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Chicken Doesn’t Need To Be Boring


Chicken is a great source of protein and widely available. It’s super easy to cook, versatile and healthy. Lots of people do get bored of chicken though as they tend to cook it the same way time and time again so here are some recipes to jazz up your midweek meals. The following marinades will … Continue reading

AJ’s Top Tip for Today


Eat the rainbow!  Try to include more colorful fruits and vegetables in your diet.  Many people stick with the same fruits and vegetables all the time. So try to eat more varied colours to reap the benefits that the different colours have to offer. There are several color categories for fruits and veggies. The broader a variety of … Continue reading

Spring salad with watercress dressing


Broad beans and watercress are in season in July. They go together wonderfully in this spring fresh summery salad. They are best bought at a farmers market and used quickly for maximum nutrition. Why is it good for you? Watercress contains significant amounts of iron, calcium, iodine, manganese, and folic acid, in addition to vitamins A, … Continue reading

Countdown to FITMAS – Day 24


Run 1 mile as fast as you can!  You may be pushed for time today with all of the last minute present wrapping so do something quick. Run 1 mile as fast as you can then get back to the family this Xmas Eve. If you want to run outside and are not sure how … Continue reading

Countdown to FITMAS – Day 23


How many did you do on Day 5? Can you beat your effort today? Press Ups Support your body on your hands and toes. With your arms straight, place your hands underneath your shoulders. Keep your back straight and your core strong. Make sure your hips do not sag or your bum sticks up. Bend … Continue reading

Countdown to FITMAS – Day 22


On day 4 you were given a choice but today we challenge you to a mini triathlon and complete all 3. Run 3 miles/5k Row 2000m and cycle 10k If you are exercising outdoors, remember to wrap up warm as these days get colder. Check out some tips to help you survive exercise in the … Continue reading

Countdown to FITMAS – Day 21


3 mile run followed by 15 press ups, 15 bridges and 1 minute plank. If you are exercising outdoors, remember to wrap up warm as these days get colder. Check out some tips to help you survive exercise in the cold here and running through Winter here. If you want to run outside and are not sure … Continue reading

Countdown to FITMAS – Day 20


Work hard on these today and see if you are better than day 8. You’ll test yourself on these again on day 23 to see how many you can do! 100 Star Jumps Start with feet together and hands by your side. Now jump both feet out to the side and raise your arms out … Continue reading

Countdown to FITMAS – Day 19


Cycle 10km as fast as you can……… go go go! Cycle outside or in the gym. Remember to warm up first and get ready. pedal your legs off and get those heart and legs working on this last Friday before Xmas.

Countdown to FITMAS – Day 18


Row 2000m as fast as you can….. Go go go! Ensure your technique is tip top. These videos will help you get off to a great start.