Health Embrace News

Banana Chocolate Treat

Afternoon tasters, As today is the last day of recipe provision, it’s all a bit of smoothie fun. Health Embrace have rustled up what could be a perfectly balanced yet simple after school ‘milkshake’ to make with children or a healthy alternative for adults desperate for something sweet during a mid afternoon energy slump! Blend the below together for 30 seconds and store in flask for later or sip there and then! It’ll provide a tasty liquid snack for either 2 adults or 1 adult and 2 small children. 1 banana 1 heaped tbsp peanut butter 1 teaspoon coconut butter…

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Sports Rocket Launcher

At this stage in the smoothie challenge we’ve looked forward to recovery from training by considering options for effective nourishment after exercise. Keeping us fuelled in advance I’m pleased to introduce my friend and functional sports nutrition colleague Eifion Weinzweig a retired professional cyclist, current high level athlete and Director of CISM in Wales. I’ll leave you in the extremely capable hands of Eifion for now and I’ll be back on Thursday with the last smoothie recipe… Andrea Ever wondered what some of the Tour de France cyclists are eating not long before hitting the gruelling alpine ascents? Its simply…

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Post Sport Pina Colada

Good Morning All, We’re back for the final week to the popular exercise theme. Following on from Health Embrace’s recovery smoothie which was ideally suited to a demanding workout, Joanne Hart a Wokingham based yoga teacher, coach and our great functional sports nutrition colleague  has provided us with an idea for perhaps a lighter session. It’s super simple, can be tailored easily such as with a protein top up if needed and is definitely delicious! As Joanne says it could be useful for runners and sports people needing a tasty refuel option. We’ll leave you now with some expert tips…

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