Weight Loss Vs Fat Loss.

Article summary  – Lots of cardio will not give you the body of your dreams! – It’s possible to weigh more on the scales but wear a smaller clothes size! – A high protein diet can support your fat loss goals. We have all been there, vowed to lose weight and set off on our…

June 20, 2017 read more

The Benefits Of BCAA’s For Women

The response to our new BCAA product Amino Charge has been off the scale and surprisingly many women are getting in on the benefits of Branch Chained Amino Acid (BCAA) supplementation as they realise in their goal for losing weight, toning up and improving performance around the gym that BCAAs are a good choice for them,…

November 15, 2016 read more

What Are BCAA’s?

It’s well known that protein is a vital nutrient and one that’s need is increased when exercising especially if strength, muscle size and performance is your goal. Whilst protein as a whole is increased there is something to be said for particular amino acids and the benefits they can offer as individual nutrients rather than…

October 11, 2016 read more

Diet Dilemmas – Which Diet Is Best?

For the general public making decisions on food choices is tough with the amount of information currently out there. What makes it worse is when the information conflicts. During times like this often people look to those who have had success and just follow their example rather than get bogged down in the minutia of the science…

September 15, 2016 read more

What is Beta-Alanine?

What does Beta-Alanine do? Beta alanine or β-alanine is a variant of the amino acid alanine. Beta alanine acts within the body as a precursor to carnosine. As such, consumption of larger doses of beta alanine will raise carnosine levels within the body as beta alanine is converted to carnosoine through the addition of another amino…

August 13, 2016 read more

How To Give Your Body Proper Nutrition Before And After A Workout

When it comes to working out, not only is what you eat important to maximise the effect, but when you eat it matters, as well. Workouts consume high levels of energy, so it’s important to provide the fuel you will need to keep going. However, once the workout ends, you will need to provide the…

Nigel Mass and Size

Hard Gainer Tips for Adding Mass & Size

Are you a hard gainer? A simple diagnosis is that you feel you are working hard in the gym, eating as much as you possibly can and you are still seeing very little results. If this is you then you could benefit from the following tips.   Nutrition – To gain weight you need to…

April 22, 2016 read more

Protein and weight loss

It’s become clear of late that protein is a potent nutrient for those seeking to lose weight and trim off fat. There are a variety of reasons as to why proteins are beneficial to someone who is looking to drop a bit of unwanted fat and develop a leaner body shape, let’s look at these…

January 29, 2016 read more

Top tips for sticking to your diet

The New Year often means a change in diet in order to lose weight and drop a few unwanted pounds. Most people do it and it’s a positive move but the issue stems from the fact most people do not keep this up. Typically this occurs as people find the diet hard to stick to…

January 28, 2016 read more

Protein Blends – Watering Down your Results?

What protein to use? so many choices and so many options – wouldn’t it be easier to have one protein that has all the different proteins in it and you could reap the benefits of each? Unfortunately it doesn’t seem to pan out that way. Often benefits of different protein powders are related to clear…

March 16, 2015 read more

Achieving your training & diet goals

By Simon Stevens EQ Nutrition Founder and UK Drug Free Bodybuilding Champion Introduction Firstly thank you for reading my article. The reason I’ve decided to write this is after almost seven years of achieving drug free bodybuilding success and an additional two years helping others achieve amazing results along with just helping friends, family and…
January 28, 2015 read more

Making your training and diet resolutions stick

We have all been there – come January there’s fire in the belly and a true desire to change and make a positive difference to your current circumstances…. a month or so later that desire has drained and the new habits you were trying to form lay by the wayside. So how do people make…

January 12, 2015 read more
Taurine molecule

What is Taurine?

Taurine has had a lot of public attention due to its inclusion in many common energy drinks available on the market. Having said that taurines rise in public awareness is warranted as it holds a large number of proposed benefits. So what is taurine? Taurine is an amino acid (sulphur beta amino) whose structure more…
November 20, 2014 read more

NOT ALL PROTEINS ARE CREATED EQUAL

Where your protein comes from matters – what many producers of blends aren’t telling you! Whey protein has been around for a long time now. It’s been proven to be a great protein source due to its high biological value, its great amino acid score and the fact it doesn’t taste like chalk and grit…
October 13, 2014 read more

Creatine – what you need to know

Creatine Go into a high street nutrition store and every supplement claims to be the next big thing. More often than not most are over hyped and don’t stick around for any length of time. Once product which defies this is creatine, it’s been researched and around for over twenty years and time and time…
June 2, 2014 read more

Avoiding the Christmas fat gain

Avoiding the Christmas fat gain As the festive season approaches there is typically a common scenario of over indulgence followed by a mad frantic New Year resolution to change your ways and get back in shape. All is not lost as the typical festive season fat gain bulge can be avoided and it doesn’t mean…
December 18, 2013 read more

EQ Nutrition Primer

EQ Nutrition Primer Nutrition is a vital component of any physical success whether you are looking for fat loss, muscle growth or athletic performance. If your diet and supplementation plan is not up to standard you will never excel like you’re capable of. Here we will summarise the essential components of nutrition, for more details…
November 22, 2013 read more