• The Running Edit: Nutrition and Stretching

      When it comes to running, nutrition, warming up and cooling down are essential for keeping your performance in tip-to condition. What should you eat? How should you stretch? We asked BULK POWDERS athlete and adidas Runners captain, Sajeh Tavasolie, for much-needed answers. How should I warm-up for a long run? If you head out […]

  • Low Calorie Food Alternatives

      To lose weight you will need to be in a calorie deficit. There are a number of ways to reduce the calories you consume on a daily basis, and it does not necessarily require drastic action. In this article we will be taking a look at some low calorie alternatives you can introduce into […]

  • Common Weight Loss Myths

    There is so much information on the Internet about weight loss. In fact, there’s so much that it’s almost impossible to differentiate fact from fiction, meaning that many people can end up following the wrong advice. There a number of common weight loss myths that people may believe. How to Lose Weight The basic principle […]

  • How to get more Greens in your Diet

      We all know that ‘greens’ are good for us… right? But what exactly are ‘greens’ and why they are so good for us? The most obvious definition of greens is those foods that are green in colour, but there has to be more to it than simply referring to foods that fit in a […]

  • Personalise Your Post Workout Supplementation

      In the few hours after a workout our bodies are in a unique state from which we can benefit from targeted nutrition specific to your goals. From both a recovery and muscle building perspective, as we exercise two important things happen. Firstly, we break down muscle tissue that needs to be repaired and secondly […]

  • How to Enjoy Christmas without Undoing your Hard Work

      It seems like an inevitable part of our Christmas festivities that we are going to pile on a few unwanted pounds; after all we’re constantly surrounded by delicious food and drink. The ‘easy’ thing to do when talking about staying in good shape at Christmas is to talk about things like eating in moderation […]

  • What Makes a Good Breakfast?

      It’s sometimes quite surprising, when you talk to people at school, college or work, to find out just how many people skip breakfast on a regular basis. In January 2017, a survey run by The Express newspaper revealed that a staggering 50% of Britons claim that they do not have time to eat breakfast […]

  • How to Boost your Immune System

      I always find it funny when people say things to me like “How do you work in an Immunology Lab and still get sick?!” – as if studying it makes you intrinsically resistant to disease. I wish the immune system was that simple. That would make for a lot more classical “Eureka!” moments in […]

  • How Much Water Should You Really Be Drinking?

      Consuming enough water is a necessity to make sure you keep your body working optimally. Water plays a key role in maintaining cellular fluid balance, which is essential for cells to work efficiently. Allowing ourselves to become dehydrated can have a massive impact on our performance in and out of the in the gym, […]