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Paleo – the caveman diet

Pay-lee-oh? Pah-ley-oh? You may have seen the word down one of the aisles in Wholefoods or as a hashtag on Instagram. But what does it actually mean and where did it come from? It may seem to some as though this is a new craze that has just burst onto the foodie scene. But it […]

Seasonal star – Broccoli

Broccoli is available all year round, but it’s in it’s peak season from June to November. It’s a great health-boosting vegetable. Read on to find out more about the health perks of eating broccoli. Health benefits of broccoli Broccoli is an excellent source of vitamin C. Vitamin C is critical for building and maintaining a […]

How to Train for Your First Triathlon (Beginners Guide)

Want to train for your first triathlon but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, you’re not alone… In this post, Ironman UK finisher Robert Jackson from Minimal FiT will show you how to train for a triathlon so you’re feeling confident come race day. What we’ll cover: Triathlon distances and beginner-friendly races How much […]

Which cooking oil should you be using?

We face a large amount of choice when it comes to buying cooking oil. It can be overwhelming knowing which cooking oils are best for your health. What is oil? Oil is essentially liquid fat. This term can be off-putting, but fat is an important part of a balanced diet. It is needed as an […]

Why should you take up spinning?

Indoor cycling can sometimes seem a bit intimidating, but, trust us once you’ve sweated through your first, you’ll soon catch the bug. Spin class is a common feature to lots of people’s workout week, ranging from a 30-minute hard burst on the bike to 90 minutes of technical riding in the confines of a studio.  […]

What’s the best exercise to lose weight?

When you are working out several times a week, you actually want to know if it’s worth your time and what exactly will help you shift some pounds the quickest.  Simply put, losing weight is determined by the energy balance, meaning the relationship between the calories you consume and the calories you burn. Exercise can […]

Superfoods – what’s all the hype about?

Superfoods are foods that are thought to have high nutrient density relative to their size and / or calorie count. They contain a large amount of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Certain foods given the title of being a superfood have been linked to having the ‘power’ to improve health or prevent disease. Are they really […]

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Seasonal star – Courgette

With more and more attention focussed towards eating seasonal produce, we’ve taken a closer look into some of our star summer ingredients. First up the humble courgette.  Health benefits of the courgette  Rich in both soluble and insoluble fibre, as well as being a very water-dense vegetable, means the courgette provides numerous health benefits, including […]

Summer Recipe: Victoria Sponge

Heading to a barbecue or picnic this summer? Why not whip up this guilt-free pudding to share with your friends and family.   This is one recipe to make the grandparents proud. It’s our take on the classic Victoria Sponge Cake, only we’ve dosed it up on good health, and added an ingredient or two as […]

Top tips ahead of Ride London

Are you taking on Ride London this weekend? Is it your first ride, or perhaps you’re a regular returning to tackle the infamous Surrey Hills once again.  As tempted as were, our in house team have decided to sit it out this year but FFF ambassadors Lucy Charles and Reece Barclay are ready to ride, […]