WHAT IS A HEALTHY CALORIE DEFICIT?

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For most people, a calorie deficit of between 500–1000 calories per day is perfectly healthy, provided you’re not already a healthy weight (or underweight) and that the deficit isn’t sustained for extended periods of time. This is a blanket rule, … Continued

GOUSTO MEAL BOX REVIEWS

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If like me, you find yourself eating the same meals over and over again, Gousto is a pretty cool concept. Cooking brand new meals from scratch can be frustrating because they’ll typically be 2-3 ingredients that you don’t have in … Continued

ARE PROTEIN BARS GOOD FOR YOU?

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Protein bars have increased in popularity, particularly in the last ten years.  I remember buying some of the first bars that were available from Holland and Barrat back in the day that took about 3 hours to eat because they … Continued

Protein Pantry Review

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Yes, we all love Carb Killas and yes they taste great, but still not quite like having a regular chocolate bar, brownie or cake are they? Enter Protein Pantry.  I first Heard about Protein Pantry on To Hall and Dan … Continued

IS STARVATION MODE REAL?

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TLDR; Stravation Mode is real, but not in the way most people think of it. As most (good) dieticians will tell you, there is a grain of truth to the ‘Starvation Mode’ theory which theorizes that if you start dieting, … Continued

HOW TO ACHIEVE A CALORIE DEFICIT

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TL;DR In order to be a calorie deficit, you need to; Estimate your maintenance calories Based on that, set a daily/weekly calorie target Stick to that target consistently  Monitor weight, activity and calories consistently so you know when/if you need … Continued

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HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU WEIGH YOURSELF WHEN YOU’RE TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT? TL;DR You should weigh yourself once a day, every day.  This will give you the most accurate gauge of your weight over time, and help you understand that … Continued

How To Get Hench

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The million dollar question; how do you get hench? The answer(s) is simple, but not easy to implement; there are a few different principles you need to adhere to consistently, and consistency is the the most important thing here; if … Continued

THE BEST MYPROTEIN WHEY FLAVOURS

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If you don’t want to read the whole article, for me the best flavour is Chocolate Mint. It tastes very close to the real thing and isn’t too sweet. Taste is of course subjective however and Im a big mint … Continued

MY PROTEIN CLEAR WHEY ISOLATE REVIEW

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Just when you thought My Protein couldn’t dream up any more crazy and frankly disgusting sounding flavours (Black Sesame or Chestnut anyone?), they go and pull ‘Clear Whey’ out the bag.  You’re probably used to your protein shakes tasting like … Continued

ARE NOOTROPICS GOOD AS A PRE-WORKOUT?

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Noo-what now? Nootropics are the latest buzzword in the fitness industry; while caffeine has stolen the limelight for quite some time for its mental stimulation properties, whether that’s in a double espresso before you get into that spreadsheet you’ve been … Continued

Dry Fasting: Yet Another BS Nutrition Fad

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Yeah, that’s exactly what it sounds like; nutrition influencers are actually advocating people stop drinking water for significant periods of time, i.e. fasting without water. YES, WATER. You know, that thing that you’re mostly made of that keeps you alive. … Continued

Key Takeaways From The Mac Nutrition Mentorship

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If you’re serious about optimising your body composition, i.e. gaining muscle and losing fat, being better at sport, or just being ‘healthier’ then you pretty much have no choice but to closely scrutinise your nutrition. The problem is, knowing what … Continued

DO YOU NEED A PROTEIN SHAKE AFTER YOUR WORKOUT?

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Unless you hadn’t realised, there are dozens of sports nutrition companies making money from selling powdered milk protein to people like you. They’re not really selling protein powder though, they’re selling a dream, the dream of your ideal physique, the … Continued

Vegan Bodybuilding, Is It Possible?

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TL;DR Yes, but it’s going to be really difficult Disclaimer: I’m no expert on veganism, I know that in general vegan diets prohibit any animal products which obviously eliminates any meat, fish, diary or eggs but I’ve heard that there are certain … Continued

ARE BCAAS WORTH IT?

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TL;DR; No BCCAs are one of the most popular sports supplements on the market right now, and have been for some time. Take a look at the website of your favourite go-to supplement brand and chances are they’ll offer a wide … Continued

What Is ‘Clean Eating’?

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TL;DR There is no objective definition of ‘clean food’ or ‘clean eating’. It doesn’t exist. How many times have you people saying that they’re eating ‘clean food’? ‘Clean Food’ is a buzzword that’s rife in fitness circles at the moment, and … Continued

How To Meal Prep Chicken Thighs

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I used to eat Pop Tarts for breakfast (and sometimes lunch) when I was uni, so I never thought I’d go all Martha Stuart and advise people how to cook, but here I am. Owing to that last statement I … Continued

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HOW MANY CALORIES DO YOU NEED TO BURN TO LOSE 1KG (AND MORE)? TL;DR Track your calorie intake, calorie output, and weight every day so you know how many calories you need to lose weight. Before I start, I’m going to … Continued