Archive

March 2016

16/03/2016

Green Protein Smoothie Recipe

To celebrate Paddy’s Day why not try this delicious high protein, high energy, green protein smoothie. Quick to make and unbelievably good for you! Ingredients: 1 small ripe banana, peeled and broken in half 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup fresh baby spinach 1 scoop Kinetica Vanilla protein powder  1/2 cup ice   Instructions: Combine all ingredients in the blender and blend on high speed until pureed.   Nutrition:  27 grams carbohydrate, 5 grams fiber, 30 grams protein.       Credit: https://www.healthyseasonalrecipes.com/vanilla-green-protein-smoothie/

07/03/2016

Fuelling a Professional Rugby Player: Andrew Browne

In the last installment of Fuelling a Professional Rugby Player we check out what Connacht Lock Andrew Browne keeps himself fuelled with. Player Name: Andrew Browne Position: Lock D.O.B: 21/01/1987 (Age: 29) Morning routine / Breakfast: A smoothie with oats, Kinetica Whey protein, peanut butter, spinach, banana, mixed berries and milk. Mid Morning Snack: Post weights I’ll have another protein shake and some creatine. Rice cake. Lunch: An Omelette with ham, mushrooms, goats cheese and some brown bread. Afternoon Snack: Post training I like to have a Kinetica Oat Gain shake. Dinner:... Read More

TeamKinetica: Chris Grievson Q&A

  What is your athletic background? I have played cricket at a very competitive level through university and the North East Premier League.   How did you get into training? I loved playing rugby at school, but I was too small and skinny to compete physically with the other guys in the team. That spurred me on to start working out in the gym when I left school and went to university. Two of my housemates were pro rugby players so they helped introduce me to the basics and I... Read More

04/03/2016

Dark Chocolate Protein Bounty Bars

  Makes 20 bars   Ingredients: Filling 55g of coconut oil (melted) 250g of  light coconut milk from a can 4 tablespoons  of honey 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence 240g of unsweetened desiccated coconut 2 scoops of Kinetica vanilla whey protein powder   Coating 200g of dark chocolate   Method 1. Place the coconut oil and coconut milk in a bowl and mix well. 2. Add the honey and vanilla essence. 3. Finally add the desiccated coconut & protein powder and mix well. 4. Pour the mixture into a square... Read More