Nutrition

Aug 16th, 2019

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Friday Fuel – Friday 16th August, 2019

We had a lot of yummy recipes presented for the 19.3 challenge so for the next few Fridays, we will share them with you. Perhaps you can add them into your food prep for the week?   Paleo Broccoli Quiche with Bacon This Paleo broccoli quiche is easy to make and perfect as a make-ahead […]

Aug 9th, 2019

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Friday Fuel – Friday 9th August, 2019

We had a lot of yummy recipes presented for the 19.3 challenge so for the next few Fridays, we will share them with you. Perhaps you can add them into your food prep for the week?   Gabby’s Vietnamese Chicken and Cashew nut noodles Serves 1   50g Rice noodles 100g shredded chicken A handful […]

May 24th, 2019

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CFWS May Buffet – Friday 24th May, 2019

Tonight is the CFWS May Buffet at the Invercargill Working Men’s Club from 6 pm. We will be all seated together but we don’t have the place to ourselves so we probably should be on our best behaviour… A reminder that the lovely folk at Country Manor Catering put on a 2-course buffet style meal […]

May 15th, 2019

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The Youth of today – Wednesday 15th May, 2019

Nutrition is such a broad subject and often opinion based. We utilise exciting and fun ways to introduce some very basic concepts and principles to our Kids during the sessions. Our current monthly nutrition focus is “Where are they hiding the Sugar?” – a simple concept to help kids learn where to look for hidden […]

Apr 1st, 2019

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Food for thought?

The first OPEN of 2019 being done is such an exciting time. We’ve seen our members push themselves to new heights doing things they had previously thought unachievable. Through breaking down these barriers we see people truly see they are capable of more and inspiring others to do more. For our coaching team now, being […]

Apr 18th, 2018

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The April Body Audit

Well first of all shout out to all those that made significant changes and improved their body composition either by building muscle or improving body fat %. Changing habits around our food, sleep, or training is really tough so huge kudos to you all! This seemed a fitting time to write a few words about […]

Mar 21st, 2018

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Easy Chicken Meatloaf!

This is super quick, uses lean protein, squeezes in to a lunch box (keep cool) well,  and I think it tastes pretty good! Ingredients: one egg 450gram pack of Pams Free Range Chicken Mince 25 grams of coconut flour 1/2 onion (dice finely) 1 tsp of onion salt 1tsp of dried sage   Mix all […]

Nov 21st, 2017

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I think we need to pick more fruit

  I, like many others, can be guilty of overcomplicating things.   Often it is really just a form of procrastination, something to kill a bit more time so we don’t actually have to start on the journey towards a particular task, goal or target. For me, if I am honest with myself, it is […]

Feb 28th, 2017

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The Carbodydrate Demon

So for some reason Ive bumped in to a bunch of articles regarding carboydrates in the last few months. Its really interesting to see some of the ideas coming through the whole food world, whether it be intermittent fasting, ketogenic diets, carb cycling you name it! Ive actually tinkered in this world a lot for […]

Nov 8th, 2016

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CFWS Positivity Project – Week 5 Challenge

Week 5 is done and dusted, and I think we have given you all enough time to recover from the no coffee before announcing the winner for Week 5. Meredith took the honours this week crew. If you didn’t catch it earlier in the week, Ruth jotted down some words about her experience with giving […]

Nov 8th, 2016

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Preparing for the End

For #cfwpositivityproject participants, we are entering the last week. Thank goodness soon you can say goodbye to pork chops, bacon, fresh salads, and needing to be prepared week after week. Hang on a minute, was it really all that bad? Hopefully by now you’ve experienced how good it feels to eat all the non-bloating nutrient […]

Oct 26th, 2016

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Project friendly Chocolate Chip Cookies

While these are still a treat, and should be treated as such, these cookies are really tasty and don’t have any refined sugar and are gluten and dairy free. Not sure where the recipe came from originally, but we at CrossFit Wild South call them – Ruth’s Chocolate Chip Cookies   2 Cups Almond Meal 2 TBSP […]

Oct 24th, 2016

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CFWS Positivity Project – Week 3 Challenge

Week 3 Positivity Project Challenge was to make and consume a green smoothie every day. We saw some interesting and tasty combinations on display this week. Also some very good feedback from people that are seriously considering having the green smoothies feature regularly in their lifestyle after the Project has completed, great stuff. Green smoothies […]

Oct 19th, 2016

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Working Out How Much To Eat

Just over 2 weeks in to the CFWS Positivity Project and its awesome to see the changes in those participating. Ive talked to so many of you now that are already noticing visual changes to your body, changes to your body weight, improvements in energy and mood and improved sleep. It’s a testament that the […]

Oct 12th, 2016

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When is a plant, not just a plant?

When is a plant, not just a plant? Many of us are often too busy or we tend to have our house and yards set up for easy care – low maintenance. We seem to rarely take the time to enjoy being out in the garden or yard. Even it this part of the world, relative to […]

Oct 9th, 2016

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CFWS Positivity Project – Week 1 Challenge

Week One Challenge is completed, and there were a lot of great pictures to choose from. As corny as it sounds, everyone looked to be winning on the first week, some fantastic weekly plans and meals coming through. We would love to get hold of some of your recipes to not only make ourselves, but to […]

Oct 4th, 2016

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Dairy Alternatives

  For those of you that are doing the athlete or performance tier of our positivity project you may be finding it challenging removing dairy. Most people who switch to Paleo find that they don’t use dairy substitutes nearly as much as they used to use dairy (when the cereal is no longer, and the […]

Sep 20th, 2016

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Tasty Tuesday 20th September – Cauliflower Avocado Toast

No Toast…no worries   INGREDIENTS 1/2 head cauliflower 3 eggs, divided kosher salt extra-virgin olive oil 1 avocado, peeled and pitted Juice of 1 lemon pinch red chilli flakes DIRECTIONS Grate cauliflower on a box grater. Transfer to a large bowl and mix with 1 egg and a large pinch of salt. In a large […]

Sep 6th, 2016

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Tasty Tuesday 6th September – Slow cooker apple “crumble”

Wondering what to do with a bag of apples that have been sitting in my fridge for far longer than they should, I stumbled across this handy (and very tasty) slow cooker recipe. Ingredients: 4 apples – variety of your choice. 1/4 cup almond flour 1/8 cup shredded coconut 1/4 cup  slivered almonds 1 tbsp […]

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