Drummond Articles

The Educated Athlete

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Article by the Drummond Team 

Managing your training load will be vitally important for all of us; be it if you’re just starting out on your new year resolution to get fit or if you’re an […]

Does Dry January Lead to Fling-February?

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Article by the Drummond Team

This year, nearly 4 million people in the UK said they were planning to stop drinking alcohol in  January – and the official Dry January campaign says it’s designed to “reset” […]

20 tips to eat well for less

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Article by the Drummond Team

If the rising costs of food and groceries are discouraging you from making changes to you and your family’s diet then read on –  healthy eating doesn’t have to cost more.

20 […]

Heart-healthy Macaroni cheese

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Main meal, Snack/side dish | Serves: 2

Prep time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes

INGREDIENTS

250g (8oz) fresh spinach leaves, washed
200g (7oz) dried macaroni
1 leek (about 75g) washed and diced

For the sauce:

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Stress and its effect on the body

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Article by the Drummond Team 

Extreme stress can be linked to heart disease, diabetes and depression, however, small doses are crucial for developing resilience. For example, being requested to attend an urgent meeting, or your taxi inching […]

The Importance of Inner Strength – Training the Functional Core

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Article by the Drummond Team

Before you glance at the title and think ‘how original, another core training article?!’, take a second and think of what you consider “core stability training” involves.

Typically, the aim of a […]

Chinese new year vegan Sichuan dan dan noodles

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Vegan Sichuan dan dan noodles

This vegetarian version of the traditional Sichuan dan dan noodles is lighter than the original. Use your imagination with any of your favourite vegetables like courgette or carrots, or even cucumber. It’s the […]

Running Event Preparation

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Article by the Drummond Team

With January over, the runners amongst us are busily preparing for their own event (Reading Half Marathon, London Marathon, even your local Park Run!……)  And we must not forget the huge […]

Curing common colds, headaches & general ailments – what foods to eat and what to avoid

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Dr Michael Roizen,  US Nutrition expert claims  “your diet can help cure what ails you”

 Dr Michael Roizen has been studying the effects of food on health for over 25 years. He’s the chief wellness officer […]

Heart-healthy Recipe – Easiest-ever Paella

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PREP: 5 MINS

COOK: 25 MINS

SERVES 4

Nutrition (per serving):

Kcal 518

Fat 12g

Saturates 0.4g

Carbs 75g

Sugars 5g

Fibre 5g

Protein 32g

Salt 1.29g

Ingredients:

1 tbsp olive oil
1 leek  or onion, sliced
110g pack chorizo
 sausage, chopped
1 tsp turmeric
300g long grain rice
1 […]