Meal Plans

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The latest diets and downloadable meal plans which are quick and easy to prepare and designed to help you fuel your workouts and achieve your fitness goals. 

To diet or not to diet?

To diet or not to diet?

One of my biggest pet hates are all of the diet adverts on TV, radio, press, internet and everywhere else you go. They are impossible to ignore and this time of the year (after Christmas and the beginning of the New Year) brings out the worst in them.
Six dinner ideas for six pack abs

Six dinner ideas for six pack abs

Dinner is often the meal when we feel like rewarding ourselves. It could be because of a long and tiring day or due to not having much to eat during the day. That’s tolerable every now and then but not when it grows into a habit. Here are six dinner ideas for six pack abs to help you stay in shape.
Six lunch ideas for six pack abs

Six lunch ideas for six pack abs

Lunch is the second meal of the day for most people. If you are on a mission to get yourself into shape, lunch should be your third meal of the day – after breakfast and mid-morning snack. It should be light but with enough protein, carbs and micronutrients to keep you going. Here are six lunch ideas for six pack abs.
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Six breakfast ideas for six pack abs

Breakfast is arguably the most important meal of the day. It fuels your body with the energy and the nutrients it needs for the day ahead. Considering that there is a slightly longer gap between dinner (or your pre-bed snack) and breakfast, it’s not a surprise that you wake up hungry. Here’s a list of six breakfast ideas for six pack abs.
Six snacks for six pack abs

Six snacks for six pack abs

Snacking is the Achilles’ heal of most diets. It doesn’t matter what kind of a diet you are on, you are likely to snack. Here is my list of six snacks for six pack abs that will provide your body with the nutrients and the energy it needs to function.
Say NO to VAT on Sports Supplements

Say NO to VAT on Sports Supplements

It’s been a year since the introduction of 20% VAT on Sports Supplements in the UK which means paying 20% more for our favourite protein powders. Bulk Powders and other leading sports supplement companies have set up a campaign against this tax and need your help to raise awareness of this issue.
Make your own weight gain diet

Make your own weight gain diet

Being on any kind of diet is a challenge. There’s no question about it. A weight gain diet is no exception. Whether you eat little and often or stuff yourself for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack in between, is a tough call. The only way to make it work and see results is to adapt it to your lifestyle and habits. In other words: you need to make your own weight gain diet.
What made me gain weight - my reason

What made me gain weight – my reason

Behind every action, there is a reason. Sometimes this reason is obvious and rather practical, others - the reason is part of a complex issue or (in some cases) a matter of health. Gaining weight is more often than not a rather complex issue. The real reason/s are often much more than just simply wanting to get bigger.
Kinetica Sports - protein supplements review

Kinetica Sports – protein supplements review

Over the past few weeks Skinny Muscles’ HQ has been transformed into a protein tasting lab. Numerous brands have been sending me samples of their latest products to be reviewed on your favorite fitness blog (the latest one being Kinetica Sports). I have been trying and tasting a whole load of protein powders in order to select the ones worthy of a review.
What has motivated you the most to start working out and/or dieting?

What has motivated you the most to start working out and/or dieting?

I've been skinny my whole life, every year I try to work out, etc, but end up lacking motivation to continue. People think I don't eat but they don't know that I eat like a pig everyday (at least 2000 calories, which is a lot for me at least).