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Prawn & Sweet Potato Loaf

I’m not going to lie, this was very much an empty the fridge of ingredients and see what happens type of thing. I didn’t plan it, but it turned out tasty so here you go. This is a great alternative for your usual meals and goes great with a fresh leafy green salad. It’s also […]

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Banana Bread

A great man once said “If you’re not bulking, you’re sulking”. If you want to put on muscle, you need to eat a lot of food, lift heavy weights and sleep a lot. You can complicate it all you want but if you’re not doing that you’re leaving yourself short. This is a recipe I […]

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Fennel and Apricot Salad

Summer is here (kind of) and sometimes it’s nice to have lighter evening meals than stodgy calorie dense foods. I first had this meal at the fantastic restaurant “Trove” in Levenshulme. It’s a great meat free variation for those who have a very high meat based protein diet and tastes amazing.  Apricots Fennel Rocket Leaves Feta […]

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Cheese Burger Mince Meat

Cooking in bulk is always a great way to ensure you stay on track with your diet. The only issue is that sometimes foods cooked in large quantities can lack taste. This is a variation I’ve made to my beef mince dishes. There’s only a few extra ingredients but it makes a big difference. 5% […]

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Confusion

Confusion: When Things Don’t Make Sense

As the old saying goes “There’s plenty ways to skin a cat”. There is no field where this is more applicable than in the fitness industry. What one trainer will swear by another will condemn. This totally contradictory behaviour will leave punters confused to which method is the best to use. So how can methods […]

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Top Supplements For Winter

Top Supplements To Beat The Winter Blues

Here are my top supplement suggestions to beat the winter blues: 1. Vitamin C Vitamin C is great for boosting the immune system. However, the dosages we get from food are very small in comparison to what we need in order to see benefits. There are around 60mg of Vitamin C in a standard orange. […]

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high protein breakfast

High Protein Breakfast: The Pros and Cons

Over the past 5 years there has been an exponential increase in the prescription of high fat, high protein breakfasts. There is certainly a lot of credibility in this methodology and it has been used to great effect by a plethora of coaches. The aim of this article is to delve a little deeper in […]

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Christmas

Does Christmas Scare You?

It seems that once Bonfire night is over and done with in the UK that we immediately enter the Christmas period. The shops change all their decorations, the weather starts to get chillier and the 2 weeks off work laden with relaxation and over indulgence looms ever closer. It’s a time of seasonal enjoyment, family […]

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