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November 2015

27/11/2015
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Top Christmas Gifts for Fitness Fanatics – For Him

Buying gifts for those hard-to-gift fitness fanatics can be difficult but this year, we’re here to take the hassle away. To save you hours trawling the internet and pulling your hair out because nothing is quite right, we’ve curated the top 8 gifts for those fitness mad men in your life!   Planet Organic Food Hamper – £10.00 – £100.00 For those who pay attention to what they eat, a Planet Organic food hamper is the ideal gift. At Christmas time, everyone loves an excuse to eat but the fitness... Read More

27/11/2015
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Top Christmas Gifts for Fitness Fanatics – For Her

For women who are keen to keep fit and healthy, there is no rest for the wicked! Christmas is traditionally a time where people let themselves go a little, indulging in a few too many Christmas treats that they’ll pay for in January, but not these ladies. They’ll stick to their diet and exercise plan over the festive periods – perhaps sneaking in the odd mince pie here and there.  If you know a fitness-mad lady who you’d like to buy a gift for this Christmas, here are some of... Read More

19/11/2015
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Quinoa & Chocolate Protein Baked Slices

Another tasty treat to try from Niamh Devaney @TheNutritionista with Quinoa and Chocolate Protein baked slices. Ingredients: 100g of Quinoa 400g of Mashed Banana 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract 150g of Oat Flour 1 tbsp of Coconut Oil (melted) 30g of Unsweetened Brown Rice Puffs 1/4 tsp of Cinnamon 2 tbsp of Cocoa Powder 60g Kinetica Chocolate Protein Powder 65g of  Pecans (roughly chopped)   Method: Cook the quinoa, then toast on a baking tray in the oven. Make sure to toss the quinoa around every 5 minutes. Toast until crispy... Read More

10/11/2015
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Protein Jaffa Cakes

Looking for something a bit different to bake – try these Protein Jaffa Cakes from @Nutritionista    Makes 16 cakes Ingredients Base: 150g of oat flour 30g of Kinetica Vanilla Whey Protein Powder 1 tablespoon of orange zest 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1 large egg 3 tablespoons of honey 3 tablespoons of coconut oil (melted) Filling: 115g of no added sugar orange jelly Topping: 150g of dark chocolate     Method Mix the oat flour, protein powder, orange zest and baking soda together in a bowl Add the honey,... Read More

09/11/2015
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#RWC2015: Player of the Tournament Contest – Did you guess right?

Whether you love rugby or not, there is no denying that with this year’s Rugby World Cup being held in England, it was an exciting year! To celebrate, we challenged you to guess who would be crowned ‘player of the tournament’ as chosen by our judge, Mike Ford, Head Coach at Bath Rugby. This year’s Rugby World Cup was one which saw no team go quietly. There were a grand total of 271 tries and 194 conversions, scoring an enormous 2,439 points throughout the 48 games. In the end, New Zealand... Read More

03/11/2015
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White Chocolate & Macadamia Nut Protein Bars

Why not try these delicious White Chocolate and Macadamia Nut Protein bars from @ Nutritionista    Makes 12 bars Ingredients 240g Almond butter 100g Honey 60g Oats 40g  Desiccated coconut 60g Kinetica Whey Protein Vanilla  90g  Macadamia Nuts 75g White Chocolate   Method In a bowl add all the ingredients apart from the macadamia nuts & white chocolate. Once this mixture is well mixed, roughly chop the nuts & white chocolate and fold into the mixture. Place mixture into a lined baking tin and let set in the fridge. When... Read More