DIET IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS EXERCISE. DON’T WASTE YOUR TIME SWEATING IN THE GYM BY NOT FUELLING YOUR BODY WITH GOOD NUTRITIOUS FOOD.
We will help you understand why proper nutrition is so important and that it isn’t as hard as you may think to change your eating habits for the better.
During your initial free consultation we ask you to complete a lifestyle and diet questionnaire, this enables us to assess you current nutritional intake. This helps us to work out where you are going wrong with your nutrition and how we can help.
We will provide you with a 7 day food diary, this allows us to make a comprehensive assessment of your eating habits; helping us to develop a nutritional programme that istailored specifically to you. We will help you monitor your progress and refine your programme if needed, giving you the best change of achieving your goals and adopting a healthy diet for the long-term.
Consequences associated with poor nutrition
- Low Energy
- Mood Swings
- Fat gain and obesity related illness eg: diabetes, hypertension, stroke
- difficulty sleeping
- increased risk of : osteoporosis, cancer, high blood pressure, gout
Benefits of Excellent Nutrition are:
- Accelerated recovery from excercise
- Stronger bones and teeth
- Decreased risk of cardiovascular disease
- Reduced risk of diabetes
- Weight Loss
- Boost immune system
- Feel healthier and happier
- Increased energy levels
- Increased alertness
IMPROVE YOUR DIET - IMPROVE YOUR LIFE
Follow our 3 most important Nutrition tips
1- Make sure you drink between 2-3 litres of water a day
Sometimes we mistake hunger for being dehydrated, so drinking water is very important for your weight loss goals.
Aim to eat 50 grams of protein a day; try to eat some protein with every meal.Eating foods high in protein is one of the most important diet changes that you can make.The benefits of eating protein are vast.Examples of foods high in protein include – meat (try to restrict red meat consumption), dairy such as cheese or yogurts, eggs, fish and beans such as quinoa and seeds.
3-Make changes slowly
If you feel that completely overhauling your diet in one go seems too daunting try making the changes slowly over the next 6 months. Start by focusing on changing your snacks and increasing your water intake. Then move on to focusing on ensuring that you are having 3 balanced and healthy meals a day. Finally try cutting down your alcohol and coffee consumption and replace them with herbal teas and smoothies.
A re-evaluation of your relationship with food is one of the most important and best things that you can do.
It is also easier than you may think.
Contact us to start your fitness and nutrition journey today or visit our advice area for more articles to point you in the right direction.