protein

23/08/2017

7 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Triathlon

When I started triathlon 16 years ago I knew nothing! Sixteen years later I now coach beginner and experienced triathletes and ensure I pass on to all of them the wisdom gained from 16 years of getting it wrong! Why don't you short circuit 16 years and read this article now to discover the 7 things I wish I'd known when I started triathlon.
07/08/2017

Making protein SIMPLE!

Getting sufficient protein into our bodies on a daily basis is VITAL for good health. We need quality proteins to build new quality cells on a daily basis. But how much is SUFFICIENT? How much are we CURRENTLY eating? How can we safely INCREASE the amount of protein we take in daily? This article by Liz, a nutritional biochemist and triathlon coach, helps make protein SIMPLE.
26/07/2017

Muffin in a Cup!

Delicious and healthy muffins are hard to come by. Ones made in less than 5 minutes are non-existent - or so I thought until I found this little gem. Give this one a try for your mid morning munchies!
30/05/2017

The 7 basic rules to achieving balance in your main meal of the day

Many people go wrong in their diets simply because they do not know how to balance their food groups - or in posh speak, their macro nutrients in the main meal of the day. Mistakes are also made because they think they need mounds of food to keep them full or because they do not pay attention to getting enough of the right macro nutrients in them for every meal. I have made tons of my own mistakes so here are my seven basic rules.
16/03/2017

5 Breakfast Blunders & How to Fix Them

We are always being told that breakfast is the most critical meal of the day. Yet in multiple surveys we find that many people 'skip' breakfast or postpone it until well after they have reached the office when it is effectively more like a mid morning snack. In this article we investigate why breakfast is so important to kickstart our day and understand what the experts suggest we should be eating for breakfast.
07/02/2017

Mid Morning Quiz – You’ll Be Amaze Balls at the Results

You have that mid morning ‘snack’ feeling. You know you should eat protein but the chocolate bar looks awfully tempting and the boiled egg looks – […]
01/09/2016

The 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Making a Healthy Lifestyle Change

It’s the first day of spring (down under). Many of us are coming out of our winter shells and thinking about making a healthy lifestyle change. […]
02/08/2016

To snack or not to snack – that is the question!

“To have a mere bite or morsel or eat a light meal.” This is the definition of a snack and was first recorded in 1807. However […]
01/07/2016

Tell Me More About Nutritional Cleansing

What Can I Expect From Nutritional Cleansing? You can expect to feel amazing after competing at least a 30 day nutritional cleansing program using the program […]
30/11/2015

Yeah, it sucks to be female and over 40!

Important information on weight loss after 40, and what to do to maintain healthy weight into middle age and beyond. If you miss the days when […]
15/04/2015

Do I still have an Olympic in me at 48?

An Olympic? An Olympic What? An Olympic triathlon!!! What the? Well – the background to this story is that 13 years ago I was a fairly […]
23/08/2014

The ‘whey’ to a healthier YOU

By Doctor Michael Colgan Your blood cells replace themselves every three to four months. Your muscle cells replace themselves about every six months. Brain cells can […]