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
Oct
05

Get Your Hands On A Heavenly Hamper!

To celebrate the opening of our brand new premises, we’ve teamed up with our protein-providing friends at The Protein Pick & Mix, of Tunbridge Wells, to bring you a tasty competition! Our fellow nut butter fans are offering up a protein-packed hamper of tasty goodies, including Nuts...

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
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
18

food focus: Head coach Alex’s smoothie recipe

Time to share another smoothie recipe – this time from Coach Alex’s kitchen! I very rarely follow a set recipe as it’s not often I have specific ingredients in the house! I tend to just grab a load of stuff and hope for the best! This morning, I raided the cupboards, fridge and fre...

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...

2015
May
12

coach craig’s April quiz

Q: Do you include outdoor sport into your routine in spring/summer? A: Most years I have played football or been training for a marathon so used to do some form of outdoor training. This year I’m not training for either, so my outdoor routine will be a few body weight and kettlebell sessions i...

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