Getting Older Blog

Getting Older

Wrinkles, grey hairs, aches and pains, slower recovery from exercise, late nights and especially alcohol… all reminders that I am now middle age, getting older and can no longer get away with what I used to! These external signs and feelings of getting older can be difficult to ignore. As we age our cells simply […]

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Optimising Recovery From Exercise

Optimising recovery from exercise should be an integral part of any programme, especially currently with many people training with more frequency. This means that not only do we have to consider the right nutrition strategies to allow our muscles to recover; we have to consider how to protect our joints and programme our training to […]

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Nutrition During Covid 19 Lockdown

Nutrition During the Covid 19 Lockdown

This post is about how I’m approaching nutrition during the Covid 19 Lockdown period. Daily structure has probably changed for most of us currently, this picture shows what a typical day looks like for me at this time with the goal of maintaining a fit, healthy & relatively lean physique. I also give some guidance […]

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Covid 19 Lockdown Training Blog

Covid 19 Lockdown Training

With Covid 19 causing a worldwide lockdown we’re living in unprecedented times. These are my thoughts on training during this period. Let me start by saying its so far so good in my household in terms of health. I’m incredibly thankful for this as I know many people haven’t been as fortunate. As a family […]

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To Vegan Or Not To Vegan?!

To Vegan or Not To Vegan?! To Vegan or not to Vegan?! That is the question…Well, the good news is that in all honesty this is completely your decision as there is no single ‘correct’ way to eat. As a species we are all unique with different tastes, needs & digestive capabilities. I think most […]

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Importance of Gut Health - RecoveryPro Blog

Gut Health

Gut Health Gut health has had a lot of press recently, and for good reason as it is a crucial area in supporting overall health. To me, ‘gut’ refers to the entire digestive tract from the mouth to the backside…entry to exit! One of the reasons this is so important is that 70% of our […]

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Muscle

Muscle One of the most important reasons why exercise, in particular resistance training, is so important as we age is to help protect and even develop new muscle tissue. Maintaining muscle mass becomes increasingly important because it helps protect our joints against injury and keeps us mobile and functioning correctly into older age when muscle […]

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Building And Maintaining Muscle As We Age

Building and maintaining muscle as we age. Building and maintaining muscle becomes that little bit harder as we age. One of the most important things to consider as we hit middle age is that there is a shift in our nutritional requirements. At the most fundamental level our resting metabolic rate starts to drop, meaning […]

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