By Alan Bichara I was a beginner once at the gym as well and I started knowing very little or at least I thought I knew a lot, but turns out I had the wrong information from friends or the internet. I will list down the 5 most common mistakes people make when they decide to … More Beginner’s Guide Part 2: Avoid These 5 Mistakes if You are New to the Gym
By Adrianna McDonald This recipe is one of my favourite as I always have the necessary ingredients. My whole family loves it. The patties are incredibly easy and quick to make, and they’re budget friendly too. More so they taste fantastic! Ingredients 1 tin of tuna 3tbsp of sweetcorn (organic) 1/2 cup oats or breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley 2 Tbsp chopped fresh chives, green onions, or shallots Salt and freshly ground black pepper or any other seasoning of your liking 1 raw egg 2 Tbsp coconut or olive oil for cooking Cooking method Mix all the ingredients together in the big b0wl. Cover with foil and chill in the fridge for an hour) Divide the mixture into 4 parts or 8 smaller. With each part, form into a ball and then flatten into a patty. Heat the oil in a cast iron or stick‐free skillet on medium high. Gently place the patties in the pan, and cook until nicely browned, 3‐4 minutes on each side. You can cover them in breadcrumbs if you like them crispy and don’t mind the extra carbs 🙂
It’s Q&A Thursday again 🙂 Let’s look at what the pros have to say… Question 1: Name: Tony City: Kampala,Uganda Question: I once did some sit ups and push ups for a week or so, then my chest started hurting when I continued, from that time I stopped working out. Was I doing the exercise wrong or was … More Q&A: Muscle Soreness and Losing Fat – What am I doing wrong?
By Adrianna McDonald In the past few years of my career I came across many people suffering with digestive disorders. Our fast paced lives cause us to reach for convenient foods, which are damaging our gut lining. I decided to look closer for alternatives to drugs and possible diet changes which may help with those problems. The epidemics … More Do you suffer from reflux or heartburn? Find out about natural ways to cure it
The more I think about it the more I start to believe that fitness is like fashion – so many trends, so many styles, so much to try on! Choosing your fitness routine is like building your signature style. You need to pick and mix things which you know you will like for a long … More Should I Follow Every Fitness Trend?
By Adrianna McDonald MYTH #1 I DON’T WANT TO GET BIG. This is a big misconception amongst the ladies. I say it over and over again: lifting weights to build muscles is a long, hard journey, which requires lots of discipline. Weight training is by far the best way to increase lean muscle mass, speed up your metabolism, … More Debunking Popular Health & Fitness Myths – Part 2
By Adrianna McDonald Cocoa is one of nature’s many miracles. It is in fact a great super-food and to get the full benefit of its goodness it is best eaten raw. Today’s recipe is full of antioxidants, good fats (avocado and coconut oil) and ingredients rich in nutrients (honey and goji berries). What’s even better is that … More Recipe: Chocolate Avocado Mousse
By Adrianna McDonald MYTH #1 DO SIT UPS TO LOSE BELLY FAT Sit ups are definitely great for strengthening your abdominal muscles and lower back, but they won’t melt the body fat from your abdominal area even if you do 100 a day. If your waist is a problem look into your diet as the truth is “Abs … More Debunking Popular Health & Fitness Myths – Part 1
This week nutritionist and PT Laura Smith will take us through 5 important reasons to keep an eye out on our vitamin B levels. Firstly, let’s think about what would be the possible reason for us not to ingest the amount of petty little B’s we would need to function and thrive optimally. B vitamins … More Top 5 Reasons why we need Vitamin B
By Adrianna McDonald I’ve been in the fitness industry for over 10 years now and noticed that very little amount of people do any stretching. It seems like they want to get in and out of the gym as fast as possible. Lately stretching has been neglected and is often seen as unnecessary part of … More Is Stretching Important?