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Leaner Life : Pret

By |March 17th, 2020|Nutrition|

LEANER LIFE : PRET Updated by Rachel Surgeoner: Coffee shop or sandwich shop? It doesn’t really matter. Sandwiches, soups and salads make up the majority of the menu. The majority of food is prepare fresh on site everyday. Pret are committed to animal welfare and a reduction in plastic waste, which is good to see from a business of this size. Pret also have an amazing food waste program, in which they [...]

Leaner Life : LEON

By |March 17th, 2020|Nutrition|

LEANER LIFE : LEON Updated by Rachel Surgeoner: Good tasting, mediterranean inspired fast food. Leon’s menu is based around the fruit and vegetables that are in season. Not only does this add to the taste of the food, it is also better for our environment (should we really be importing vegetables from half way across the world?). Leon also source fish, meat and poultry responsible and sustainable suppliers. Here’s our recommendations… [...]

Leaner Life : Lunch with Itsu

By |March 17th, 2020|Nutrition|

LEANER LIFE : LUNCH WITH ITSU Updated by Rachel Surgeoner: Asian inspired food, all made onsite, including the sushi. The salmon is ethically sourced from Scotland and the Norwegian fjords and they have 50 dishes under 500kcal. Here is Proathlon’s recommendations for this tasty lunch on the move… LEAN CHICKEN ZERO SALAD PROTEIN 19.3 CARB 8.4 FAT 6.1 FIBRE 9.2 LOW CARB [...]

Fitness Tech You Should Own

By |December 18th, 2019|News|

With so many health and fitness apps, products & services on the market it can be confusing for the consumer on which one to invest time and money in. Sleep apps, mindfulness apps, DNA testing, blood work, heart rate variability (HRV), the list goes on. All of these products and services are effective; they focus the consumer’s attention on their health and fitness, with the hope that the user makes positive lifestyle changes. This [...]

Are you getting enough Fibre?

By |December 5th, 2018|News|

We recommend the following fibre intake: Women 30-35g per day Men 40-45g per day What is Fibre? There are two types (both are important): Soluble fibre Relatively indigestible, water-soluble carbohydrates found in plants that undergo metabolic processing to enhance bowel health. They include: Oats, dried beans and peas, nuts, barley, flax, fruits like oranges, bananas and apples. Vegetables such as artichokes and carrots. Insoluble fibre Indigestible, non-water soluble carbohydrates found primarily in the structures that make [...]

Hotel Room Workout

By |December 5th, 2018|News|

Short on time, have no equipment but need a full body workout? Then look no further. Try our FIT workout below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBcNZZKcI2M ROUND ONE 1 Slow jog 2 Shoulder tap press up/ shoulder tap kneeling press up/ kneeling shoulder tap press up 3 High knee jog at 60% 4 Double lunge double squat 5 Sprint 10s each at 80%, 90% & 100% 6 Travelling front support 7 Hop to squat to [...]

Part 3 – Sleep

By |December 5th, 2018|News|

You need approximately 8hrs of uninterrupted sleep everyday. Fact. If you are getting less than 8hrs and waking up more than once per night then this is an area of your lifestyle that needs improving. Lack of sleep can: Drive up inflammation within your body. Inflammation is something you do not want more of as it can aggravate other conditions and diseases. It can also deteriorate health all on its own. Reduce your sensitivity [...]

Part 2 – Digestion

By |December 5th, 2018|News|

The digestive system is complex. We could write pages and pages of detailed information, which would quite frankly bore you to tears. Instead, do a simple assessment of your digestive health and then follow our basic strategies, day in, day out for a number of weeks and see if this makes a difference. For the majority of our clients it works. Assessing your digestive health No need for blood tests, saliva or stool samples [...]

Part 1 – Get Healthy

By |December 5th, 2018|News|

In this 3 part series of Get Healthy, we talk about the foundations to good health: breathing, digestion & sleep. Before you read on, understand that all 3 areas are closely linked and can easily affect one another. Part 1 – Breathing I know what you are thinking. I breathe, If I didn’t I would die. So why do I need to read on? Well, It is how you breathe that we want [...]

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