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Catching up

The last few weeks have been hard work, which is why I haven’t been blogging regularly. It’s taken me a while to shake off the despondency of having my bikes stolen. Fortunately, I have my work bike back, so I can cycle to work. We’ve improved the security on our Read more…


Friday Five – 5 simple post-workout snacks

Scrambled egg on toast with cheese

If I’ve done a workout, but it’s a while before my next meal, I often have a snack, just to take the edge off my hunger. (This is part of my nutrition strategy!) I quite like to have a protein shake or some yoghurt with protein powder, but sometimes, I Read more…


What’s your favourite post training meal?

After long/important races I generally don’t feel like eating much, although after I’ve showered and had a nap I’m usually tempted by treat food, such as a pizza or ice-cream. However, I try not to indulge in those items when I’m training. After training, I try to ensure that I Read more…


Fuelled by nature

I was recently given the opportunity to try: which is described as “real food nutrition for exercise, recovery, health and weight loss”. The suggested times to drink this ‘meal in a glass’ are: Breakfast – it’s fast and filling Lunch – as a natural alternative to meal replacement products Pre Read more…


Free ebook

OK, so I’ve posted a few times about New Year’s Resolutions and taken part in various debates online about whether or not they work, but whatever you think, there’s nothing stopping you from trying to change your life and doing it one small step at a time is a move Read more…


Spiru… what? Pond gunk or superfood?

Recently the lovely people at myprotein.com sent me some spirulina, so I thought I’d give it a try. The first time I heard of spirulina was nearly a decade ago when  crazy “doctor” Gillian McKeith talked about it on ‘You are what you eat’. McKeith’s credentials have since been rubbished, Read more…