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How to spot a fad diet

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You see it all the time on magazine covers—celebrities losing 8kg in only 4 weeks, and inside you can find out their secrets. But are their tips really going to work for you, or are they just a fad? And if it is, how do you spot a fad diet? What is a fad diet? […]

What is a Poke bowl?

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Poke Bowls are the hottest trend on the urban cafe scene since the introduction of Acai bowls. This Hawaiian inspired raw fish salad is annunciated as Poh-Kay. Poke being the Hawaiian word for slice or cut and refers to the way it traditionally includes diced raw fish served with soy sauce, spring onions, seaweed and sesame oil. […]

Weight gain the right way

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Often nutrition, food and health blogs focus on weight loss. This is not surprising as the latest figures show upwards of 67% of our population is overweight or obese. But there are people who for various reasons need to gain weight–be it for sport, active youths or after being sick (this is often the case […]

Ignite your pre-season with the right fuel

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Getting the right grub before and after training is an underpinning factor to a solid season as FourFourTwo finds out thanks to Emma Stevenson. “In pre-season the key thing to focus on is your energy intake, because the expenditure in the amount of exercise being carried out dramatically increases,” said Emma Stevenson, director of the […]

Getting back on track after the Easter pig out

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It only takes a moment of weakness to derail your intentions to remain chocolate free during Easter. If ‘just one tiny crème egg’ turned into a whole bag plus a life-size Easter Bunny and a “I will just starve next week, it’s a small sacrifice for chocolate”, it’s not too late to get back on […]

Carbo-Heavyweight Clash: Rice or Quinoa

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We hear about ‘carb-loading’ when preparing for a big game, but which type of carbohydrate should we be having? Inside Sport talks sports nutritionist Gavin Allinson to answer the age old question. Do we opt for the nutritional Quinoa or the carb heavyweight Rice? Rice There’s nothing better than some rice with some good takeaway is […]

Ashleigh Gentle: I don’t count calories

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Inside Sport speaks to Ashleigh Gentle about training for triathlons, how she decides on her equipment and the importance of nutrition Fuelling right “I’ve been interested in nutrition for a while. I love to cook and bake and it converts nicely to what I do. It is so important triathletes have enough fuel to enhance […]

3 Myths about good nutrition

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So you’re committed to a good fitness regime but still not losing weight? It may be caused by your diet. It’s hard to change your eating habits, particularly if you’re a person who really enjoys good food. When we socialise with friends and family, most of the time we are together it involves food. If […]