How to perform the barbell Romanian Deadlift (RDL)… The RDL is one of our favourite go-to exercises for hitting the posterior chain hard! As the knees are less bent than with a conventional deadlift, greater emphasis is placed on the hamstrings, glutes and lower back; and the reduced range of movement at the knees
Muscle growth is all about protein, isn’t it? Whilst it is true that without a sufficient amount of protein you will not grow the muscle you want; most individuals manage to meet this requirement, with a bit of work and guidance, and yet still fall short of the muscle growth they desire. In our
Broccoli, Beetroot & Feta Cheese Salad… Up your salad game this summer with our delicious Broccoli, Beetroot and Feta Cheese Salad. It’s high in fibre, protein, iron, vitamin C and so much more. A bowl full of goodness that tastes even better than it looks! Enjoy on it’s on or on the side of
What are BCAAs and why do we need them? Branch Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) are a group of three essential amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) which play a critical role in maintaining muscle mass. They occur naturally in protein but cannot be produced by the body and must therefore come from your diet.
Squats during pregnancy: why squat when pregnant... Squats are a hugely beneficial exercise to perform throughout pregnancy and can be continued right up to birth. TFR director Yasmin has trained countless women throughout their pregnancies, including herself up to days before giving birth. Here are 3 of her top reasons for squatting when pregnant...
Sustainable healthy eating... our tops tips to eating healthily and sticking with it! It’s that time of year when many of us are looking to shed a little excess weight, tone up and feel fitter and healthier. To make this a long term solution, we need to find a way to eat better (probably
Should Women Weight Train? Cardio rooms, HIIT classes and running groups across the world used to be full of women avoiding resistance training for the fear of “getting too bulky” or looking “masculine”. Trust us, if it was that easy to build muscle, supplement companies would be struggling to make ends meet! The idea
Starting Fresh This January 2021... Here are 4 simple steps to follow to help you stay on track with your goals this year: 1) SET AN ALARM It’s easy to slip into bad habits if you’re not having to get up early for your normal commute, but maintaining a consistent wake up time helps
If you’ve eaten all the mince pies, Christmas pudding & cheese that your body can take; it’s time for a little greenery! Our healthy Tabbouleh recipe is the perfect antidote to Christmas excess; it’s fresh and tasty, packed with nutrients, and makes a perfect side dish to leftover turkey. Ingredients: - 2 large bunches
Baked Sausage, Gnocchi & Brussels Sprouts Recipe Love them or hate them, it’s that time of year that you can’t escape from brussels sprouts; and since they’re packed full of fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, why not give them another chance in this super-simple tray bake that’s delicious and comforting on a cold winter’s