Category Archives: food

The Do’s & Dont’s for Diet Success

Prior planning prevents poor performance. That idiom that holds true whether you are preparing for battle, getting ready to go on an expedition, training for a sports event, or thinking about going for a diet. Yet, many people undermine their diets by failing to prepare properly before they start. It’s no wonder that 90% of…

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Eating Carbs at Night Makes You Fat?

Where This Myth Stems From We have two places this idea could have been conjured up from. First up is “logic” the uneducated guy or girl, I guess that the way the media often portrays carbs does lead them to thinking that carbohydrate are bad and the macronutrient most likely to be stored as body…

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The Facts about Under-Eating

We know that Eating too much is bad.   If you eat more calories than you burn, you gain weight. (You’re in a calorie surplus) but when you’re dieting and trying to lose fat, eating too much just doesn’t cut it.   You may not spend every single day of your diet in a calorie…

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How Much Protein Do Women Really Need?

Why you need protein? Your body needs more protein to enhance recovery from training and support muscle growth and maintenance. The problem is that “more protein” isn’t exactly specific. For a long time, active women have been guessing as to the amount of protein they need to sculpt and maintain a lean, strong body. So…

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Coconut Oil – Everything you need to know

At our 360 Fitness gym in Stalybridge we have received a lot of questions about coconut oil. Here’s everything you need to know, and how you can use it to supplement you work outs and training regime. Coconut oil contains a high amount of medium chain fatty acids (MCTs), this makes it a lot harder…

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