Kinetica Sports

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

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

29/02/2016

Fueling a Professional Rugby Player: John Muldoon

This week we check out how Connacht backrow John Muldoon stays fuelled. Player Name: John Muldoon Position: Backrow D.O.B: 30/11/1982 (Age 33) Morning routine / Breakfast: Usually some multivitamins, a pint of water, 3 eggs, toast or brown bread, avocado, and a piece of fruit either a banana or an apple Mid Morning Snack: A Kinetica Protein shake after weights. Lunch: A high protein sandwich with a mix of carbohydrates   Afternoon Snack: After a pitch session or for a snack I have some leftovers from the previous night. Dinner: Balance... Read More

22/02/2016

Fueling a Professional Rugby Player: Robbie Henshaw

Our weekly blog lets you know how a professional rugby player stays fuelled on a daily basis. From breakfast to bedtime, rugby players must provide their body with the correct nutrients for their daily training sessions and weekly games. This week we check out Ireland international and Connacht superstar Robbie Henshaw. Player Name: Robbie Henshaw Position: Centre D.O.B: 12/06/1993 (Age: 22) Morning routine / Breakfast: Kinetica whey protein, a fruit smoothie and 3 poached eggs. Mid Morning Snack: Kinetica complete shake and a handful of nuts and dried fruit. Lunch: A chicken salad wrap and a... Read More

18/02/2016

Protein Banoffee Pie

Why not try out this Protein Banoffee Pie. It tastes great and is full of good stuff! Thanks to The Nutritionista for the recipe. Ingredients: Base: – 100g of ground almonds – 130g of oat flour – 60g of vanilla whey protein powder – 4 tbsp of melted coconut oil – 2 tbsp of honey   Filling: – 300g of dates – 2 tbsp of almond butter – 1 tsp of vanilla extract – 3 tbsp of almond milk – 1 tbsp of melted coconut oil Topping: – 500g of... Read More

18/02/2016

TeamKinetica: Chris Dickson Q&A

    Bodybuilder Chris Dickson steps away from his strict training schedule to give us an insight into his training routine, who inspires him and his plan for UKBFF domination.         What is your athletic background? I was raised in a “rugby household” so naturally picked up this sport at a very young age.   How did you get into training? As a natural ectomorph my entire life (I was 17 years old, 6’1” and 65kgs!) I was always susceptible to injuries on the rugby pitch. I asked... Read More

16/02/2016

Fuel your CrossFit WOD

Top 5 foods to prepare for a session Hilary Riordan, Irish CrossFit athlete and owner of Guerilla Fitness Gym Cork looks at the top 5 foods to fuel your CrossFit WOD. I train twice a day starting with 8am session. I have my breakfast at 6.45am to ensure I’m fuelled and ready to go.  My second training session begins at 4pm so I have a few “go to” foods that I like to have before the session to get the most from my workout. Generally, before I train in the... Read More