Which Foods will Help Me Build Muscle?
5 June 2018


We could all benefit from more muscle. No, that isn’t just a statement from a weights-crazed gym bunny. Hear me out… Muscle is metabolically active, protects joints from injury and gives women a ‘toned’, rather than bulky appearance. Strength training helps offset muscle loss as we age. After 35, we lose between 0.5-1% of our muscle mass annually. That process... View Article


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Do I Need Protein Shakes?
10 April 2018


Protein shakes are big business. In the last 10 years, the market value of sports related protein products in the UK has quadrupled, from sales of £73 million in 2007 to £358 million in 2017. These days you’re unlikely to set foot in a gym without seeing a few dozen gymrats sloshing muddy-looking whey in their shakers. But are these... View Article


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Banana and Almond Protein Muffins
11 March 2018


Happy Mother’s Day. I wasn’t intending to post anything today. My posts are usually written, scheduled and perfected weeks in advance (I’m an angsty writer). But Mothering Sunday got me thinking about my mum and I was inspired to write about how much she inspires me, plus a quick recipe. It was Mum who got me into sport. As a... View Article


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