MyProtein MyPre review

Having acquired a couple of flavours of Myprotein’s new pre workout; MyPre, I put them to the ultimate test….. Leg days! First off we’ll start with the taste. I chose the Sour Apple first and wow does it pack a punch! It immediately reminded me of some super sour but tasty sweets I had as…

Quick at home cardio

After a long day and commuting I do not need performing cardio to be long or laborious… so, having taken a bit of inspo from Mr. Ben West (@benwestfit, see photo!) I just smashed out a quick “8 minute and 8 second” mini session in the kitchen. Best of all, no equipment was needed at…

8 – Legs

Each set needs to be a near maximal weight for the desired rep range… Keep rest times to around 60-90 sec0nds. And lift at a controlled tempo. 10 minute warm up. I did an incline walk on the treadmill for this for 10 minutes. Leg extension 1×15, 1×10-12, 1×10-12 HEAVY forced negatives (with partner) Leg…

Sweet Potato/Yam Protein Pancake

An oldie, but a goodie! #Repost Why not try out this mean grain free version of a pancake? High in protein, full of good low GL carbohydrates and tastes amazing. You will need: 1. A frying pan 2. A hob 3. An oven or microwave 4. 1 small-medium sweet potato or yam. 5. 125ml egg…

Dr. Zak’s Protein Bread

Usually I’m not a fan of bread, I find sources of carbohydrates such as basmati rice, gluten free oats and sweet or new potatoes suit me and my body best. However, after a week of having Dr. Zak’s high protein reduced carb bread in my nutrition plan I feel great. I merely adapted my other…

A count down of BAD “health foods” 15-10

#15: Artificial Flavoring Some food that offers “artificial flavoring” like blueberries don’t actually contain real blueberries. From blueberry muffins, to blueberry granola and blueberry sauce, these food products are more than likely to be made up from chemical alteration. If you’re going to be craving for any flavorings, it’s best if you buy your own…

MyProtein Cashew Butter

Very kindly, MyProtein sent me a tub of cashew butter to try out last week and I cannot recommend it highly enough! It tastes amazing. Couple that with a 20% protein content it’s a mighty accompaniment to any meal… I tried it in hot porridge, I got some chocolate (90% cocoa of course) and dipped…

Easy Homemade ice cream – protein variant too!

A quick and simple guide on how to make healthier ice cream at home without the need for gadgets… For all you allergic people out there, great-tasting ice cream is now possible! You can substitute your favourite “milk” into this recipe! And for all you gym bunnies I high protein version is easily made too……

“Greens Crisps” Nando’s style

I really fancied trying to make some Kale crisps after seeing a recipe online about it, but when I went to buy some, none of the supermarkets have any due to the current weather. Once I have a craving, I have to have it! So I grabbed a Savoy Cabbage to give it a go…

Organic Wheatgrass Powder

Who else adds wheatgrass to their Protein Shake? Wheatgrass contains over 90 minerals, including high concentrations of the most alkaline minerals: potassium, calcium, magnesium and sodium. It contains the essential enzymes: Protease (assists in protein digestion), Cytochrome Oxidase (a powerful anti oxidant), Amylase (facilitates digestion), Lipase (a fat splitting enzyme), Transhydrogenase (strengthens the heart muscle)…

Wheat Free Protein Pancakes

No-wheat High Protein Pancakes 1/3 cup cottage cheese, 1/4 cup egg whites, 2.5 scoops of Vanilla Casein or a blend of mainly casein protein powder, 1 tbsp stevia powder. Directions: Combine the cottage cheese, egg whites, and protein powder and blend. Pour the batter into a pan; cook each side approximately 2 mins. Top with…

My version of Starbuck’s Pecan Mocha Brownies

I recently saw a recipe by Starbucks for Pecan Mocha Brownies and thought I’d rewrite it in a much healthier option – which still tastes amazing!!! • 50g coconut oil, • 200g dark chocolate – 90% cocoa, broken into chunks • 4 whole eggs • 30g Stevia • 4 Tspn of your favourite instant coffee…