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Recipe of the month: Roast cauliflower soup

INGREDIENTS 1 large cauliflower (1kg) 2 onions, sliced into half moons extra virgin olive oil 1½ tsp ground cumin 1½ tsp ground coriander sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 30g salted butter 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 large potato (400g), skin left on, roughly chopped into 3cm squares 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 litre gluten-free […]

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Ohhhh, My Aching Head

Our brain is actually insensitive to pain. There are two basic categories of headaches – those that we suffer occasionally – a one off type headache, that we can generally pin down to a known cause – this might include an “ice cream headache” where the extreme cold of the ice cream causes your blood […]

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Recipe of the month: Black Sesame and Matcha Balls

Makes approx. 15 INGREDIENTS ½ cup black tahini 1 cup pitted medjool dates 1 tablespoon coconut oil ½ cup buckwheat ½ cup desiccated coconut 2 teaspoons matcha powder 1 teaspoon vanilla INSTRUCTIONS Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender and mix until combined. Roll into balls and store in the fridge or freezer.   Thank […]

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Karens top tips for remaining injury free

Running assessment Foam roller and spikey ball Strength training program Don’t run through pain of 5/10 or more Be aware of the signs of overtraining Monitor your training load – not just time or distance but speed and incline also If you are taking up running start with intervals of running and walking, less is […]

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White Christmas Slice – Recipe of the month #balancediet

Ingredients: 1 cup shredded coconut 1 cup cashews, soaked overnight and drained 1/4 cup coconut milk (canned) 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/3 cup pistachios chopped 1/3 cup dried cranberries (unsweetened) 1 tbs. maple syrup or raw honey  1 tsp. vanilla extract  Method: Whiz the cashews, shredded coconut, coconut oil, coconut milk, vanilla and maple syrup […]

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My experience with Physiotherapy

From the outset as a child, I had only viewed trips to the physio as a tad serious compared to the ones with a GP. However, experiencing my own muscle and joint pain playing sport, my physio appointments have become just as important. I now deeply appreciate the extent to which a physio therapist will […]

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Recipe of the month: Chickpea, feta and almond salad #balancediet

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 x can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 x can cannelini beans, drained and rinsed 4 handfuls of rocket 1 zucchini, sliced into paper thin rounds 1 handful of parsley, finely chopped 2 shallots, finely sliced 1/3 cup fetta, crumbled 1/4 cup slivered almonds (toasted if time permits) 1 teaspoon chilli flakes […]

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Hannah’s top Running Facts and Tips

Undergo a running screening with a qualified Physiotherapist-this includes strength and range of movement testing to identify factors that could lead to an injury or less-effective running technique if not addressed Have your technique analysed by video analysis by a suitably qualified health practitioner-to determine any technique changes that could improve load on tissues and […]

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