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Healthy Travel

Some of my Tips include: Pack foods that hold their texture and won’t get mushy and will last outside the fridge. Pack them in a see through container so you can get them through security. Ideas include: Nuts and dried fruit, granola bars, carrot sticks and hummus,...

Weight Management Clubs

The Pro's: These can be an important first step for some people. I know that embarking on a new healthy lifestyle can be daunting and that having the support of a group can be very useful in reaching your goals A set of rules to follow might make that easier to begin...

Calories & Macro-nutrients

As a former professional athlete I've approached my food intake in many different ways to try to figure out the optimal way for me to eat and perform. Now I try to figure out the optimal way for me to eat and feel well. I have tracked my calories and macronutrient...

My Kitchen Equipment

I do loads and loads of Instagram stories from my kitchen and people are always asking me questions. Here are my kitchen go too equipment: Measuring spoons, cups and jugs You can pick these up almost anywhere and you don’t have to spend a fortune on them. For example,...

Post Pregnancy

1)Nutrition: Post pregnancy focus on building your meals around a source of wholegrain carbohydrates, protein and healthy fats, I know some days you can barely get a moment to make a cup of tea let alone a healthy balanced plate but when you can try to nourish...

Marathon Nutrition 2

Nutrient timing: When it comes to eating for health or weight loss, meal and nutrient timing is largely irrelevant. However, when you are training for an event such as a marathon it becomes more important. I’m going to use the lead up to marathon day as a practical...

Marathon Nutrition

Food Quantity and Quality I love marathons. It's a goal I have huge respect for. I get asked a lot about eating for a marathon and recently sat down with a nutritional scientist to put together a few basics on eating to prepare for the goal of a marathon. Are you...

Stress Busting Strategies

Whether you are prepping for an exam or a big work deadline/project the basics of being healthy and happy to nail your goals are the same. There’s no denying it life can be stressful. I've had to develop loads of stress busting strategies to deal with performing as a...

Healthy Lunchbox

The key to a healthy lunchbox is about maximizing your nutrition through balance and variety. Here's a simple guide: Protein: I aim to have 1/4 of my lunch as protein. It supports our immune system and keeps our skin, hair and nails in tip top condition. Aim to...

Workout Nutrition

Are you wondering about fueling yourself for fitness? Do you worry about eating too much or too little or the wrong foods? Here are my tips: Pre workout: Aim to have a carbohydrate-based meal 1-2 hours before, choosing easy-to-digest, lower GI carbohydrates where...

Reach Your Goals

I often get asked about how I stay motivated to reach my goals. No matter what I do (training for the Olympics, writing a bestselling cookbook or launching a website) Here are my top 5 tips for reaching your goals: 1) Sustained Work Ethic You need the ability to do...

Fitness & Performance

5 Tips for Fitness & Performance Chat to your GP if you have on-going issues, don't rely on doctor google! Consider your sleep quality. Letting your body recover is key. Refuel after fitness. Get real food in as fast as you can after you train, try not to depend...

Love Your Freezer

Here are my top tips: Use your freezer space wisely. It can be a fantastic source of healthy midweek dinners that you have prepped previously. Remove excess packaging and only use it for foods you defrost and eat regularly. Store your meals in labelled freezer safe...

Food & Performance

5 Tips for Food & Performance: 1) What are your requirements? Basic healthy eating principles apply to everyone — from a busy mum, to someone who does triathlons in their spare time, to an athlete preparing for a big race. You need to ask yourself ‘what are my...