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What is a Superfood?

Like any buzzword, the term ‘superfood’ is banded around on health and fitness websites and newspaper articles, with the writers claiming they can do all kinds of wondrous and amazing things. Superfoods have been at the centre of debates,…

Sweet and Sticky Chicken and Broad Bean Salad

This tasty chicken salad is a great alternative on a Friday or Saturday night in. It's satisfyingly sticky and sweet - taking inspiration from Thai and Chinese cuisine. You can substitute the chicken for Quorn like we have if you'd like a vegan…

Keep Your Cool

The hot weather has been hitting the UK hard the last few weeks, which is lovely! But it does mean a few tweaks to your health and fitness routine…   Take Inspiration Hot weather puts us in mind of Summer BBQs, so take inspiration…

What is a HIIT workout?

HIIT has been the workout of the moment for a good few years now. Made famous by the likes of internet personalities like The Body Coach Joe Wickes, these workouts promise low time commitment with fast results. But what are they, and how do…

What to do when you hit a plateau

If you’re on a health and fitness journey, sooner or later you’ll find you hit a plateau. If your goal is weight loss, you might find the scales are stagnant. If you want to get fitter or stronger, smashing your personal best may become…

Finding Your Motivation

So, it’s January, and you've promised yourself to get healthier, stronger, fitter, leaner... But now what? First things first, we need to discover what it is that motivates you. This could be something like, wanting to feel good about…

Staying Lean at Christmas

So, Christmas is right around the corner and you’re worried about gaining weight over the festivities. You’re scared about peer pressure from friends and family, and you’re not prepared for the train-wreck the extra food and alcohol will…

The Truth About Paleo

What is the Paleo Diet? Paleo is short for Paleolithic Era, which was approximately 2.5 million years ago, long before farming and agriculture. At this time people would only be able to obtain nutrition from their surroundings. It's thought…

Summer Butternut Salad

This is one of my favourite salad recipes – hearty enough to be a full meal on it’s own, but equally great with a BBQ. The first time I had a salad like this, I was at a (slightly damp) BBQ with my friend Leanne, who is originally from…