Find yourself reaching for that bar of chocolate after a workout? Or perhaps you’re partial to a slice of cake (or two) after dinner? For many people out there, the urge to reach for something sweet and sugary during the day is high – and so is the feeling of guilt straight after. But it doesn’t have to be. You can satisfy your sweet tooth and stay on track with your diet at the same time. How? By substituting your sugary favourites for some of our top 5 guilt-free alternatives, helpfully constructed by Sportspace Personal Trainer, Lewis Erskine.Continue reading
It’s National Breakfast Week - a week-long celebration in January championing the importance of the first meal of the day!
During a busy morning, it’s easy to let breakfast slip your mind and leave the house either without eating anything at all, or something that won’t give you the start to the day you need. But breakfast hasn’t come to be known as the most important meal of the day without reason. It breaks the overnight fast that occurs whilst asleep and any educated fitness professional will tell you that skipping breakfast or not eating the right breakfast will cause low energy levels throughout the morning and possibly lead to poor food choices later in the day.Continue reading
How changing your diet can make you fitter and healthier?
These days it can be confusing working out what is the best way to eat for improved health and fitness. With so much information out there whether it be from the Internet, television programmes, or health magazines, some people may find it hard to know who to listen to.
There is some information on nutrition and exercise that most people will agree on though:Continue reading