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Prawn & Avocado Omelette

 

This omelette is low in fat, low in sugar, high in protein, and has a great savory taste. It’s quick to make, and includes one of the highest density and under-rated protein sources on the planet – Prawns!
INGREDIENTS:
1/3 cup small or chopped cooked prawns
1/2  small tomato, diced
1/2 avocado, diced
cilantro, chopped (to taste)
1 egg
1/2 cup egg whites
1 tbsp low-fat […]

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Sit-ups, Back Pain and Side Effects of Living in the 21st Century

Do Sit-ups hurt you or does your core feel benign to their performance? Did you hurt your lower back even though you were doing something that seemed so innocuous at the time? Is everyone’s core just too weak?

These questions have no doubt gone through your mind at some stage in your life. Is it […]

Immuneo Protein Smoothie

This smoothie is loaded with Protein and immunity boosting nutrients to deliver a great tasting, energy sustaining drink. See below:
INGREDIENTS:
1/2 cup Egg whites (well shaken)
1/2 cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Breeze
1/2 cup plain, no-fat Greek yogurt (Chobani 0%)
2 cups Kale or baby spinach
1 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1 ripe banana, sliced up
1/2 cup crushed ice
2 tsp […]

Grilled Veggie Omelette

This recipe is packed full of veggies and has a ton of protein to really hit the spot.

 
Ingredients:

¾ Cup
chopped & grilled zucchini and tomatoes

5 spears
grilled asparagus

1 Tbsp
butter

1/2
small onion, chopped

1 Cup
egg whites

2 Tbsp
grated Parmesan cheese

1.5 Tbsp
thinly sliced fresh basil

½ tsp
each, salt and pepper

1 Tbsp
Red Kelly’s Basil & Garlic dressing

¼ Cup
low fat feta

 
Directions:

Grill Zucchini, tomatoes and […]

Will It Blend? – A Review Of Blenders

Struggling to eat your required vegetable intake each day? Drinking your greens may be the answer. Many companies currently in the juice and smoothie home appliance market are gaining a lot of attention and sales of late – and for good reason – there is a movement away from processed store-bought juices towards a […]

The Best Tasting Protein Bars

A big thanks to client Anthea Blackburn for helping with this recipe. The ingredients listed are all natural and a far cry from the processed kinds you would normally find  in commercially manufactured protein bars. Below is the mouth-watering recipe. Don’t eat them all at once – the presence of dates in these bars […]

Shoulders & Arms Program – phase 1

This Program aims to develop the shoulders & arms from every angle. There are a number of training devices that can be used to assist in training the shoulders & arms (and a number of devices that should be avoided too). The equipment that is used in this program is commonly found in most […]

Exercise of the Month: Barbell Bent-Over Rows

When performed properly, the bent-over row is an excellent exercise for developing the middle back and correcting posture for rounded forward shoulders. When performed poorly, the exercise resembles the look and feel of a hunched over weary bell-ringer.

Here’s how to correctly perform the Barbell Bent-over Row:

Begin the exercise standing tall and gripping the barbell […]

What to Look for when Hiring a Personal Trainer

‘How do I find a good trainer?’ Is a question I get from time to time whether it be from a client who is moving interstate or someone who is unhappy with their results and current trainer and looking for solutions elsewhere. The question is a good one and I acknowledge the astuteness of […]

Article: Exercising Motivation

Motivation has become a popular word and concept that is constantly used in mainstream society with the fitness world being no exception. The exercise world has no shortage of people who allude to motivation (mainly the lack thereof) as the main problem restricting them from their goals.  There is no question that motivation plays […]