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

Help your super athlete avoid their kryptonite

Help your super athlete avoid their kryptonite

Share with usThe wonder of youth. How many parents would go back to their teenage years knowing what they know now? I work with teenage athletes and see an all too familiar pattern. They don’t eat enough food. Or they consume waaaaay too much. Most are aware of...
Making the most of school packed lunches

Making the most of school packed lunches

Share with usThe return to school sees a return to food planning and preparation, particularly with many schools operating a reduced catering provision to help curb any spread of germs and disease. Pre-lockdown I had seen very similar patterns with the teen athletes I...
Why copying Bryson may not suit all golfers

Why copying Bryson may not suit all golfers

Share with usBryson has his first US Tour win since his phenomenal physical transformation. He fully deserves the success as he has forged his own path to find a way of squeezing even more out of a brilliant golf game as a means of becoming the world’s best player....
Help your super athlete avoid their kryptonite

Do I need Carbohydrates in my diet?

Share with usThe 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...
How many calories do I need in a day?

How many calories do I need in a day?

Share with usLet’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...