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Goals, expectations and motivation

Goals, expectations and motivation

Goals, expectations and motivation Without action there cannot be any results, without tracking your actions your results cannot be truly represented and without accurate results how will your celebrate your victories big and small? If we don’t set goals with a plan of action then we may as well call them dreams. To achieve your dreams or wishes, you need to set a plan of action. You may have one main goal that will be made up of mini goals […]

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Diets don’t work

Diets don't work

Its that time of year again, after many have over indulged in the ‘finer’ things in life and we all decide one day that this year is going to be the year that we slim down to fit into those jeans that have been laying dormant in the bottom of the wardrobe for the last 8 years, 8 years of promises that this will be the year. Diets don’t work! There are so many options out there, so many ways […]

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BrazilArte Academy Favourite Recipes #1

Every week we love to eat delicious food at the BrazilArte Academy, Southend. We like to make food which not only tastes amazing, which also nourishes our bodies to each and every corner and helps us recover from our fun day of training. It also has to be SIMPLE! The food we make changes with the seasons, not only is better quality food available its also more sustainable for our fragile little world. We also don’t like waste so most […]

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5lbs in 5 days Juice Plan

So I decided to give myself a challenge. Jason Vale is one of the best experts in the field of juicing so he was my first point of call. His app was good value, easy to follow and really informative. I’m not here to promote his program but to share my experience whilst working my way through one of these programmes, I’m sure there are others around, but this one seemed really on the ball for me. So WHY? Well […]

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Breakfast Club Fitness | NEW CLASS

Breakfast Club Fitness | NEW CLASS

We are really pleased to be starting this new class on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 0700 – 0900. Get your workout in early PLUS we’ll give you a HEALTHY start to the day with breakfast included in the class fee. Check out more information HERE for more information email: info@brazilarte.org

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Mango Chia Pudding

Mango Chia Pudding

I made this the other day, I wanted something sweet after eating a gorgeous sweet potato curry. I often crave something sweet after a savoury meal, this hit the nail on the head! Square on! So whats the deal with these little seeds? They are appearing more and more in our mainstream. I use them ALL the time especially in baking replacing eggs. They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help to raise HDL cholesterol (the good cholesterol […]

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Best Chocolate Protein Shake

Best Chocolate Protein Shake

This has to be one of my favourite shakes of all time! Its super simple, but packs a protein punch. It is great as an on the move breakfast, afternoon pick me up or as an after training nourishment. Equipment: Blender or hand blender Ingredients per person: 1 ripe banana 1 tsp raw cocoa 1 tsp tahini paste pinch of cinnamon 1 tsp maca powder (optional) 1 tsp honey (or a vegan sweetener) 400ml of milk, my favourites are Coconut or […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar | The MOTHER

Apple Cider Vinegar | The MOTHER

So whats all the fuss about? Why should you take Apple Cider Vinegar? Is Apple Cider Vinegar all its hyped up to be? YES! It’s one of those all purpose products, much like Coconut Oil, which can be used to consume, on your skin and around the house. It’s really important to get the raw (un pasteurised), unfiltered, organic apple cider vinegar with the mother. Well let’s start at the beginning ~ What is Apple Cider Vinegar? It is, as […]

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