Toned in 10

Toned in 10

10 weeks to lose weight, get toned and keep it off with a realistic and maintainable nutrition plan and training regime. Want to be involved? Read on to find out how.

Disordered Eating in Athletes

Disordered Eating in Athletes

Disordered eating is abnormal eating behaviours in order to attain a certain weight or physique. It is often linked to eating disorders. Training for athletes in sports that emphasise appearance and focus on the individual rather than the entire team, for example: gymnastics, figure skating, wrestling, distance running, cycling, horse racing, ballet, swimming, weightlifting, bodybuilding, judo, karate etc, have greater rates of disordered eating than team sports, or sports that are not emphasised by aesthetics.

Why overtraining can decrease your loss in body fat

Why overtraining can decrease your loss in body fat

Overtraining can decrease your loss in body fat. Over time, this cycle of starting the next training session before allowing recovery causes breakdown of the very parts of the body that you work so hard to build up.

Nutrient Timing Around Exercise For Fat Loss in Non-Athletes

Nutrient Timing Around Exercise For Fat Loss in Non-Athletes

There is a difference between the every day training most of us fit in around work, and the training of top athletes who train for a living, so what we need to eat and when, is different. To enhance fat loss from your training please read on!

Can Carbohydrates Make Me Fat?

Can Carbohydrates Make Me Fat?

Eating too many GI carbohydrates will cause a rapid release of insulin, which could cause excess carbohydrates to be turned into fat and deposited in fat cells. So stick to low GI carbs in balanced amounts alongside protein and fat because carbs are important especially when you train a lot, it's just a case of getting the right kinds and in the right amounts.

Minimising Protein Breakdown During Training and Protein Intake Timing

Minimising Protein Breakdown During Training and Protein Intake Timing

When you have depleted muscle glycogen (converted from carbohydrates), protein is broken down. So during high intensity training lasting 1+ hours, protein can make up to a 15% contribution to energy needs.

Calories and Weight Loss- Why Quick Fixes Don't Work

Calories and Weight Loss- Why Quick Fixes Don't Work

'95% of dieters fail to maintain their weight loss within a five year period.' (Anita Bean, Sports Nutrition, 2013). Rather, changing your lifestyle is what has long-term effects on maintaining a healthy weight.

Can high fat diets increase endurance?

Can high fat diets increase endurance?

FOR LESS CONDITIONED ATHLETES, UNTRAINED INDIVIDUALS OR THOSE EXERCISING ABOVE 65% VO2 MAX, HIGH FAT DIETS HAVE NO PERFORMANCE ADVANTAGE (Burke 2004; Erlenbusch 2005). So don't follow a trend just because someone says it's the only way; trust your intuition and follow a plan that suits your needs. It is best to sticking to timing and weighing all of your macro nutrients to suit your body type (carbs, fats and protein) and around the times you train and the type of training you do. Nutrition is like fashion- just because someone with credibility says it is in fashion, it doesn't mean you should wear it, or that it will suit you.

Mainway Nutrition Swansea

Mainway Nutrition Swansea

Whether you want to lose weight, have more energy, or just feel healthier, Mainway Nutrition can help. With nutrition plans tailored to suit your individual needs, we will help you reach your goal.

Importance of Leucine in Building Muscle Mass

Importance of Leucine in Building Muscle Mass

All types of protein are useful for muscle repair, but if you're looking for muscle growth, there is one of the essential amino acids that is key-leucine.