Breakfast Food

Vanilla Protein Pancakes

May 24, 2016
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Ingredients 2 scoop Vanilla Protein 3 tablespoons Almond Flour 1 egg Pinch of baking powder Punnet of Blueberries Honey or Agave Syrup 1 teaspoon coconut sugar   Method In one bowl, mix the almond flour, protein powder, egg, baking powder together and whisk well. Heat a pan with a teaspoon of coconut oil, and using a ladle drop the mixture into the pan. Cook each side 1-2 minutes flipping halfway. You can either make drop pancakes american style or swirl…

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Health Nutrition

Calculating Macro’s

April 13, 2016

In the fitness industry you’ll find a lot of people talk about their macro’s and ‘if it fits’ their macros. Basically they are referring to macronutrient intake (which you can read further about here for a breakdown). Calculating macro nutrients is a popular tool for diet goals- for either putting on weight or fat loss. It is by no means the only way, but done correctly can yield good results. The key thing to remember is that you are eating…

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Fitness Product Reviews Training

Do you need a fitness tracker?

April 13, 2016
Fitness-trackers

Fit tech is booming. Often you get two fitness camps. One that loves tracking data and one that doesn’t. So should you be tracking? And if so what should you be tracking? We reviewed the top two trackers on the market to give you the low down on the what and the why. POLAR GLOBAL WHAT: Polar is the fitness technology giant when it comes to heart rate monitors, trackers and sport watches. FOR: Perfect for those who partake in…

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Health Nutrition

15 reasons to eat Avocado’s

March 28, 2016
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Ingredient of the week is the Avocado. Avocados are one of the most nutrient dense foods you can eat. But many people are afraid of eating them as they are high in calories and fat. When you learn about how amazing they are and how those calories and fats actually benefit you, I’m sure it will be enough motivation to make you want to eat them regularly. You won’t believe what you can make with them. Here are some of…

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Health Nutrition

What are Macronutrients?

March 28, 2016
macronutrients

Macronutrients are nutrients that you intake to give your body energy or calories. They are broken down into three main categories- protein, carbohydrates and fats. So how do they all work, and what foods do we need to consume in all three? PROTEIN Protein seems to be bit of a buzz word in the fitness industry, but what does it do? Protein is the building block for growth and repair of tissue, you need it to make enzymes and hormones.…

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Food Healthy Treats

Raw Chocolate Mousse

March 22, 2016

This dangerously moreish raw chocolate mousse recipe has been created by healthy lifestyle blogger Natalie Glaze formerly known as the Nutritionista. Chocolate lovers behold, a super quick and healthy twist on the mousse that tastes every part decadent as the original. 1 whole avocado 1 tablespoon of raw cacao powder 1-2 tablespoons of maple syrup 1 pinch of sea salt 2 drops of vanilla 1 teaspoon of raw cacao nibs for topping to add that extra crunch Instructions Blend all…

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Breakfast Food Main Meals

Grain Free Nut Toast

March 22, 2016
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With awareness around health and intolerance to food on the rise, here is a delicious alternative to bread made with nuts and seeds, but still has the lovely texture we all know and love to eat with toppings like sliced avocado as a open sandwich or simply smothered in a bit of honey and sprinkle of sea salt. Ingredients: 1 cup milled sunflower seeds ½ cup / 90g flax seeds ½ cup almond flour 1 cup buckwheat flour 4 tbsp…

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Top 5 Myths in Womens Fitness

March 21, 2016
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MYTH 1 -LIFT LIGHT WEIGHTS TO GET TONED The largest misconception in women’s training is that you need to lift light weights for more reps to get toned. By getting ‘toned’ it actually refers to building muscle. You need that lean muscle for that lovely sculpted look women desire. To build muscle, you need to lift regularly and progressively and to progress you need to keep upping the load of the weight you lift, to get stronger and build muscle.…

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