Posts In: nutrition
Meal prep for normal peopleJanuary 15, 2019
Hands up if you’re fed up of seeing meal prep posts on social media urging you to “prep like a boss” alongside neat rows of tupperware containing the same, presumably nutritious yet unappetising-looking slop. Or those insta-famous meal preppers that tell you it’s EASY to prep a week’s worth of meals – different dishes every other day at least – that look like gourmet fare from a high end restaurant. What about those macro-balanced meal delivery services that are popping up across the city to make healthy, balanced eating easy and enjoyable (but pretty tough on your wallet)?
We aren’t being haters here. If it works for you, any of the above are fine. It’s just that most of us aren’t made to ‘prep like a boss’.
HOW many calories in a Christmas Dinner?December 11, 2018
The basic foundation of a delicious Christmas Dinner is actually a pretty good option as far as culinary indulgences go, it’s just all the address extras and the excess of the season that leaves us all bloated and carrying a little ‘holiday weight’.
With just under two weeks to go until the big day, we’re breaking down exactly what’s in your Christmas Dinner when it comes to calorific content. This isn’t to put you off your annual festive fill-up or to ruin the fun, it’s to ensure you can make better choices over the rest of the break so you can REALLY enjoy the indulgence!
Enjoy a guilt-free National Curry WeekOctober 24, 2018
Just because you’re sticking to a nutrition plan doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the food that you enjoy. If there’s one thing that staff and members at Perform Gym love it’s a good curry! So, to celebrate National Curry Week we’ve pulled together some top tips for enjoying a guilt-free curry treat this week and beyond, along with some recipe and serving hacks from our Perform Fitness Family.
Perform Fitness Family: Laura F’s Fitness StoryOctober 19, 2018
There were a few moments that made me realise I needed to start exercising. My stressful job as a teacher was consuming my life. Exercise was always recommended because it provides an outlet and releases endorphins, but I found it hard to fit in around work.
Avoid Nutrition Hibernation This AutumnOctober 4, 2018
The Real Challenge: Fitting Fitness into Your LifeSeptember 17, 2018
Four Simple Ways to Start Exercising AgainAugust 29, 2018
It’s the time of year when people are searching for simple ways to start exercising again. Whether it’s the end of the indulgence that summer brings or the start of the new school year for parents that have been rushed of their feet over the holidays, getting back into fitness after a break away isn’t easy.
If finding the motivation to get started wasn’t enough, chances are – when you do take the plunge and try to kick start your regime – exercises feel awkward and anything cardio is an absolute killer!
Here at Perform our members are all ordinary people with very different lifestyles and unique needs, but there are some universal ways to make getting back on track easier and more enjoyable. Here are our top four tips:
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