No matter how many squats, lifts or bench presses you’re doing at the gym, they won’t amount to anything if you’re not eating the correct foods. Excluding water, protein is the most abundant element in our bodies. To build muscle mass, bodybuilders must damage their protein fibers so that they can regrow bigger and stronger.

The best muscle-building foods are those that contain lean, rich, complete protein so by prioritising these in your diet you’re bound to see better results.Continue reading

We all have a favourite appliance in the kitchen; perhaps the sandwich maker, perfect for those quick snacks, or maybe you are hooked on your grill? The world of kitchen appliances has come a long way in recent years, and now you can equip a kitchen with everything you could possibly want, for every eventuality, and for not much outlay. Mass production has brought previously expensive devices into the realms of the very affordable; for example, when microwaves first hit the shops they were very expensive, yet now they can be yours for a just a few pounds.Continue reading

As a qualified chef living in Bournemouth, in the south west of England, it can be somewhat difficult to try and find a job in the catering industry. Many individuals shy away from the idea of agency work when it comes to relief work. This is due to the fact that they are zero hour contracts, but what they fail to see are the many benefits, of which there are many. It is also worth noting that some chef agencies also offer permanent contracts. Continue reading

If for any reason you’ve decided that you want to make the change from being a meat eater to being a vegetarian, you may be a little unsure where to start. If you already eat vegetables as a side dish and fruit as a snack you’re already well on your way, but it’s about filling in the gaps where meat currently sits on your plate.

Here then are some tips for each meal to make the smooth transition to a meat free future.Continue reading