Phil Holmes BA (Hons), PGCE, Adv Dip.Nut MRSPH


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Why copying Bryson may not suit all golfers

Bryson is a brilliant golfer with a clear plan, financial security and a desire to be the very best. Yet the way he works is specific to him. What can we learn and how can we apply this approach to help our own golf game?

Do I need Carbohydrates in my diet?

The short answer is yes. Carbohydrates are an essential macronutrient for any human and are invaluable to any sports performer. The rate at which we consume carbohydrates and the quantity required will obviously differ in relation to our sport; a triathlete wouldn’t...

How much water do I need? When should I use a sports drink?

The recent heatwave is clearly an example of extreme weather. Sports performance benefits from being correctly hydrated though all year round. Having a consistent approach to hydration, the balance between water taken in and water lost, will aid training performance...

How many calories do I need in a day?

Let’s play a numbers game. Think of two numbers that you know are linked to nutrition. We’ll come to those a little further on. For now, let’s consider our current situation during Lockdown. Most of us have removed our walk to the bus stop, from car to office, from...

Protein – How much does my teenager need?

Protein has become the most discussed feature of many teenage diets. It’s the magic wand, the elixir of life, the cure for all evils; or at least that’s what the young generation are hoping for.

Rugby – How to Fuel Smart during Lockdown

We’ve just bought a puppy. A tiny fluffy thing that looks like its just spent 30 minutes inside a tumble dryer. We’ve been given strict instructions on how and when to feed him. Here’s the thing, lots of people in this position...

Lockdown Advice for Golfers

Gorgeous Granola For a healthy start to the day, try this easy-to-make recipe and give your body a nutritious boost every morning.

How Covid-19 has helped us turn back time

The really positive part of this whole episode seems to be the increase in family time and the decrease in the speed the world moves. We've been wanting somebody to force these types of changes for several years and, finally, we have an event which has. There are a...

The nutritional cost of Home Schooling – help for families about to educate & eat together!

Well, it's a BIG step into the unknown for many. As a teacher and nutrition adviser I've put the following plan together as an example of how families may structure their 'school day'. Let me impress upon you that this isn't the definitive perfect meal choice. It's a...
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