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Resistance training around the menstrual cycle

Resistance training around the menstrual cycle

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

One of the most common questions we get asked by females how the menstrual cycle influences our nutritional needs. The intricacies of how the hormonal fluctuations associated with the menstrual cycle influence nutrition are fascinating, and anyone looking to work with female clients (or understand t…

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What supplements should I take - The next step

What supplements should I take - The next step

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

It’s no secret that there are a lot of supplements out there to choose from, ranging from the vitamins and minerals with which we’re all familiar, to exotic or extremely scientific-sounding things like guaranine or 1,3,7-Trimethyl-1H-purine- 2,6(3H,7H)-dione (both of those are just caffeine, by the …

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Vegan hacks - making veganism easier

Vegan hacks - making veganism easier

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

“I’m doing Veganuary!” says the non-vegan with a look of fear in their eyes! A whole month of vegan food may seem daunting, but with the knowledge, openness and willing to experiment with a whole host of new ingredients, going vegan is simple and easy. I’m Gaz Burrows, a plant based strength coach…

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Are you overtraining or under recovering?

Are you overtraining or under recovering?

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

Most gymgoers who have been around the game a little while have heard of the concept of overtraining. Overtaining is a state caused by chronically working out beyond the body’s capacity to recover, and it results in prolonged soreness and a decrease in training performance lasting more than two wee…

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12/12 Challenge

12/12 Challenge

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

My name’s Josh. 25 years old, full-time consultant with a passion for sport and fitness. This passion started while playing rugby at school, university and now while living in London, but I’ve also dabbled with many other fitness pursuits including Crossfit, rowing and martial arts. I’d quite comfo…

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Creatine FAQ

Creatine FAQ

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

Many of the Awesome Supplements products contain creatine, one of the most popular and effective sports supplements on the market. Creatine is great, but there are a lot of questions raised about it, most likely because it’s the supplement that just about everyone has heard of, and subsequently it’s…

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