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 […]

Spicy mushroom and lentil one-pot

This healthy potato-topped bake is low in calories and fat, high in fibre and 3 of your 5-a-day. Only 312Kcals per serving! Ingredients 2 tbsp Olive oil 1 medium onion, sliced 300g mini portabello mushrooms or chestnut, sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1.5 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon paprika 2x400g cans green lentils, drained and […]

Warm Chorizo and Chickpea Salad

Coming into winter it can be hard to love salads for lunch, well this one is a game changer! Have warm as a main or serve as a side salad with dinner! 1 serving is less than 400 Kcals! Serves 4 Ingredients 280g pack of cooking chorizo 1 large red onion finely chopped 2 red […]

Banana and Oat Pankcakes

Who doesn’t want pancakes for breakfast on a Sunday morning? Check out these healthy alternative to regular pancakes to set you up for an energy filled day! Ingredients 1 very ripe banana 2 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons of oats quarter teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 tablespoon coconut oil Directions Mix banana and eggs together in […]