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Fitness

23/04/2018
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Ireland’s Top 10 Cycling Sportives

With the fine weather starting, at Kinetica HQ we are looking forward to a long summer of great endurance events. To get started we have put together our top 10 list of cycling sportives in Ireland over the next few months. Totally subjective of course – we would be interested in hearing your thoughts? How many are you planning to tick off the list? Do you think we omitted any stand out rides? In no particular order here are our top 10. The Ring of Kerry Cycle – www.ringofkerrycyle.ie. 35... Read More

21/09/2016

PREPARE TO PERFORM

Kinetica Strength and Conditioning expert Andy McKenzie will be holding a 2 x 2 hour seminar on movement preparation to maximise performance in your training sessions at RAW GYM Sandyford on SATURDAY OCTOBER 8th from 1pm-3pm and 3:30pm – 5:30pm. To claim a spot leave a comment with your name and why you want to attend. You must be available on the dates / time above. We will confirm your space on October 3rd. Andy and other Combined Strength coaches will take you through the breakdown of the WRAPS system... Read More

12/09/2016
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Overtraining and how to prevent it

“Go hard or go home” is well known motivational phrase that you would hear countless of times. However, it is important to know when the right time go hard is and when it is the right time to go home. It is very easy to over train your body and not get the sufficient recovery time needed to ensure that your muscles properly grow and develop. Overtraining is linked with a number of factors such as immune suppression, glycogen depletion, performance incompetence, and negative impacts on mood. There are a... Read More

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Find Your Workout Partner

With a wide range of products to choose from such as whey protein, pre-workouts or ready to drink shakes, it can be quite daunting picking a nutritional supplement and also knowing whether if the product is right for your goals. Whether you’re a beginner or have been using supplements for a while now, it never hurts to have a guide to direct you to the right product.     Agree with the result? Why don’t you browse our products and pick the right workout partner for you.

22/07/2016
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Great British Athlete | Desiree Henry | Kinetica Sports

Desiree Henry represents Great Britain as a 100m and 200m sprinter. Learn all about the latest addition to Team Kinetica and her journey. Name: Desiree Henry 20 From: London, England Occupation: 100m & 200m sprinter About 100m & 200m track sprint: The 100m & 200m sprint races are considered two of the most exciting track and field events. Although the races are indeed quite short, there are years of hard work and dedication that each athlete puts in to ensure that when their moment on the track arrives, it does... Read More

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

08/07/2015
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5 Benefits of Weightlifting for Women (with The Blonde Ethos)

No longer is the weight section of the gym just for the guys: female weightlifting seems to be having a moment right now as the benefits of strength training and building lean muscle mass are better understood. Here we look at the top 5 reasons why you should consider making weightlifting a part of your health and fitness regime, and some insights from Natalie Goodchild of the health and fitness blog The Blonde Ethos on the difference weightlifting has made to her fitness.   1.      Stronger Bone Structure   Osteoporosis... Read More

20/05/2015
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All things Be:Fit and a quick protein smoothie recipe!

Kinetica Brand Ambassador Juliana Conci-Mitchell was with us on stand for Be:Fit London ! After chatting to hundreds of women about health fitness and of course protein, Juliana filled us in on the event. I really enjoyed chatting to everyone at the show and we had great fun with the Kinetica challenge. Holding 2 tubs of 1.8kg whey is not an easy task but the prize was worth it (check out the pictures here)! One thing that struck me was the number of women who still equate protein to bulking... Read More