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BCAAs, do we really need them?

BCAAs

BCAAs Meet the most misunderstood supplement in the industry. If you’ve ever seen someone carrying around a shaker of radioactive looking liquid at the gym, it’s probably branched chain amino acids (BCAAs). They’ve been promoted to help increase muscle growth, decrease muscle soreness post exercise and also help you retain…

My (Jade) First Ever Comp Day!

Competition Coaching

The Morning Of The morning of my first ever comp day was super exciting and nerve wracking. I had everything packed and ready to go the night before including food needed throughout the day. Hair and makeup was fun, and made my ridiculously dark tan look a whole lot better!…

Gut Health

Gut Health

Gut Health Gut health has become a hot topic lately, and rightly so. The quality of the little eco system we carry around with us has been linked with depression, neurodegenerative diseases, obesity and chronic disease, so it’s important that we take good care of it! Our gut bacteria also…

How to choose the best Protein Powder

Protein Powder

Although this blog is about protein powder, it’s important we get this out of the whey: you absolutely do not need a protein supplement to maximise your health, fat loss, muscle or strength gains. You should always aim to meet your nutritional goals through food, as ultimately that will give…

Chicken, broccoli and brown rice.

Chicken, broccoli and brown rice. The quintessential bodybuilding meal. Legend has it that if you consume 5-6 meals of this mystical combination a day, you will gain 10kgs of lean muscle and drop 5 kg of body fat. You’ll also forget the taste of bread, the sound of trees, the softness of…

Stuck in a rut?

Stuck in a rut

Stuck in a Rut?! Do you feel like you’re doing everything right, but nothing is working? You’re training hard, you’re eating well, but still running on the spot? Over the next couple of blogs, I’m going to go through some sneaky things that can undermine our progress without us even…

Top 5 Tips for Sticking to the Plan

top-tips

Top 5 Tips for Sticking to the Plan Scientifically speaking, it takes 21 days to form a new habit. 3 Weeks may seem like a long time however if you use our 5 top tips, sticking to your Meal Plan will be much easier! Prep prep prep Ok picture this:…

Nutrient Timing

Nutrient Timing

Nutrient Timing. TL;DR what you eat is far more important than when you eat it.  This week we’re going to dive deep on a concept known as ‘nutrient timing’. Basically, we’re going to talk about whether we need to worry about not just WHAT we’re eating but WHEN we’re eating…

How to Lose Weight

[Disclaimer, there is going to be a reasonable amount of sarcasm in this Weight Loss 101 Blog] To be honest, losing weight is pretty easy. Skip meals. Drink nothing but juice for a week. Throw out all your junk food. Stop eating carbs. Replace meals with shakes. Pick one of…

Q&A With Jono

Q&A

Q&A With CEPC Dietitian, Jono What was your drive behind pursuing a career in Nutrition and Dietetics? Q&A: I’ve always loved food and fitness, and this was the best way to combine the two. Studying it full time also let me nerd out and dive deep on all of the…

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