Your body needs healthy nutrition to fuel your active lifestyle.
The right diet improves your health and well-being for the long term.
The saying ‘you are what you eat’ has been around for years, and it still holds true today. Fill your body with unhealthy food, and you feel sluggish, tired and unable to cope with many of the stresses and situations life throws at you.
The right nutrition advice
Improving your individual health and well-being for the demands of daily life and exercise is dependent on you receiving optimal nutrition advice, and our experienced dietitian provides that advice to you. A healthy diet should be enjoyable, realistic, practical and sustainable in the long term.
Achieving body composition goals
Athletes and active individuals have a range of priorities when it comes to body composition.
For power and strength.
Losing fat mass
Losing fat mass and total body mass for speed and agility.
Low body weight
Maintaining a low body weight while recovering from an injury.
Although genetics and training play important roles in achieving your desired physique, you need a comprehensive assessment to determine your requirements, and on which we can base recommendations.
Advice on your macronutrient intake (carbohydrates, protein, fats), your timing and frequency of eating and your use of supplements will all vary, depending on your body composition goals and your total daily energy expenditure.
Nutrition for optimal athletic performance
One size certainly does not fit all with our recommendations. Variations among athletes who compete in the same sports is common.
Special Dietary Requirements
Special dietary requirements are necessary for a range of medical and health-related issues, such as:
These issues often go undiagnosed and require closer monitoring to prevent nutritional deficiencies. Don’t restrict your intake or avoid certain food groups without the guidance of our sports dietitian, as other long term health complications (osteoporosis, infertility and so on) may be at risk.
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Discover how great nutrition can make all the difference to your health and fitness.