Denis’ Top 5 Tips to Surviving Christmas

By – Denis Reynor We are just days away from moving into December which will trigger a long chain of events, parties, & get togethers that could see you struggling at keeping your routine and fitness levels on track. Here are my top tips to help point you in the right direction through the holidays. […]

NRG Xpress Secret Santa Toy Appeal for Barnardos Cork

As winter sets in and the festive season approaches, it’s easy to forget about the many families who rely on the generosity of others to make Christmas special for their children. Many of the families Barnardos work with struggle, particularly at Christmas, having to choose between heating their home and putting food on the table […]

Creating a Good Habit

By Denis Reynor We all know that healthy habits, such as eating well, exercising, and avoiding harmful substances, improves your physical, mental, and emotional health. These habits improve your overall well-being and make you feel better, happier, and independent. Throughout our lifetime we will go through a number of lifestyle changes, but did you ever […]

Good advice on brain health

By Denis Reynor Jr. I used to get asked a lot of questions by clients on how to unwind and relax, as they try to separate themselves from long hours in work. But nowadays I get asked more frequently than others is “how can I relieve stress?” Our work level has increased dramatically over the years, […]

Taking Care of Your Blood Pressure

By Denis Reynor   As we move into International Fitness Week, NRG Xpress Little Island are giving Free Blood Pressure Checks today in our consultation rooms. Our blood pressure is simply the amount of work that our hearts have to do to pump our blood around the body. Not looking after your health through nutrition or regular […]

Getting Back into Routine this September

– By Denis Reynor Well, we have found ourselves back in September and for a lot of us, after taking a few months of a break, we are gradually trying to get ourselves back into the exercise groove Let’s be honest, summertime is amazing. Relaxing in the Sun, Socializing in the beer gardens. It’s all […]

Tips On How To Slim Your Waist

By Denis Reynor Jr Finding time to eat our meals throughout our work day is starting to become a struggle to try fit in. Which means that we are eating our food too fast for our bodies to digest them properly. Your stomach actually takes about 20 minutes to “figure out” that it’s full, so […]

Meditation – A brief Introduction

What is Meditation? – Contrary to popular belief, meditation need not be always done sitting on a cushion, legs crossed with your hands in position like a Buddhist. Nor does it have to be done in a perfectly quiet place. Anyone with a conscious mind can do it but the reality is most people live […]

Beef & Guinness Stew

Beef and Guinness stew is a perfect dish for a cold autumn day. You can serve this as a stew or take it one step further and use it as the filling for an impressive pie. Do make sure the meat is tender before serving, different cuts of meat will take longer cooking times. METHOD Heat […]

Guinness Brownies

Guinness Brownies  READY IN: 40mins SERVES: 16 UNITS: US INGREDIENTSNutrition 4eggs 3⁄4cup superfine sugar 8ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 4ounces white chocolate, chopped 6tablespoons unsalted butter 3⁄4cup all-purpose flour 3⁄4cup cocoa 1 1⁄4cups Guinness stout confectioners’ sugar, for dusting DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Butter an 8-inch-square pan. In an electric mixer, combine the eggs and sugar. Beat until […]