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5 Tips For Fuelling Your Workouts

With football and other sporting events starting to take place again we decided to do a blog on the importance of nutrition for fuelling a workout.   Tip 1 Pre Workout - Pre workout meals should be high in complex carbs (wholegrains), have moderate protein and be low in fat. You want to be aiming to eat your pre workout meal around 90 - 120 minutes before your session. You want this meal to be between around 300 - 500 calories.  Tip 2 Fiber - Keep fiber to a minimum before your workout, fiber can bring unwanted cramps upon and leave your stomach upset. Tip 3 Don't go hungry - If you begin a workout hungry you will be more...

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Nutrition & Your Immune System

What is the immune system? The immune system is the body's defence against infection. Although there's much which still isn't completely understood, it's known that leading a healthy lifestyle, which includes physical activity, minimising stress, and eating a good diet will support an strong immune system.   So how does nutrition impact the immune system? A good diet will help you consume the recommended daily intakes (RDAs) for all essential nutrients. Essential nutrients need to be consumed because your body does not make them. If you're deficient in certain vitamins and minerals then this could lead to a weaker immune system. Some of the most important nutrients in relation to the immune system are: Vitamin C - Helps white blood cell production & function Vitamin D -...

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How to gain weight and build muscle

Weight loss is always a hot topic, with a wide variety of people feeling like they’d like to lose a little weight to feel better. But an increasingly popular topic is how to gain weight, and specifically build muscle. Here’s a quick guide from Healthy Cave to cover the basics and break down the process.

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Healthy Cave Guide To Weight Loss

There is loads of advice on the internet on how to lose weight, how to burn fat, how to shed pounds...but not all of it is worth listening too.  Truth is there is no magic, no secret or no hack that will do the work for you, but that doesn't mean it's not straight forward and possible. Here's our beginners guide to fat loss to get you started!

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