Category Nutrition

Why I’m using soy protein

As a general rule, I love exercising and I’ve tried really hard to get it back into my routine in 2017. Post exercise, I’m an advocate of using protein powders in shakes to help refuel my body and to help my muscles repair. Usually, I would use whey protein but as they contains lactose and […]

Diet plans: making money from our insecurities?

The weight loss industry is one that has continued to benefit since it was first established over 40 years ago. We’ve seen so many trends emerge over the last few years including the 5:2 diet, Herbalife, detox teas, the Body Coach and so many more, all with hundreds of thousands of followers. The global value […]

Thinner, Leaner, Stronger.

So, I have one friend who is a complete fitness enthusiast and I am constantly asking him questions about health and fitness stuff, especially when I get a bit down about not progressing. I think when you’re trying to get in shape, it’s important to know what you’re doing so you don’t go into it […]

My Fitness Pal (Literally)!

Okay, so now that it is spring time, I think I’ve started to become a little more dedicated to my health and fitness stuff again. After all, summer bodies are built in spring. I’m still very much a fan of the Nike apps and consistently use them and have been doing so for about a […]

Is Protein For Girls Too?

Recently, I’ve been reading discussion pieces in women’s health magazines and on blogs I follow about whether protein should be used for women too. From a personal viewpoint, I’ve never really used protein shakes/ bars before and haven’t even really considered it. I tended to follow the stereotype of thinking ‘Oh I’m a girl, why […]