Category: nutrition

The fear of eggs comes from the saturated fat and cholesterol content and the premise of the lipid hypothesis that’s says that saturated fat and cholesterol are a major factor for heart disease. Now I’m no medical authority, but given the modern research, I’m not convinced that we haven’t been sold a dud with this […]

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I actually got asked this question this week. Are you kidding me? How on earth did we get to the stage when people are questioning the benefits of fruit? Another personal trainer apparently told a female in our gym that fruit is bad for you and that bananas in particular were to be avoided. “Sugar […]

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If you’re asking if fruit juice constitutes ‘good for you’ then my answer would be, ‘it depends’. People very often grossly underestimate how many calories they get from drinks.  How many calories full stop, but milk, juice, soft drinks, sports drinks and alcohol are all implicated. The real question is whether or not the nutritional […]

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 It’s the beginning of the year and we’re getting a host of nutrition related questions, so over the next few weeks we’re going to share some nutritional guidelines that everyone can use to support their training and help them get the most out of their time spent in the gym. 1. Do the basics Nutrition […]

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