power”...

2015
Jun
01

Food Focus: Eggs

This week we’re mostly eating … Eggs! Eggs are fantastic for keeping you fuller for longer, and every single egg is packed with: Vit B2 which helps your body to break down food into energy Vit B12 which is vital for producing red blood cells Vit A which is aids eyesight Vit E which fight...

2015
May
28

food focus: Coach Craig’s Kitchen

A nose around Coach Craig’s kitchen ended up with not so much of a #fridgeselfie, but more of a #sideboardselfie!! We present, some of Coach Craig’s very favourite foods: 1. Coconut Oil – it has one important property, in that it is thermogenic, which will increase your basal metab...

2015
May
21

food focus: Coach Will’s fridge selfie

Welcome to Coach Will’s well-stocked post-holiday fridge! Here are some of my staples: 1. Yeo Valley​ Greek yoghurt. Great for mixing in with almond butter as a pre workout or late night snack. 2. Eggs. A fantastic and quick source of protein, fats, vitamins and minerals so I always have a big...

2015
May
13

Food focus: Coach Kirsty’s fridge selfie

Next up in our #fridgeselfie series is Coach Kirsty! Welcome to my fridge! In here I’ve got chicken breasts and pork loin steaks from Ian Chatfield Butchers, because it’s simply the best protein in Tonbridge! I eat cottage cheese as a high protein snack and so always have a tub at the ready. I...

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