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Katie Keeble - OCR

July 01, 2014 0 Comments

Please could you introduce yourself? What events do you take part in? My name is Katie Keeble, I am 32 years old and enjoy running road races, obstacle races and trail running. I am also working on strength training to potentially compete at crossfit/fitness events.started competing recently. I now do all my training outside and train at a cros...
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Chia Seed Pork Meatballs with Spicy Ginger-Soy Glaze

June 23, 2014 0 Comments

Dinner   Chia Seed Pork Meatballs with Spicy Ginger-Soy GlazeUse super-food chia seeds as a binder for these delicious, flavourful meatballs. Serve over some stir-fried vegetables or try with quinoa, brown rice or noodles.         Ingredients -1 pound ground pork   -3 cloves garlic, minced   -1½ teaspoons fresh grated ginger   -1/3 cup ...
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Grain-Free Chia Buckwheat Pizza

June 23, 2014 0 Comments

Lunch   Grain-Free Chia Buckwheat Pizza This thin crust chia buckwheat pizza is perfect for those who love pizza and want a healthy, nutritious twist to the usual carb-heavy style. Ingredients Pizza Base   -¼ cup chia seeds (whole) -3/4 cup of water -1 tsp dried oregano -3 tbsp unrefined whole grain buckwheat flour (gluten free) -1 tbsp chopped...
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Vanilla-Almond Chia Breakfast Pudding

June 23, 2014 0 Comments

Breakfast Vanilla-Almond Chia Breakfast PuddingThis nutritious breakfast bowl can be topped with your favourite fresh fruits and nuts and will keep in the fridge for up to five days! Soaking the chia seeds in vanilla almond milk the night before transforms them into a luxurious, nourishing breakfast.   Ingredients - 2 cups unsweetened almond mi...
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Marathon Training Plans – Do I need one? By Steve Way

June 19, 2014 0 Comments

Marathon Training Plans – Do I need one and if so …… which one! It’s one of the most common questions I get asked on my blog and it’s also one of the most difficult to answer for any specific individual. In my opinion the answer very much depends on where you are in your marathon “journey” and how close you are to reaching your potential. If yo...
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Training Plan for a Sprint Newbie by Katie J Synge

June 10, 2014 0 Comments

Triathlon is a sport open to all, great fun with and as a result of its increasing profile - offers something for all ages, ability and ambition. However with three disciplines, it is also time consuming and can be hard to know how to balance training across the disciplines. I have written you a short blog to offer some advice from experience as...
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Chia Seeds & Type 2 Diabetes

June 02, 2014 0 Comments

Reading up on Chia seeds usage in the diet of a Diabetic states that they can be useful in helping to slow down digestion, however we are not medics, and we always recommend you read up, inform yourself and make your own decisions. There are numerous articles about chia seeds and diabetes on the web and a recent tweet by Leicester Diabetes Centr...
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Mike does the Cateran 110

May 29, 2014 0 Comments

This year's Cateran Ultramarathon saw plenty take to the track for the 55mile race. As well as the usual, it was also the first year for the DOUBLE Cateran, that's right a 110 mile race. We met Ultrarunner Mike Raffan of the blog Sum Running Stuff who was chomping down some of our Chia Charge Flapjacks (among other things) to get him through the...
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Steve Way - The UK 100km Champion

May 23, 2014 0 Comments

   Please introduce yourself My name is Steve Way and I am the ripe old age of 39¾ . I will be celebrating turning into an official Veteran of the sport of running by representing England in my first major games in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games marathon at the end of July. My primary distances are marathons and 100km's and I have already had a ...
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Coco-Nut Chia Blast Shake

May 20, 2014 0 Comments

   You will need - 250 ml of unsweetened almond milk (or other milk of your choice)- 1/4 cup coconut milk- 3 tablespoons raw cocoa powder- 2 tablespoons agave nectar (or 3 tablespoons sugar)- 1 tablespoon chia seeds- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder- 4 ice cubes Method Blend all ingredients for one minute or until smooth...
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'Why or how do you get so many calories into the Flapjack?'

'Why or how do you get so many calories into the Flapjack?'

May 17, 2014 0 Comments

A little while ago the Sun ran an article on 'healthy snacks' that contain more calories than chocolate bars. Much to our amusement, our Sea Salt Flapjacks were compared to an Aero Mint bar. Unsurprisingly our 80g energy bar had almost double the calories of the Aero bar that weighed less than half that (37g).  And while the sun completely missi...
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Renee McGregor Nutritionist & Endurance Athlete

May 15, 2014 0 Comments

   Please can you tell us a little about yourself I qualified as a registered dietitian 15 years ago and spent the first few years of my working life as a clinical dietitian working within the NHS, mainly in the area of paediatrics and eating disorders. I have always been athletic and interested in sport. After my second daughter in 2004, I star...
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