Listen to your body.

I spend a lot of time lifting weights and working out. For a long time I wanted to spend every minute I had spare in the gym working out and I started to neglect all of the other things that contribute towards a good weightlifting session and good overall fitness. I got to a point... Continue Reading →

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Food for Thought. Literally.

This past 2 months i've been cutting on a very low carb diet. My calories haven't been to low as i didn't have an awful lot to lose, i was aiming for 1lb a week. In order to burn 1lb a week you need to burn 3500 more calories than you consume. With intense workouts... Continue Reading →

Protein Pancakes

After trying a protein pancake mix for the first time last week i couldn't wait to try out a few home recipes at the weekend and try and make my own from scratch. I don't eat flour, butter or sugar so regular pancakes are out of the question. Oh and don't forget regular pancakes are... Continue Reading →

3 Bean veggie chilli

Now i know here in Dublin we are actually having a sweltering heatwave at the moment, so i know your first food of choice probably wouldn't be a hot chilli. But as well as this roasting weather it is hay fever season, and this chilli is perfect for clearing up your sinuses and for boosting... Continue Reading →

The importance of protein in our diet.

When I decided to become a vegetarian I spent a good few weeks researching everything first. Because I am very active and also do strength training I was worried about how I was going to get enough complete proteins in my diet. Proteins are the basic structure of all living cells in our bodies. The... Continue Reading →

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