Things you MUST know to get gains.

When it comes to working out there is a lot talked about lifting heavy, it seems to be a culture that is pushed by those in the know. But is it really the best answer to getting those results when working out? Well I suppose in part this depends on how experienced you are and

Peanut Butter & Jelly Protein Cookies

This twist on a classic is sure to satisfy your sugar cravings while still providing that peanutty protein punch. These cookie sandwiches are packed with tasty Rice Protein Peanut Butter and oats to deliver the perfect post-workout boost. A drizzle of your favourite jam and a sprinkle of Coconut Sugar makes them feel like a

Top 10 richest body builders

Ever wondered who’s made it big in the bodybuilding world? Here’s our list of those who have hit the big time and how they’ve made their riches! These are the ten richest bodybuilders in the world AND how they made their money. So next time you’re thinking, s**t, I can’t do another rep, think where

Before you start fasting you should read this!

There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about intermittent fasting and the benefits of it but is it all it’s cracked up to be. We’ll take an independent unbiased look at the latest phenomenon and the science behind it.  What actually is intermittent fasting? Rather than being a diet as such intermittent fasting

The importance of supplements in a professional sporting environment

This week’s pro article is brought to by semi-pro rugby player Ollie Claxton As a semi-pro rugby player training three times on the field and twice in the gym every week, all on top of a physically brutal match at the weekend, I seriously need to think about what I do with my body. If I

Great North Run

We’re very pleased to be featured in the ‘Essential Kitbag’ section of this years official Great North Run Magazine. This years Great North Run, the biggest half marathon in the world, will take place on 9th September. The race will start from Newcastle upon Tyne and finish at the iconic Tyne Bridge. The 13.1 mile

Product Review: The Protein Works Whey Protein 80

First Impressions: We were expecting great thing from one of the titans of sports supplements and we were unsurprised when opening our packaging to reveal a clean, well branded product. It’s a very distinctive brand and one of the best known in the protein world so our hopes were high of great things.. OK, I

Top 5 Health Trends

It seems as if every new month brings with it a new health trend. With all of these new trends it can be really difficult to keep up with everything but, more importantly, to know which ones work and which ones don’t. Carb-cycling Intermittent fasting Splitting meals High protein Rainbow diet Carb-cycling: Carb-cycling is the

Product review: Vegan Power Nutrition’s Hemp Protein

First Impressions: Upon opening the parcel from Vegan Power Nutrition our initial thoughts were that it was a clean, well branded product and that it’s packaging illustrates clearly what it’s all about. It’s simple and slightly minimalist in style. The product is very easy to mix and actually mixes really easily with a wide range

Why Is Protein Important in Your Diet?

by Matt Durkin MSc Nutrition Specialist Protein, alongside carbohydrates and fat, make up the macronutrients – the food groups that provide the energy we need to live. Like most topics in nutrition, protein has received a massive amount of attention; both positive and negative. This has inevitably led to confusion on the topic. In this