Food to fuel your muscle…
I realised a few months ago that I don’t consume enough protein in my diet. When you reach the ripe young age of errrrr 40+ and you exercise a lot (which I do), protein is essential component to help with muscle strength and repair. However upping meat and fish consumption can be somewhat sickly especially […]Read More
For the love of Beetroot!
By all accounts and from personal experience, a good dose of beetroot is good to have before exercise as it contains betaine, magnesium, antioxidants and nitrates. Now nitrates are key here because once in the body they convert to nitric oxide which is known to relax blood vessels, which then increases blood flow allowing oxygen […]Read More
Spinning for breakfast? Hell yeah!
I appreciate the thought of getting out of bed in the dark, at the ungodly hour of 6am and heading to a spinning class on an empty stomach might seem unthinkable. For the last few weeks I have been doing just that, including a 20 minute bike ride to get to the studio. I’m not […]Read More