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17/05/2018
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Fuelling the difference for Endurance Events

One of the fantastic things about working with Kinetica Sports Nutrition is the interaction you get to have with so many incredible athletes and nutrition experts. It seems like a shame to waste so much collective wisdom so we have decided to pass on what they have taught us in terms of tips for preparing for endurance events. Do Of course, it is obvious, but do train – there is no such thing as cramming for an endurance event. It takes time and patience to prepare – if it was... Read More

21/06/2016

Natalya Coyle

Representing Ireland in the Modern Pentathlon, read all about the latest addition to Team Kinetica: Natalya Coyle. Name: Natalya Coyle Age: 25 From: County Meath, Ireland. Occupation: Modern Pentathlete About the Modern Pentathlete: The Modern Pentathlon consists of 5 sports: Fencing, Swimming, Show Jumping, Shooting and Running: 1. Fencing: Round Robin format meaning everybody places each other once. Each match lasts up to 1 minute  with whoever scoring the first hit winning the game. 2. Swimming: 200 metre freestyle. As quick as you can with any stroke you like. 3. Show Jumping: Involves riding... Read More

13/06/2016

Kinetica Berry Smoothie

As the weather (sort of) heats up, we have the perfect refreshing smoothie for you. Packed full of nutrients and protein. Make sure you try it! Put all of the below in a blender and blend well. Makes two servings. Milk 250ml Mixed Berries 100g Mango 75g Whey Protein Strawberry 1.5 scoops A few cubes of ice Nutritional Values: Protein 22g  Calories 213 Carbohydrate 18.5g

24/05/2016

Green Tea

Green Tea has been known for thousands of years to have many benefits. Read about them here. Green Tea comes in many guises, mainly from the East. Chinese and Japanese green teas have similar benefits. Green tea is just black tea without the fermentation process. Black tea contains many benefits too, just not as many as green tea, plus milk blocks the flavanoids (active health promoting components in green tea). Green tea contains antioxidants, polyphenols (active plant components) catechins and EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate), these are the bits which give Green tea... Read More

20/05/2016

Coconut, Chocolate & Strawberry Protein Truffles

These are delicious. Check them out! Thanks to the Nutritionista for the recipe. Ingredients: 227g of fresh strawberries 50g of oats 60g of cocoa powder 1 tbsp of honey 2 scoops of strawberry whey protein powder Method: Puree and drain the strawberries of any excess liquid. Place this along with the rest of the ingredients in a bowl and blend together. The ingredients may be wet so place into the fridge for 10-15 minutes. Roll ball shapes out of the mixture and roll in some desiccated coconut. Place into freezer for... Read More

18/05/2016

Chocolate Protein Beetroot Brownies

Try these tasty, high protein chocolate brownies with a twist! Taste great and make the perfect pre gym snack. Thanks to the Nutritionista for the recipe.   Ingredients: – 90g of dates – 150g of shredded beetroot – 2 tbsp of coconut oil – 1tbsp of honey – 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract – 200g of ground almonds – 2 scoops of chocolate/vanilla whey protein powder – 20g of cocoa powder – 1 tsp of baking powder – 1 tsp of baking soda – 1/2 tsp of cinnamon Method: In... Read More

04/05/2016

Smoothie Recipe

Why not try this simple tasty smoothie loaded with protein and healthy goodness!   Just add the below ingredients to your blender and blitz until it becomes a smooth texture:   Low Fat Milk 200ml Avacado 50g Grapes 75g Frozen Berries 25g Vanilla Whey Protein 1 1/2 Scoops Spinach 25g A few ice cubes   This makes two servings. 1 serving contains: 214 calories    23g Protein    16g Carbohydrate  and a whole lot of antioxidants!

01/04/2016

Kinetica Protein Deluxe Bar

Read all about our NEW High Protein, Low Sugar, Protein Deluxe bar here. Available in Chocolate Brownie and Cookies and Cream flavours the Protein Deluxe bar is an indulgent yet healthy protein bar packed with 20 grams of protein and only 2.3 grams of sugar. Protein Deluxe is a great tasting and convenient multi-layer bar. This indulgent yet nutritious bar provides a low sugar, high protein snack option with a superior taste and texture. It contains a flavoursome crunchy core with a delicious layer of caramel and a milk chocolate... Read More

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: http://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