Yoga is a mind body practice that can meet the needs of all kinds of bodies, at all levels of fitness and health. It’s not just for bendy people! A yoga class is a great addition to any fitness program, encouraging strength as well as flexibility. It also helps practitioners to develop a quiet mind and a calm nervous system, which is so beneficial in our busy lives.
Research shows that consuming a protein snack within an hour of a resistance workout assists with muscle recovery.
While throwing a steak on the barbie is not always an option (nor a prefernce) post work out, what we need is an easily accessible, tasty and convinent snack, packed with quality protein...think protein balls!
The secret to a good protein ball recipe is its protein content. A well designed protein ball can be loaded with as much as 10 grams of protein per serve! A 100gm egg has 13gm!!
We recently interviewed two of our relatively new members to get the low down on what they’re up to here at Core Principles. It just happens that they’re a husband and wife duo but they don’t actually cross paths at the studio....
What’s causing your knee pain?
Well, I’m going to leave traumatic knee injuries aside for this piece, simply because you’d probably know what happened, and have a recovery plan in place (HOPEFULLY!!). But, let's talk about your garden variety knee pain!
Give this recipe a go as a quick, high protein breakfast, snack or healthy dessert.
The Chia seed was once a staple food for the Aztecs. High in protein, fibre, and minerals, this seed contains more iron than spinach, more calcium than milk and more antioxidants than blueberries.
Taking part in physical activity may be doing more than strengthening your bones and benefiting your cardiovascular health, it could be protecting your mental agility which decreases with increasing age.
Judy has many diverse interests, including getting out hiking in exotic locations and leading a high profile not for profit organisation. Keeping fit is important to Judy and she has been kind enough to share her story with us!