Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

5 Protein sources suitable for vegetarians

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Health

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As a body building enthusiast, I am a big fan of eating protein because it’s a vital nutrient for our bodies. It all also helps keep you fuller for longer. But most people mistakenly think you can only get protein from meat. Luckily for vegetarians, burgers and steaks aren’t your only options. So, if you’re a vegetarian, or just fancy a break from meat, read on to discover some great non-protein sources to fuel your body. 

Beat blue Monday – the most depressing day of the year

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Health

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We’ve all come to dread the third Monday of January because in recent years it has been labelled as Blue Monday. It’s a day that has been calculated to be the worst of the year due to failed resolutions, grey miserable skies, and unsavoury debt levels. But it’s useful to know there is no scientific research to back this up. In fact, it was devised by a British holiday company in 2005. So contrary to what we are being led to believe, you can enjoy the day because ultimately, you’re in control here. You can decide whether you will have a good day or not. Here are a few tips to help you have a great day and enjoy it as much as you would any other day. 

Getting into the mindset of Online PT GymWolf

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Fitness

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For the most of us, eating well and exercising seems like a big chore. Despite our best intentions, curling up on the sofa and digging into a family-size bag of crisps binge-watching mindless TV seems a lot more appealing than dragging ourselves to the gym. So how do personal trainers get the motivation to exercise and eat healthy day in and day out? I caught up with online PT Ian Worthington, aka the GymWolfPT, to give me an insight into his mindset and some words of motivation to get people moving. 

Training With An Injury – Here’s How It’s Done Safely

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Fitness

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So, you’ve been injured. Think that’s it for your current training plan? Well, unless your injury is severe, you might actually be able to continue with your usual training. Many fitness experts believe that it’s perfectly fine to train on some injuries as long as you don’t push yourself too hard. Here are some tips that can ensure your training doesn’t aggravate any niggling injuries.

Healthy snacks for those autumnal walks

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Diet, Health

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Autumn is that time of year that screams to be embraced with a run, jog or brisk walk in the fresh air amidst the colourful fallen trees. And if you’re anything like me, a short walk can often turn into a good few hours which means refuelling en route. But whether you are planning a short or longer walk, it pays to have an energy-boosting snack with you. That way you will not undo all that hard work the moment you return home and find yourself raiding the fridge. Getting the right nutrition inside you, means you will be able to perform at your optimum fitness levels. Here are my five go-to fuels that will keep me on track while I enjoy the great outdoors.