Raw Turkish Delight Nougat

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RAW TURKISH DELIGHT NOUGAT Do I have any NOUGAT fans out there? I had a craving for turkish-delight AND nougat on the weekend so I whipped up this Raw Turkish-Delight Nougat. It turned out SO amazing I just had to share with you all! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 15 Time 2 hours Ingredients: 1 cup raw cashews 2 … Read More

2015 City2Surf (Sydney)

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City2Surf

The Sydney City2Surf. Sunday 9th August 2015.   Did you know the Sydney City2Surf is the largest fun run in the world, with over 60,000 entrants each year? More people participate in the C2S each year than in any other fun run. Impressive huh? And who can blame them? A picturesque run through Sydney’s eastern suburbs with views of Double … Read More

The importance of Core Strength

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Core Strength

With all the hype about weights, resistance training, HIIT, marathon events and fun runs, it’s easy to overlook the importance of building and maintaining good core strength. Core Strength refers not only to the strength of our various abdominal muscles (I can tell you’re thinking 6-pack, washboard abs here) but also the muscles in posterior chain, in our back. Having … Read More

What are the benefits of Strength Training?

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Benefits of Strength Training - PB Lifestyles

Resistance training (or strength/weight training), as defined by The Better Health Channel[i], is the use of resistance to muscular contraction to build strength, anaerobic endurance and size of skeletal muscle. The average person might associate weight training with bodybuilding, strongman competitions, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the place in the gym where all the guys look in the mirror while they lift … Read More

What is Quinoa?

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What is Quinoa

Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa, pronounced Kee-nwah) is a member of the Amaranthaceae family (with Amaranth) and is closely related to beetroots, spinach and tumbleweeds. It is a grain crop, from which humans eat its edible seeds. Being a member of the Amaranthaceae family and not the True Grass family makes Quinoa a pseudocereal rather than a true cereal. Quinoa’s first links … Read More