Nine Tips To Get Rid Of Stubborn Fat: From Protein To Weights

Many personal trainers and coaches get asked one question a lot. Many of those who go to the gym, or who take part in recreational competitive sports, often have a similar goal. When devising a gym routine, or considering exercise sets and reps, for many there is one thing...

What Body Type Are You?

Are you naturally big boned? Naturally skinny? Do you have a naturally fast metabolism – or a more sluggish metabolism? Each and every one of us has a distinctive body type and shape. There is very little we can do to alter that. The more you understand your body...

Courtney King’s Recipe For Protein Energy Balls

Many of us have simple, on the go snacks to support our busy lifestyles. Often, however, those may not be best for those seeking the high protein, high energy snacks needed for those taking their fitness and gym workouts seriously. There are some health shops that have specialist snacks,...

Banana protein pancakes

Pancakes. Surely we can’t eat them when losing weight or getting fit right? Not really. Here we will show you a great of pancakes that fit perfectly into a healthy diet! Ingredients: Pancakes: 1 scoop of BPI SPORTS U.K. Banana dream best protein 1/2 a banana ? (save the other half...

What is “the Pump”?

What causes vascularity or “The Pump”? When training, muscle contractions cause blood vessels to dilate and also causes blood flow to increase. All that activity in the muscles causes them to expand. This is why you often feel like your muscles look fuller, bigger and more appealing during/just after...

Carb Cycling 101

One very popular current diet method for Fat Loss (and one I have used quite often) is Carb Cycling! Carbohydrates are used as energy by the body; they fuel our workouts, as well as providing ample fuel to be used throughout the day. Ingesting carbs also replenishes our glucose...

Female Hormones and Training

Working with a lot of women (and being Female myself) I know the worst time of the month to train is THE TIME OF THE MONTH. But how do we work around this?? First of all, it’s good to know a bit about your cycle. Days 0-14 (straight after...

Vanilla chocolate iced smoothie

Enjoy this iced protein smoothie anytime of the day, whether it’s a snack or your post workout shake, you won’t regret it! Give it a go! Ingredients: 1 scoop of BPI Sports ISO HD Vanilla Cookie protein powder 2 tbsp of raw cacao powder tbsp of flaked almonds 250ml...

10 Reasons your Diet is holding you back!

No matter how well-intentioned we are when we decide to diet in order to lose weight, we often fail! We tell ourselves that we’re doing everything according to the plan but when we reflect, we realise that’s not exactly true. Below, are the most common reasons for why ‘diets’...