BENEFITS OF REGULAR EXERCISE

BENEFITS OF REGULAR EXERCISE

Written By: Shiela Dela Cruz Want to feel better, have energy, and even add more years to your life? Exercise! Exercise is defined as any movement that makes your muscles work and requires your body to burn calories. It helps your muscles grow stronger, keep your...
HOW TO REWARD YOURSELF AFTER A TOUGH WORKOUT?

HOW TO REWARD YOURSELF AFTER A TOUGH WORKOUT?

Written By Shiela Dela Cruz The most successful exercise programs are built on creating a habit of working out. Working out becomes second nature, a thing you are more likely to do than a skip. If you want to become more motivated to complete your workouts and to...
How to make this Easy Granola Recipe?

How to make this Easy Granola Recipe?

What ingredients do I need to make homemade granola? Old Fashioned Rolled Oatscoconut oilsweetener, such as honey or agave nectar, or if you like your granola extra sweet, use brown sugar or low-carb brown sugar substitutesaltcinnamon (optional)add-ons like dried...
YOUR POST-COVID FITNESS COME-BACK GUIDE

YOUR POST-COVID FITNESS COME-BACK GUIDE

By Anna McManamey With our beloved Spartans Gym and Warrior Zone re-opening, no doubt you’re eager to get back into your favourite free-weight and machine exercises. However, jumping straight into your pre-Covid training plan full bore is asking for trouble. During...
Coconut Oil – Myth Buster

Coconut Oil – Myth Buster

At one point or another in the last 4 years, you would have heard many opinions and statements about Coconut Oil. Some saying its a superfood, others saying its bad for you. Coconut Oil has been a key ingredient in many Paleo, ‘Clean Eating’, and low carb...
Healthy Lamb Mince & Veg

Healthy Lamb Mince & Veg

Serves 1 Calories 482 Fat 21g Carbohydrate 39g Protein 42g Ingredients 150g lamb mince 2 tbsp olive oil 1 cup broccolini 4 zucchinis 50g tomato paste 1tsp lemon zest 1 tbsp rosemary 1 tsp thyme 1 tsp oregano 1 red onion 2 garlic gloves 2 tsp butter Directions 1. Place...
Sweet Potato Fritter Bowl

Sweet Potato Fritter Bowl

Quick and easy meal, also perfect for vegetarians. Sweet Potato Fritter Bowl Serves 1 Calories 644 Fat 36g Carbohydrate 64g Protein 19g Ingredients ½ Avocado 100g Rocket Salad 75g Chick peas 5 Cherry Tomato’s 5 Olives ½ Zucchini ½ Sweet Potato 1 Egg 1 Chopped Scallion...
Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats

Serves 1 Calories 568 Fat 11g Carbohydrate 79g Protein 40g Ingredients 75g oats 1 scoop of protein powder 50g fresh blueberries 1 tbsp chia seeds ½ banana, sliced ½ cup almond milk Directions 1. Place all dry contents into a sealed jar or container, then add almond...
Negatives aren’t what they seem

Negatives aren’t what they seem

It’s the 23rd of March 2020 and as announced by the government all non-essential activity and services are to cease to get COVID-19 under control and stem the spread. Our beautiful Kilsyth gym Spartans Warrior Zone is closed indefinitely, and the vibe is different,...
The Ageing Process & Why Protein Is So Important

The Ageing Process & Why Protein Is So Important

The ageing process and muscle mass – written by Alesha Stagg Studies have shown that muscle mass decreases during your 30’s with a ‘30-50% reduction between the ages of 40 to 80 years’ (1). Why is this important? Well, if you’re looking to get stronger and/or...