Monthly Archives: March 2013

Whey Protein 90 review

I now use The Protein Works exclusively for my protein and supplement requirements, my regular protein of choice is their Whey Protein 90 (isolate). They do a wide variety of proteins but I find this to be a good compromise

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High Dose Creatine Consumption

Following on from a this article I read and linked to on our Facebook page about the use of creatine and how a much higher dose than is traditionally thought could be optimal I decided to give it a try

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Pukka Night Time Tea

Straight out of the gate let me admit I am not a big fan of herbal tea so for me to be recommending this is a big deal. I do drink green tea but its always the fruit flavoured ones

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Change of Direction

At the start of the year I set myself the goals of simply getting stronger and smarter. Since then any one following my posts will know that is the direction I’ve been moving in. However a recent Facebook post by

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Avocado ‘Texas Turtles’

I got this super simple recipe from Brett at Zen Triathlon. They make an awesome snack to replenish your body especially after a heavy cardio session. The quality fats, added salt and that bit of spice is just what you

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Low Carb Stuffed Breakfast Mushroom

This one might not look so good but man oh man was it tasty. Ingredients 1. A large mushrooms (as big as you can get) 2. Sausages 3. Spring Onion 4. Feta Cheese 5. 2 eggs 6. Grated Cheese (not

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Throwing out the Rulebook

As I move into month 2 of the Wendler 5/3/1 Boring But Big challenge it is with mixed emotions. Any of you who have read of followed my journey will know that I have been following the Carb Backloading (CBL)

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Roasted Veggies w/Bacon

This recipe is Super simple but extra tasty. Just chop up you veggies so they are all roughly the same size. I used carrots, parsnip, broccoli and leeks today but you can use most any veggies you fancy. Season to

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CBL – Beginners guide

So you want to do Carb Backloading, well first of all let me express that this is going to be a cliff notes version and there is a wealth more information in the CBL book that you will require to

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Pan-Fried Chilli & Salt Octopus

This one is super simple. Just wash the octopus (it’s best to let your fishmonger prepare it) then season with sea salt and ground chilli flakes. Place it in a hot griddle pan with a little olive oil. You can

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