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Protein and what it does to our bodies

  When talking about protein and its positive effects on the body, it’s not as straight forward as you may think. Protein is essentially a macro nutrient (the other 2 macro nutrients are carbohydrates and fats) essential for good health. You will notice many individuals taking on increased levels of protein after a workout through protein shakes, but whys that? …

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Personal Trainer Ollie explains the importance of slow release carbohydrates

Here at Ollie Lawrence Personal Trainer Manchester we want to help educate as many people as possible in what they are eating and putting in their bodies. With everything we eat normally being a carbohydrate with the exception of meat, it’s important to know the different types of carbohydrates. Slow-release carbohydrate foods are carbs that are absorbed slowly by the …

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“Useful Calories” by Personal Trainer Amber

  Useful Calories. “ But it’s only 90 calories”. “It says fat free on the label”. “ It’s a breakfast biscuit, are they not healthy?”. If I had a pound for every time I had a conversation regarding “Healthy” “Low fat” “Low calorie” packaged foods I could probably start considering a comfortable retirement!  Ok, I’m exaggerating   but I’m often shocked at how …

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Personal Trainer Ollie Explains Fast Release Carbohydrates

  As previously stated at Ollie Lawrence Personal Trainer Manchester, carbohydrates are what our bodies use first for energy to keep us alive.There are 2 different types of carbohydrates, this blog is all about one of them fast release. Fast release carbohydrates are consumed for quick releases of energy, in its simplest form quick release carbohydrates are sugar, this type …

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“You are what you eat” says Personal Trainer Andy Hughes

Everyday we are continually helping clients lose phenomenal amounts of weight/ increasing Lean muscle and helping individuals feel better about themselves at Ollie’s Manchester gym. So we’ve heard a fair few ideas of what people think good nutrition to be and they differ massively. If you start to introduce these 30 foods into your everyday diet, you will start to …