Author Archives: Joe Welstead

  • laughing affects how your brain works

    6 Ways Laughing Makes Your Brain Work Better

    A good belly laugh can reduce pain, soften depression, increase oxygen supply to the brain, and even positively influence our food choices. Let’s take a look.

    More  →
  • fresh blueberry protein muffin

    Fresh Blueberry Protein Breakfast Muffins

    Fresh blueberry muffins: your quick, healthy and tasty grab and go breakfast for weekday mornings.

    More  →
  • Best foods for sustained energy

    8 high-protein foods that give you all-day energy

    Pop quiz! It’s 4.30pm — your workday is winding down, and you’re counting the minutes to your evening workout. To bolster your flagging energy for bench presses and squat jumps to come, do you: a) eat a meal that has plenty of carbs or b) grab yourself a protein shake? Seems like an easy enough …

    More  →
  • plastic free packaging

    Sports Nutrition Industry: Time to Ditch the Plastic

    32% of all plastic packaging leaks into our oceans and ecosystems ((Source: The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the Future of PlasticsEllen MacArthur Foundation)). Motion cofounder Joe Welstead calls times up on single-use plastic as the de-facto packaging option in the health and sports nutrition industry. By the time you’ve read this article, 3 truckloads of …

    More  →
  • Every day performance nootropics

    How to prioritise health & wellbeing to reach peak performance

    What do you picture, when you think of performance? A sculpted athlete, who’s spent countless hours working on their body, ready to bolt out of the blocks? Perhaps. This is not what I see. I picture an emotionally balanced mind. Calm, quiet and focused. I see a beaming, smiling face, ready to enjoy their craft, …

    More  →
  • healthy snack: chocolate orange brownies

    Healthy snack recipe: Chocolate Orange Brownies (high protein)

    We love a sweet snack. A gooey, sweet snack. A fudgy, chocolatey, gooey, sweet snack. Yes, we do love a good slice of brownie! And we love it even more when it’s positively good for us. So here’s our latest, real healthy snack recipe for you, courtesy of our brilliant nutritional therapist Phoebe Liebling. These …

    More  →
  • Healthy Dessert Recipe: Peanut Protein Panna Cotta

    Want a healthy dessert? Here’s another special treat from nutritional therapist Phoebe Liebling. In her latest guest post (featuring a Cacao Lava Cake recipe!), nutritionist Phoebe shared her insight on sugar, and specifically our natural insulin response. Rather than shunning all sweet things, Phoebe has prepared another tasty and healthy dessert recipe. This time, it’s a …

    More  →
  • healthy dessert recipe: chocolate lava cake

    Healthy Dessert Recipe: Cacao Lava Cakes by Nutritionist Phoebe Liebling

    Looking for a healthy dessert recipe? Nutritional Therapist Phoebe Liebling is here for you. We live in a very sweet world. To say sugar is everywhere might be an understatement. Now, without wanting to sound like the fun police, eating lots of sweet things is something I tend to advise against. These tastebud-tantalising foods actually have …

    More  →
  • sardine mood boosting nootropic

    Boost your mood: 5 foods in season in July with nootropic capacities.

    Following sensationalist Netflix docu-thrillers and click-bait news articles, the word ‘nootropic’ brings connotations of smart drugs and questionable study aids. In reality, a nootropic substance can be anything that affects our brain. And that includes many every-day foods that affect our mood, attention and mental energy. Just consider your morning cup of coffee. At Motion, …

    More  →
  • wild salmon nootropics brain food

    What to eat in June: 5 foods to make the most of your nootropics.

    Over the past two months, so many of you have discovered the benefits of our nootropics, Power Up and Unplug. We are getting the most incredible feedback on both. Users are feeling more alert, getting more done in the day – then finally getting some deep restorative sleep through the night. This is great news. …

    More  →
  • brain food

    Brain Food: 12 everyday foods for optimal brain health

    Your brain is your best friend. Establish basic brain food habits and your grey matter will thank you. Like the well-trained dog who will serve and play joyfully with you as long you feed him well, your brain depends on you to operate at full capacity. In the world of nutrition, things can very quickly …

    More  →
  • nasturtium edible flower may eat the rainbow

    Eat the Rainbow in May: seasonal food for Optimal Health

    Does that look like a regular flower to you? Don’t be so sure. Behold Nasturtium: the flower blooming in May, that will end up on your plate. This innocent little plant is the culinary embodiment of Spring: bright, sweet, peppery and full of vigour. This May, collect a rainbow of colours on your plate for …

    More  →
Updating…
  • No products in the basket.