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Are you sure you need to Detox?

Article by Dr Paul Batman P.hD
It seems that everywhere we look we see all types of antioxidant supplements or super foods available on the shelves. Antioxidant foods such as broccoli are reported to neutralise the free radicals and reduce oxidative stresscaused by our diet and or the intense exercise we undertake. They reportedly do this […]

By |May 29th, 2018|Article, Nutrition|

Pyramid Workout

Workout by Conor McLean
For beginners who perhaps haven’t done pyramid training before,  work through 3 various rep ranges (rep range increases, whilst weights decrease – roughly by 10-20% or more/less dependant in individual) for each of the exercises, back to back with minimal rest. So pick your first weight at 8 – 10 difficulty to […]

By |March 29th, 2018|Article, Workouts|

Easter Eggs – Is the sugar worth it?

We all know the perils of sugar and its excess. Easter Sunday is looming and I am confident that many of us will buy our children an egg so I thought I would put together a little chart for you to see which ones have the most sugar. 

I don’t want to deprive children of an […]

By |March 29th, 2018|Article, Nutrition|

High Protein Low Sugar Hot Cross Buns

Recipe by Krissy B

INGREDIENTS

130g ground almonds
30g psyllium husks
30g protein powder (can substitute for equal amount of coconut flour)
4 heaped spoon of coconut flour
Nutmeg to taste
Cinnamon to taste
Mixed spice to taste
Ground cloves to taste
Pinch of salt 
2 tbsp granulated sweetener of choice (can add more to taste)
1 […]

By |March 29th, 2018|Article, Recipes|

Education Licence Opportunities

If your passion is to pass on your unique experience in the exercise and fitness modalities that you teach, Drummond offer a unique range of course delivery models which are tried and tested across our current licence partners. It could be just what you are looking for to start your own business in training the […]

By |March 27th, 2018|Blog|

What is Yogic breath and why is it important?

In Yoga a full yogic breath is important because it feeds the entire ‘energy’ body, the pranamayakosha. Yoga divides us into 5 separate entities: physical body, mental body, energy body, intuitive /wisdom body and bliss body. In order to be in full health, all of these need to be addressed in any therapy. For example, […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Article, Yoga|

Cardio Interval To Power – Individual Circuit

 

Warm up 5 mins using CV 

With this workout use your CV intervals (as below, 1,2, 3,)  using 3 different exercises for each 20 seconds and then 20 seconds rest. Repeat it 6 times before moving onto first power block. Repeat the same CV interval block between each power block. 

One minutes rest between each block to […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Article, Workouts|

No Bake – Date & Hazelnut Brownies

Ingredients for the brownies
250g dates

110g roasted hazelnuts

4 tbsp raw cacao powder

3 tbsp maple syrup (I use sugar free version)

generous pinch of Himalayan salt

Cinnamon to taste 
Ingredients for the frosting (all blended)
125g dates

30g raw cacao powder

50g coconut oil

100ml almond milk 
Method
Blend hazelnuts and dates together first and then add and blend the maple syrup, the cacao powder and […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Article, Recipes|

Poor Micro Control and Compensatory Movement Patterns

Article by the Drummond Team
‘Brace the Core’ or ‘Engage the Core’ has almost become a mantra chant in the fitness industry. As an exercise therapist, I often wonder if it means anything at all to a client or class member and if they actually know how to control movement through micro control within the trunk. […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Anatomy, Article|

Workout – Giant Set Circuit

Complete 1 resistance set, 15 seconds to change,  1 CV set 1 minute rest then move to next block down. Repeat until all blocks done. Takes around 1 hour.

 

Resistance Exercise with VIPR or Barbell or Medball or Plates etc

All 30 reps
Step

 

CV Exercise all 30 Seconds

Giant Set 1

Shoulder Press x 30

Lateral Raise x 30

Shoulder Press x […]

By |February 25th, 2018|Article, Workouts|