I definitely have a go to protein shake, it’s the one I always make so if you follow me on Instagram you’ve probably seen it several times, it’s like a milkshake and it’s delicious. Protein should be taken within 30 minutes of finishing a strenuous workout as helps the tissues in your body to repair as well as helping your muscles to recover. Below is my Banana and nut butter protein shake: 2 table spoons, Nut butter of your choosing I usually go…

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No this isn’t a triathlon post and not really even remotely related unless we want to talk Biathlon? However skiing is a great winter sport and it is that time of year where my friends and I start thinking about where to go on our next skiing holiday. I  have only been skiing for the last few years regularly as Luke is an avid skier but mainly into his freestyle skiing. If you’re unsure of what that consists of it’s jumps,…

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Today is recognised as World Mental Health Day and in support I have written a post about the connection between mental health and exercise as a release. There are many different types of mental health illnesses that range from anxiety, schizophrenia, eating disorders, depression and many more. It is well known that exercise releases endorphins as well as other chemicals such as serotonin and adrenaline. Endorphins are the bodies natural feel good chemical which mean that your mood should heighten…

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I survived the 70.3 and immediately afterwards I was like right that’s ticked off my list. Done. A couple of weeks later though and I’m already researching other Ironman70.3 courses to conquer as I’d like to get faster. However I would really like to give triathlon a bit of a break and try out some new things or improve on the fitness areas I already concentrate on. I’m going to throw out a few ideas and see what you think. Yoga…

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I plan to share a lot more food recipes with you all. For those of you who are vegetarian or pescatarian my recipes will be ideal for you and if you’re not sure about meat free dishes you can always swap the quorn for meat on this dish! My favourite meals are chilli, spaghetti bolognese and sausage and mash which I still enjoy despite being meat free. The chilli and spaghetti is all about the spices to get that traditional flavour. Ingredients:…

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