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STRAWBERRY MELON SUMMER SALAD

by Chanelle Retief (Registered Dietician) - 06 November 2017

Craving something sweet after dinner? Then try this Strawberry Melon Summer Salad devised by Run24’s in house dietician Chanelle Retief. If you don’t want to eat it as an after dinner treat, then enjoy it as part of lunch or even dinner. Either way, it is super healthy.
 
Ingredients
•   1 cup plain yogurt
•   1 tablespoon honey


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GET TO KNOW YOUR BODY COMPOSITION

by Chanelle Retief (Registered Dietician) - 30 October 2017

Most of us know that Body Mass Index (BMI) is used as a tool to categorise an individual as underweight, normal weight, overweight or obese. So figure out your BMI and you will know whether you have a few kilograms to lose or whether you are spot on, right? Nope, it seems more and more dieticians are regarding BMI as an old fashioned measuring tool and are starting to look more towards a much bigger picture. Diet

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THE 6 BIGGEST EATING MISTAKES YOU MAKE

by Chanelle Retief (Registered Dietician) - 11 October 2017

You might think you are eating healthy – or less if your goal is weight loss – but most often than not, you are fooling yourself. Dietician Chanelle Retief shares from her experience the biggest eating mistakes most of us make.
 
1.    Underestimating intake and overestimate training: Many of us underestimate what we eat on a daily basis. We eat while we drive, we eat


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BREAD: GOOD OR BAD?

by Chanelle Retief (Registered Dietician) - 04 October 2017

Bread always seems to be the first thing most people throw out the kitchen when they decide to lose weight. But is bread really so ‘bad’? Chanelle Retief, registered dietician, shares her thoughts on this debatable issue.
The question whether or not bread is good is always difficult to answer, due to variability between individuals. People are different, some individuals want to lose weight, so


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SPORTS NUTRITION MADE REAL

by Michelle Carnegie - 02 October 2017

Most of us have realized by now that what we eat during endurance events determine the quality of our sporting performance. But finding the right sports nutrition to take in on especially those longer runs is often a struggle, and most definitely a personal journey for most of us. What works for the one, is not necessarily another runner’s cup of tea. It does however seem the one thing most runners have in

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IS IT OK TO HAVE A BEER AFTER A RUN?

26 September 2017

It’s a common sight after many a running race; runners socialising with an ice-cold beer in the hand discussing every detail of the race they’ve just run. In fact, many a times the ice cold beer waiting at the club tent is exactly what keeps runners pushing through the last couple of kilometres of a marathon. But how good or bad is the consumption of alcohol directly after running? Dietician Chanelle

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QUICK AND EASY WEEKEND MEALS

21 September 2017

Not sure what’s on the menu for the weekend? Short on time? Then try these quick and easy meals for those days and weekends when you want to prepare something decent in a flash.
 
STUFFED SWEET POTATOES
Makes 4 halves
Ingredients:
·      2 medium sweet potatoes, halved
·      450g of boneless skinl


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SUPER SEED

18 September 2017

They are smaller than a poppy seed and look very insignificant, but they are power packed with a whole bunch of nutrients absolutely essential for runners. Meet the Chia seed.
 
We’ve all seen them in the grocery store, but few of us really know the health benefits of Chia seeds and how exactly to eat them.
 
Chia seeds are are unprocessed, whole-grain and reportedly be


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TIRED OF EGGS FOR BREAKFAST? TRY THESE

11 September 2017

Shake up your breakfast routine with these two super quick, easy and healthy breakfast alternatives.
 
Peanut Butter Banana Shake
 
Total prep time: 5 Minutes
Servings: 1
 
Combine the following in a blender:
·      1 Cup of fat-free milk
·      1 Ripe banana
·


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DELICIOUS EGG MUFFINS

04 September 2017

Short on time in the morning and not sure what to grab on your way out? Then make a batch of these delicious, healthy and protein packed egg muffins. Your tummy will thank you.
 
Ingredients
·      Four handfuls of chopped fresh spinach
·      8 Finely chopped button mushrooms
·    &n


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