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Golden Chicken Noodle Soup

Serves 1

Ingredients:

1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

1 garlic clove (crushed)

2cm piece of fresh ginger (peeled and grated)

2 small pieces of fresh turmeric (peeled and grated)

1 small long red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped

500ml fresh chicken stock **

1 skinless chicken breast (finely sliced)

1 small bunch of Bok Choi / Choy Sum or other leafy green […]

MMH article: ‘Think Back’ by Michael Hermann

Our recent back workout and training article in Men’Muscle & Health has been well received – and for good reason! Most people can’t remember the last time they trained their back as hard as their front. This routine will certainly jot your memory and give your back training some real attention.  We use four […]

LSA Porridge

Serves 1

 
Ingredients:
2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk

1 egg (whisked)

2 egg whites (whisked)

1 small banana (mashed)

2 tablespoons LSA meal

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste

1 medjool date (chopped up into small pieces)

 

 
Method:

Place almond milk in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring frequently.
When the almond milk is warm, add the whisked egg […]

  • 10 Ways to a Deeper Squat, a Better Butt and Healthier Joints
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    10 Ways to a Deeper Squat, a Better Butt and Healthier Joints

10 Ways to a Deeper Squat, a Better Butt and Healthier Joints

Are their genetic limitations to how deep someone can squat – sure. Some people picked the right parents, possess advantageous limb lengths, have an anatomically versatile hip structure, and are able to squat until their butt touches the floor. Then there are those who can’t squat quite so low and weren’t as blessed by […]

Fish Tacos

This gluten free recipe is super quick, healthy and great to have on a hot summer’s night when you want something cool and refreshing to eat.  The quantities in this recipe make one serving, however feel free to multiply these as this is a great meal to make for a group of friends to […]

Chicken Zoodle Soup

Ingredients:
2 cups chicken stock (preferably home-made or a good quality store bought chicken stock such as Maggie Beers)

1 garlic clove, finely grated

2cm piece of garlic, finely grated

2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

¼ cup shallots, finely chopped

1 zucchini (use a spiralizer or a peeler that can julienne the zucchini to create long noodles)

1 cup baby […]

Seared Yellowfin Tuna with Greens & Mushrooms

Sick of eating tuna out of a can? Then let’s put will tuna on a whole new level for you. This delicious recipe uses sashimi grade tuna. When seared to perfection, you will never want to go back to your old tuna ways. This recipe is not only lean and tasty – It’s also […]

No Pain, No Gain? – Part 4: Soreness & Progress

So what is the best way to gauge how effective a routine is?
The best way to judge the effectiveness of a workout is actually quite simple – was it better than your previous efforts and workouts? Is there a pattern of improvement rather than regression over time? If so, then you have made progress […]

Espresso Protein Shakes & Smoothies

For Espresso Shake:
INGREDIENTS:

2 ice cubes
1 chilled shot (or double shot if you prefer) of espresso OR 2-3 teaspoons of instant espresso/coffee
1C cold water or light milk
1 scoop chocolate or vanilla protein powder
Stevia to taste

 
INSTRUCTIONS:

In a shaker bottle, add ice cubes with a chilled shot (or double shot if you prefer) of espresso (or you can […]

  • Should I still train if I am sore?
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    No Pain, No Gain? – Part 3: Should I still train if I am sore?

No Pain, No Gain? – Part 3: Should I still train if I am sore?

Should I train whilst still being sore from my last training session? If so, should the training be varied at all?
Getting sore is something that a lot of us have learned to love because we associate soreness with a productive workout. However, soreness can also be seen from time to time as something we […]