Gym Etiquette 101

From the changing rooms to the weight area, when it comes to gym etiquette there are a few dos and don’ts that everyone should follow. Although most gyms have a basic code of conduct members must follow, I feel there are some points that should be added to the list – please feel free to add your suggestions in the comments section if I have missed any. 1. Rack your weights! Your mum doesn´t work here, and nobody wants to tidy up after you. If you are strong enough to load the weights on, you´re strong enough to take them off. 2….

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How To Eat Well On A Budget

Many students with limited resources blame their budget for not eating well. In my opinion, that is just another excuse – and can be placed right in line with “I don’t have time to cook” and “I can’t afford a gym membership”. It is all about prioritising. If you want results for all your hard efforts at the gym – giving your body the fuel it needs should be on top of your list, even if you’re on a tight budget. Below you will find some simple tips on how to eat food that is good for your body and…

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Healthy pancake recipes

If you´re not as obsessed with porridge as I am, but still want a healthy and delicious breakfast, then maybe pancakes are your thing. Pancakes are perhaps not immediately associated with a healthy breakfast, but if you use the right ingredients, there is no reason why pancakes can’t be good for you and provide you with the protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats you need to kick-start your mornings. Below you will find 3 of my favourite recipes for pancakes, and remember – you can also make these for lunch, dinner or eat as a pre/post-workout meal.        …

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Top 5 Summer Salads

When summer arrives and the days are hotter and brighter, I always start craving salads. And no, not the boring old salad with lettuce, cucumber and dry ham that will leave you feeling unsatisfied, hungry and craving unhealthy snacks a few minutes later.   I´m talking proper food. Because if you want to run faster, get stronger or jump higher your body needs fuel – and starving yourself will not do you any favours or get you the results you want. So here are my top 5 delicious, healthy and nutritious summer salads that hopefully will satisfy your eyes as…

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5 ways to Pimp your Porridge!

Often when people hear the word porridge they think of a bowl of pallid, sludgy and boring old oatmeal. But that doesn’t have to be the case. I´ll admit, it doesn’t sound very glamorous or exciting at first – but with a little imagination and experimentation in the kitchen, you can kick-start your mornings with the world’s healthiest and cheapest super food! Porridge is high in fibre, and has therefore been proven to improve bowel functions, reduce risks of diabetes, lower cholesterol and to help you lose weight by maintaining steady blood sugar levels throughout the day. In addition, studies have shown…

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