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Nutrition

Mushroom Shawarma

If you’ve ever seen a giant vertical spit packed with a cone of meat at a restaurant or street vendor, you’ve seen shawarma. The flavors come from Middle Eastern cuisine, which means plenty of spice. Cumin, peppers, chilli, garlic, and even cinnamon are common flavourings. And now you can enjoy the same flavours but in this simple to make Vegan version.

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Nutrition

Pasta Curry

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Nutrition Strength & Conditioning

Osteoporosis

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Coaching Nutrition

England’s National Food Strategy… Really?

I have been following today’s news agenda around obesity and food with some interest… but also with my head in my hands in mild despair. Whilst I appreciate the intentions are well meaning, yet again the Government and it’s trusty advisors are missing the point and going about this in a hopelessly ineffective way. Castigating […]

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Nutrition

Should you go Gluten Free?

In a word NO! But that wouldn’t make for a particularly interesting (or indeed balanced) post… Caveat to my single word, “No – unless you have a clinically diagnosed medical condition which indicates you should restrict Gluten from your diet.” So that would be your Dr (not the local faith healer or Karen at the […]

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Coaching Nutrition Running

5 Reasons why you might gain weight when you take up running.

It’s a well trodden path, even before the additional challenges presented by lockdowns and the virus, you decide you need need to lose some weight so you are going to become more active. And to do that you are going to take up running. But wait… What is going on ?!?!?! You are weeks into […]

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Nutrition

Coffee Recovery Smoothie

Not everyone uses “recover” drinks, but for those of you that do then I thought you might appreciate this super simple smoothie idea! Found via those fab chaps at Tailwind UK…

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Cycling Nutrition

GP’s to ‘prescribe’ cycling? And once again we miss the point!

Without wishing to be over cynical, this really stands no chance at all of making any meaningful impact. Which is a shame as people will die. Please don’t misunderstand, as someone that coaches cycling, nothing would make me happier than every obese person in the UK waking up tomorrow and deciding they want lose weight […]

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Nutrition

Tasty Little Snax!

I know that some of you are a bit of a whiz in the kitchen, create bread from basically flour and water, not to mention converting vegetables into delightful meals 😉 Well whilst I am CERTAINLY NOT in that league… I have had a few little gastronomical successes that I wanted to share. 

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Nutrition

Making Sense of Macros

In this, the third part of “Eating Clean & Getting Fat”, I will describe a simple approach to allocating your Total Daily Calorie Expenditure across Macronutrients. Sounds far more technical (and perhaps complicated) than it actually is! Understanding a few key principles will enable you to set daily goals for yourself and identify a sensible […]