Tag: Fitness

What Are Macros?

INTRODUCTION Macronutrients are the nutrients which are required in large amounts by the body, for it to carry out its daily functions. They consist of Carbohydrates, Protein and Fats, each having its own different types which affect the body in different but beneficial ways…

What Are Calories?

INTRODUCTION It is one of the most important nutrition facts in building the physique of your dreams, understanding how they affect your desired food intake and your body is very important in how you work towards your fitness goals, which brings me to the…

Train Your Brain

INTRODUCTION We all have muscle groups that we struggle with and that we see as our weak points of our body, but the greatest muscle to train is one which requires daily effort and focus, because it will not only help in the gym…

Part Two: Once the Bug Has Bitten

INTRODUCTION Firstly, following on from the previous post, I’d like to start off by saying thank you for all the feedback from everyone. This Triathlon journey has been somewhat humbling and a mental switch to say the least.  Before I start covering various topics,…

Spicy Chicken Pasta

NUTRITION PER SERVING 308 kcals 27g Carbs 31g Protein 9g Fats INGREDIENTS • 8oz. (225g) penne • 14 oz. (400g) chicken breast, diced • 1 tbsp. coconut oil • 1 cup (250ml) single soy cream • 3 tsp. harissa paste (or more to taste)…

Vegetarian Moussaka

NUTRITION PER SERVING 256 kcals 37g Carbs 10g Protein 10g Fats INGREDIENTS 2 aubergines, sliced 1 zucchini, sliced 1 red onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, sliced 2 potatoes (400g), sliced 1 tbsp. coconut oil 5 oz. (140g) tomato puree 4 tomatoes, chopped 10.5 oz….

Chunky Beef Soup

NUTRITION PER SERVING 221 kcals 15g Carbs 20g Protein 9g Fats INGREDIENTS 1.1 lb (500g) 90% lean ground beef 1-1/2 tsp. salt 1 onion, diced 2 celery sticks, chopped 2 medium carrots, peeled, chopped 2 cans (28oz/800g) chopped tomatoes ½ green cabbage, chopped 4…