Food and Fitness: How to Plan, Prepare and Perform
Gemma McKenzie explores the importance of preparing food as well as your workouts.
Eat well, train well and plan your treats to help keep you motivated.
It's all about balance... but how do you get the balance right?
Mindful Eating Tips
Explore hunger, enjoyment and emotional eating. Learn and practise key skills to help improve our realtionship with food through small positive changes. Veronika shares 4 simple "Mindful Eating Tips" which could help improve our relationship with food
- Why am I eating?
- Focus on all of your senses.
- Eating slowly and chewing properly
- Pay attention to your feelings.
Take 20 minutes of "me time" with Veronika, you might learn something new or pick up some useful advice.
Food Labels - What do they mean?
- What does 30% less fat really mean?
- Which ketchup is better for you?
- What does a handfull of skittles in "sugar form" look like?
Pick up some tips and tricks and learn how to keep an eye on those food labels to better your eating habits and overall health.
Fitness and Food
Perth College UHI Food Studies and Hospitality Lecturer and gym enthusiast Gemma McKenzie shares some great tips on Pre and Post Nutrition, possible meals for before and after exercise and the impact this has on your time spent exercising. Gemma believes eating well around an active lifestyle with a treat now and again is a great way to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
The Eatwell Plate - how much should I eat?
Perth College UHI Food Studies and Hospitality Lecturer and gym enthusiast Gemma McKenzie takes us through the NHS UK Eatwell Guide and explains how much we should eat to achieve a healthy lifestyle. Gemma focuses on each section of the Eatwell plate and shares some great tips and tricks of her own.