Habits of the fit & healthy

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Top Tips to Healthy Habits: I've been running for a long time now, which has put me in the privileged position of being able to watch & learn from a lot of elite athletes. Here are some of my observations on how they stay fit and healthy. Relationship to food 1. They always have breakfast - not sugary cereal but a good healthy one - greek yoghurt, Hijke is my favourite, with berries … [Read more...]

6 rules for post workout meals

post workout stirfry [fitnessrepublic.com]

6 Rules for Post-Workout Meals Eat within 30 to 60 minutes after exercise If you’ve had a particularly tough workout, try to eat a “recovery” meal as soon as possible. Exercise puts stress on your muscles, joints, and bones, and your body “uses up” nutrients during workouts. Post-exercise foods are all about putting back what you’ve lost and providing the raw materials needed for repair and … [Read more...]

Gill’s Corner – February 2014

Happy New Year Everyone, Here's wishing you all a warm welcome back and hope you achieve all your goals this year!! I sincerely hope all of you do have some serious New Year resolutions. We have some exciting ones planned for you :- 5 and 6 Feb – Start of the Elimination Challenge. 14 Feb – KFC Valentine 10 Km night race 16 March - Hyundai Rock the Run Burpee Challenge - its all … [Read more...]