Author Archives: Joe Welstead

  • Stay Fit and Happy during Winter

    4 Things To Do To Stay Fit (and Motivated) In Winter

    It’s getting cold and it’s getting dark. We’ve had it pretty easy so far with a mild autumn. But the clocks are now set: we must brace for winter. It is so much more of a challenge to get out of bed in the morning when your room feels like an icebox and your duvet …

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  • Joe Welstead Commonwealth Games

    What swimming taught me about mental resilience

    As a child, there was nothing I wanted more than being in water. Not winning swimming competitions. Not collecting a nice cheque. To me, it was simply about how fast I could cut through water. I still recall the juvenile certitude that I felt when I arrived at the University of Stirling in 2009, eager …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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.

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  • fresh blueberry protein muffin

    Fresh Blueberry Protein Breakfast Muffins

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

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  • 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 …

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  • 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, …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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, …

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  • 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. …

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