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So far James Allen has created 11 blog entries.

Spicy homemade bun-less burgers

This recipe is a quick, simple and nutritious alternative to regular burgers and with more flavour and good stuff inside to boot! It’s a winner if you’re trying to live a healthier lifestyle, lose fat or whatever your goal may be Ingredients list: 500g lean mince (5% fat) 2 Large free range eggs 1-2 Fresh [...]

By | 2017-02-10T07:59:53+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Diet, Fat Loss, James Allen's Posts, Personal Training|0 Comments

Training with a Cold

With the change in weather a lot of us (me included) are getting run down and this is a short article that will arm you with the tools and know-how to get through it. Number 1 – If you’re really ill it’s probably not the best idea to train. Even if you do have a [...]

Saucy revelations

We all like a bit of saucy gossip so here’s some for you! YOU could be consuming between 200-400 cal extra per meal without even really knowing it or correctly tracking it - what am I talking about? That's right, sauces. I had an epiphany the other day in the kitchen whilst cooking and realised [...]

His fun and enthusiasm are infectious

I have been training with James at the Better Body Group in Sevenoaks for over a year now. He is great fun to train with and has an obvious and sincere passion for fitness. Whilst he keeps his sessions light-hearted he is clearly extremely knowledgeable and well trained in exercise and fitness. I had used [...]

Beef Stir Fry Recipe

Ingredients     Sea salt     Black pepper     130g long-grain or basmati rice/ alternatively use 130g cauliflower as a pose to white rice to reduce calories from 206 to 32.5.     200g sirloin or rump steak     1 red pepper     1 handful baby corn     1 thumb-sized piece fresh ginger     2 cloves garlic [...]

I really am not a typical gym user

I really am not a typical gym user, so what is it that means I turn up at the Better Body group at 11am on a Tuesday to train with James Allen when in reality I would probably much prefer to be at home in London with a cup of tea reading the paper.   Firstly, [...]

“Risotto” by James Allen (22)

"Risotto" by James Allen (22) Ingredients: Risotto Rice... King Prawns Leek Bacon Petit pois Stock 2 boiled eggs Spinach Onions 2 cloves of garlic 2 teaspoons of English unsalted butter Method: Fry of the butter, onions, garlic, bacon, leeks and fresh spinach until cooked through on a medium heat and once cooked stir in the [...]

Good nutrition and training smart (at Uni)

Young people up and down the country are making one of the biggest moves of their lives, flying the nest and heading off to Uni. University for me was the best 3 years of my life in terms of having ridiculous amounts of fun, making new friends and having new and exciting experiences in and [...]