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Our philosophy on food is simple – Eat healthy whole foods that contain lots of vegetables and protein (ideally not all from animal sources), ditch processed carbs and ready made products. Follow this 80% of the time.

Creating a balanced lifestyle, rather than dieting, will help you to improve your long term results and health. This starts with getting back into the kitchen and cooking. This way you will know exactly what goes into your food. The aim of this blog is to provide you with quick and healthy meals that live by our philosophy, below you will find all the latest recipes from our kitchen.

Whats the other 20%? This is a little bit of freedom to eat what you want – we all like to eat out in restaurants but know how much it sucks when your on a diet. With the 80:20 lifestyle you wont feel restricted and nor should you. It means that on birthdays / holidays / special occasions you will have a little a piece of cake and lets face it thats the hardest part of following super restrictive diets, the pressure of failing or not being included in whats going on makes you regress and eat even more than you would have done normally. Ultimately you’ve got to enjoy yourself in life you only get one chance at it. As long as you’re not out indulging in cake and other yummy treats too often, and eating healthy the rest of the time, you will get results.

In life and nutrition, it’s all about finding a balance. Because as much as you know that proper nutrition will get you the body you want, boost your performance and allow you to live a long, healthy, active life, you also want to be able to just live. Ready to start living by the 80/20 principle? Click here for a free-5 day shape up!

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“Treat meals”

You’ve smashed it up all year training and dieting super hard. Having salad instead of chips and skipping dessert each time you go out for dinner but you’re seeming to see the scales move or see results. Its time to restore your bodies anti-starvation hormone and push past the plateau. Leptin is the Anti Starvation […]

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The golden rules for eating to get in shape

It’s no use pumping all that iron if your diet isn’t right. So often we find people are eating in the wrong way to support their goal. Don’t be afraid of calories from healthy and balanced meals and snacks, just make sure you keep to the rules below. Eat after exercise Training seriously depletes your […]

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Recipes


Sweet potato nachos

Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. garlic powder salt and pepper, to taste 1/2 can black beans, rinsed 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese chopped green onions 1 avocado, diced or smashed Greek yogurt or sour cream Salsa Instructions 1) Preheat oven to […]

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Chicken stirfry with peanut sauce

A great post workout meal that can be put together in a hurry and will give you all the vital nutrients that you body needs to recover. Chicken stir- fry with peanut – In a wok heat a little bit of coconut oil, add chopped garlic onion and chilli. – Then add in diced chicken […]

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Coconut rice

Coconut rice makes a terrific accompaniment. Quick and easy to make, this coconut rice recipe will come in handy for those times when you want to make dinner extra special without going to a lot of extra work. Coconut rice: – Rub coconutoil over the bottom of a deep-sided pot. You will also need a […]

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Superfoods


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Chia seeds

Chia seeds once the fuel behind the mythic athletic endurance of Aztec warriors, chia seeds have once again become a popular fuel of choice on the health scene.  This deceivingly small seed packs a major punch of nutrition and makes a versatile addition to both food and drinks. What are chia seeds?Chia seeds are a whole […]

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