The Maximuscle nutrition zone is a collection of information, articles and videos that will help you tailor your nutritional intake for your fitness goals.
If you're new to sports nutrition, check out our ingredient information pages to find out what we put in our products and why.
Meal prep can seem like a lot of work, but investing an hour or so on a Sunday night to blitz your food preparation can save valuable gym time in the week. Make gains in the kitchen by checking out Maximuscle’s top 10 meal prep tips and tricks.
The Maxinutrition Sustain and Rebuild Meal Plan is designed for those looking to maintain their muscle mass. protein helps the development of lean muscle and supports the maintenance of muscle tissue.
The MaxiNutrition Lean Definition meal Plan is designed for those looking for a more defined physique. protein supports muscle maintenance which is key when on a calorie restricted diet.
The more you put in, the more you get out. A training mantra that often brings success but from a nutritional perspective the literal translation will likely lead to weight gain. The meaning behind the words however, should be that if taken seriously, nutrition can prove to be difference in achieving your goal.
From a recreational runner to an elite rugby player, any training goal is always believed achievable based on the training plan. The importance is often 100% focused on the training type, intensity and duration and any thought of nutrition is left as an afterthought. In truth, to help support goals nutrition should be viewed with a much higher priority.
Eat like a captain and not like a king. A diet for sport should be calculated, planned and periodised. It has you and your goal at the heart but should be shaped depending on your lifestyle, dietary habits and desire. Nutrition can often seem confusing but in truth it should be very simple and easy.
Protein powders are becoming more common place, but choosing the right one for you can be something of a minefield. Let our resident nutritionist talk you through things to look out for and how our range can help.
Are you on a diet? Keto, Plant Based, HiLo, Carb Cycling. The list is endless and there is probably some benefit in all diets. But which is the best? Let us help you decipher between fact and fad for the top three diets of 2023.
Are you one of those who is bursting through the gym door like a ray of sunshine or is someone dragging you back there kicking and screaming after your holiday? Here's some handy hints and tips for getting back on track after some time away.
Whenever we look to improve our diet, we always turn to what we eat and drink, and how much we are consuming, but the 'when' we eat, is also a crucial factor that can have an impact on our health and wellbeing.
Exercise can be both a good and a bad stressor on the body. How we react in these circumstances will have an affect on the hormonal response and the metabolic effect on the body.
This is part 4 in the endocrine system articles. Let's talk about the reproductive hormones. What are the gender differences? How does exercise influence them and what is the role of your diet and nutrition?
The human hormonal system is incredibly complex with many interactions. Here is a snapshot of how insulin, growth hormone and cortisol work and there involvement in weight management and exercise.
Are you fighting against nature when trying to lose weight? Hunger hormones, starvation mode, the endocrine system; losing weight is more complex than scales suggest. Let our resident nutritionist talk you through some of the internal workings behind your hormones and their relationship with weight management.
Whey protein has been long viewed as the king of proteins, but what is the difference between whey protein isolate and whey protein concentrate? Find out more about how WPI can help you.
Micronutrients have been becoming bigger in stature with wide spread supplementation, in particular the antioxidant claims being of specific interest for both health and exercise. But is there any truth in antioxidant supplementation for exercise support and performance?
Ask around, either in the office or your friends, someone is on a 'diet'. As we get closer to the summer season and the thought for some people donning swimwear, is somewhat of a scary one.