The Fundamental Body -

Keys to Improving Youth Physical Development

Keys to Improving Youth Physical DevelopmentIt all starts with playtime at home and in school. Children have the blueprint of how to physically develop themselves already ingrained in them, it’s our natural survival mechanism! You only have to watch how they play; they will run, jump, throw, kick, catch, crawl, balance, climb, strike etc. All […]

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How to Avoid Injury

How to Avoid InjuryI think most us would agree there is nothing more frustrating than suffering an injury. Not being able to compete in your sport or even perform everyday tasks without a struggle is very annoying. Sometimes injuries are just bad luck but most of the times it’s from one of the below factors. […]

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Runners – Want to Know How to Set a PB Next Year?

Runners – Want to Know How to Set a PB Next Year?​The Dublin marathon is soon approaching and with it signals the curtain coming down on this year’s  big running events around Ireland. I hope all your hard training paid off and you smashed your goals this year. (if not, there is always next year!!) […]

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Is Eating Healthy Really Expensive?

Is Eating Healthy Really Expensive? Before getting into the nitty gritty part of the question of the cost of eating healthy, let’s look at  the cost of  eating unhealthy. Most people who claim that eating healthy is expensive fail to see that the following will cost them money.- being sick (missing work, chronic ongoing conditions)- […]

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Body Image After Pregnancy

Body Image After Pregnancy The first thing you’d think of doing about feeling better after having your baby would be exercise. Walking, running, gym, HIIT class, abs only class, Pilates, anything that makes your body feel like it once was.Let’s face it, exercise can be as enjoyable as it can be challenging, like motherhood.Your body went […]

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Spanish Omelette

Spanish OmeletteIngredients P – 4 egg whitesC – piece of fruitF – ½ avocado, 4 slices pepperoni V – sun dried tomatoes, spinach, onions Preparation Chop up all veg and mix in a bowl with eggsCook in a pan using oil (spray oil) for 2-5 mins

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REBECCA FORTUNE’S BAKED KICK

REBECCA FORTUNE’S BAKED KICKIngredients: P – Egg whitesC – Small Sweet Potato x 2 (Microwave or oven)F – Yolks x2V – Frozen Veg or side saladO – Hot Sauce (if you like a kick) Preparation: Stick your sweet potatoes on the microwave for about 6 – 8 mins (don’t forget to poke a few holes […]

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Top 5 Strategies For Dealing with Hunger on a Diet

​You’re body isn’t stupid. In fact it’s the most complex organism there is. Anyway, because you’re body is very smart and tuned in, it has mechanisms built into your hard-wiring that prevents you from slowly starving yourself (aka trying to lose weight). One such mechanism is hunger. One of the biggest reasons you will “give […]

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PROTEIN PACKED OATS & YOGURT

PROTEIN PACKED OATS & YOGURTIngredients PROTEIN – 1/2 scoop of protein + Low fat greek yoghurt x 175gCarbs- Oats x 50gFat – 1 tbsp Desiccated coconutOther – Water or milk  Preparation Mix all the ingredients together.Serve immediately

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SWEET BAKED CHEESEY GOODNESS

SWEET BAKED CHEESEY Ingredients Protein – Deli ham/ham x 150 – 200gCarbs – Small Sweet Potato x 2Fats – Low fat mozzarella Cheese x 60gVeg – Your Choice  Preparation Stick the spud in the microwave like above for 5 – 8 minutes.Add ham, cheese and spices on top and serve with veg.

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