Category: Nutrition

Taking Solo In Accordance With Your Macros

Let’s look at an average 29 year old female, weighing in at 57kg with a height of 5’2 inches. Look on our previous article here for how to calculate your macros. Her stats are as follows: BMR = 1266kcal (Basal metabolic rate, number of calories required to keep your body functioning at rest) TDEE = 1773 (Total daily energy expenditure,…

Benefits Of A Gluten Free Diet

What is it to be gluten free? To be gluten free, simply means to not eat foods containing gluten. Gluten is commonly found in pastas, crackers, seasonings and breads (mostly wheat, rye and barley). There are two reasons why people don’t eat gluten, either due to having a gluten intolerance, or simply through lifestyle choice. Those intolerant to gluten are…

What are macros

How To Calculate Your Macros

How To Calculate Your Macros Written by Emily Singer Hello everyone! I have recently written an article on how to calculate your macros as it’s something I know that many people struggle with. Take a read of my beginners guide on how to calculate your macros! Subconsciously your diet will consist of 1 of 3 goals. These 3 goals are..…

My Solo Story

My Solo Story

Hey everyone! Welcome to my first Solo post! I’m Emily and I work in nutrition whilst studying Strength and Conditioning at Staffordshire University. I hope you enjoy reading My Solo Story! My Solo Story With Solo being a meal replacement product, I was very hesitant to try it out. You hear about so many meal replacement products (who’s brands I…

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The Importance of Protein in a Solo Diet

Protein is an essential nutrient required by all humans to support normal body function. It is especially important for gym goers and people who live an active lifestyle as it contributes to the recovery and growth of the working muscles. Protein comprises of a chain of 20 amino acids that are bound together by peptide bonds. 9 of these amino acids…

Why Go Vegan?

In this article, we’re going to discuss Veganism as a whole. The vegan diet can be a very controversial and debatable subject, and it would be not only informative but beneficial to cover all aspects of what the diet entitles. Topics we’re going to cover is: Why do people choose to go vegan What is a vegan diet What are…