Author: zeemart

Our Favourite Connie Simmonds’ “Can’t Be Arsed To Cook” Recipe

Have you ever picked up a cookbook, flicked through it and found a section called “Can’t Be Arsed To Cook”? Well we have – in a recipe book by Connie Simmonds, whose weight loss story caught the imagination of many last year. After being diagnosed with a fatty liver and told by her doctor to lose weight, Simmonds embarked on a 12-week programme with her PT brother Bradley (who you may recognise from various interviews, workouts and recipes on Coach). Now she’s down to a healthy weight and promoting healthy living via her Instagram and Healthy Forever, subtitled “the...

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The Best Sources Of Protein For Vegans

If you decide to make the switch to a completely plant-based diet there are certain parts of your diet you need to pay close attention to to make sure you’re getting the nutrition you need to stay healthy. One of those is protein, because as a general rule omnivores tend to get the bulk of theirs from meat and dairy foods. Getting all the protein you need from a vegan diet is eminently achievable, even if you have the high protein demands that come with an athletic lifestyle. You just have to know what to eat – so we...

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How To Resist Junk Food Cravings

Breathe and stop Mindfulness isn’t just for staying calm on the commute – there’s evidence that it can prevent food cravings by occupying short-term memory, according to a study from London’s City University. Researchers found that everyone from Buddhists to gym-bros can benefit from a focus on breathing as a distraction – there are plenty of mindfulness apps that are free to try, and a better bet than the biscuit barrel. Sleep off bad habits Staying up late? Apart from the extra time it gives you to eat more – oh, those late-night raids on the cereal cupboard –...

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The Best Pre-Workout Supplements

A Sports Nutritionist’s Recommended Pre-Workout Supplements We all want to have an incredible session every time we work out. It’s the only way to keep moving ever closer to your physique or performance goal. While a varied and nutritious diet and high-quality sleep are essential in allowing you to attack every single workout as hard as possible, there are some supplements that can help you gain an even greater edge so you can perform harder for longer to build a better body. “Whether you’re training for more muscle mass, lower body fat levels or better athletic performance, pre-workout supplementation should...

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6 Reasons To Drink Pukka Lean Matcha Green

The cornerstone of any healthy diet is variety, but we’re all creatures of habit – whether that means turning to coffee every time you need a boost then wondering why you can’t get to sleep at night, or glugging down smoothies because you think that that’s the best way to get your five-a-day (newsflash – it’s not). Just two examples to remind you that you can have too much of a good thing. That’s why we think it’s a good idea to broaden your beverage horizons and stop boring your taste buds. And that’s reason number one why we...

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