I have been attending Saturday morning MBM classes for about three years and I had a stint in Run Club around the C2S 2011. Some minor injuries really killed my motivation and I virtually gave up on regular exercise. With no enthusiasm and no exercise I started to put on some extra weight. I had lost any of my previous fitness and I didn't feel proud of myself.
Emily is one of our group class clients at West Pennant Hills and this is her day on a plate.
Brekkie: toast with chicken and avocado + tea
Lunch : rice with stir fried carrots pork and fried eggs
Afternoon snack: two water melons slices and some jellybeans
Dinner: rice with bok choy, stir fried pork and winter melon and chicken and abalone soup
After dinner : a slice of watermelon
Chicken, barley and porcini soup
This months recipe is brought to you by Sharon who is one of our West Pennant Hills group class clients. She is also one of our Star Clients of the month this month.
Lynn, Wendy, Sharon, Debbie and Alison have formed a great friendship through Mind Body Motion and the common bond of exercise.
Perhaps you can't afford a gym membership or a personal trainer, or classes are not convenient. You might be time poor and want super quick workouts that don't require you to travel. There are many and varied reasons why someone might resort to a home workout. Here are some pro's and con's for your decision making process:
Continuing with exercise during the colder months will make you feel more energetic, which should make it a little easier to get out of your warm bed on cold, dark mornings!
This is a recipe that Liam (member of Penrith Run Club) has been cooking for years. He found it on a Corn Flakes box in the late 1990s. Both his boys both love it. He has seen it in the Michelle Bridges 12WBT cookbook and other low fat cook books since. Here is his take on it.
Pilates (or the Pilates method) is a series of over 500 mat or equipment based exercises inspired by calisthenics, yoga and ballet. Pilates improves flexibility, strength, balance and body awareness and it can be an aerobic and non-aerobic form of exercise. It requires concentration and focus, because the body is moved through precise ranges of motion. Pilates caters for everyone, from the beginner to the advanced.