Do You Need A Whey Protein Shake…Well, You Tell Us

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Do you exercise? If so, then do you perform resistance training or just cardio? What is the nature of your resistance training, is it explosive / power training or is it heavy, strength training, maybe you only perform light reps to improve endurance and boost metabolic rate. What is your diet like? Do you reserve adequate time to prep and cook protein to replenish your muscles after intense training sessions? Can you manage to consume a protein source delivering at least 25g protein at mid- morning and mid- afternoon, as well as for breakfast, lunch and dinner? If the answer to this question is a no, then the answer to whether you need a protein shake or not is a yes!

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Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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