Ingredients:> 2 chicken breasts cut into 1/2 or 1/3 pieces. > 2-3 cloves of garlic > Spices- 1tsp paprika- 1.5 tsp of Moroccan seasoning- 1/2 tsp of oregano- 1/2 tsp onion powder- 1-1.5 tsp of salt- 1tsp pepper> 2 heaped tsp of flour> 1/2 tbsp of butterMethod:1. Mix spices and flour in a bowl.2. Mix … Continue reading Moroccan garlic chicken
Ingredients:> 2 Cans of chopped tomatoes (our are usually about 400g)> 3+ cloves of garlic (you like garlic? add more.) > 1 large brown onion (or 2 small ones etc. As usual add more or less depending on preference)> Dried oregano> Dried thyme> 1 tsp of sugar (add more or less depending on preference)> Salt … Continue reading Easy tomato sauce (for rice, pasta, over meat and veg, etc)
Ingredients:- 1 Cup of peas - 1 Cup of cauliflower- 1 tbsp of butter- Full cream milk- Salt and pepper to taste Method: Melt butter in a medium heat saucepan. Add cauliflower and cook until cauliflower gets a bit soft and starts to lightly caramelize. Add peas and mix well. Allow peas to warm and … Continue reading Pea and Cauliflower puree
Super simple yummy beef strips. Ingredients: 250g of beef strips 3 tbsp kepcap manis (sweet soy sauce) 2 tbsp olive oil for cooking Method: Step 1: Add beef strips to a bowl and combine with sweet soy sauce. Mix well. Step 2: Allow mixture to marinade for at least 20 minutes but several hours is … Continue reading Sweet soy sauce beef strips
Now I should begin with a disclaimer: it doesn’t have to be walking. I’ll also open with a spoiler: the main take away from this whole blog is that adopt any activity that has the most bang for it’s buck. That is, something that provides the most benefits for the least inconvenience or hassle. One … Continue reading A health game changer – walking
Upfront Fitness strives to be an evidence based health and fitness service. But what does ‘evidence based’ actually mean? Evidence based practice or EBP is the approach to healthcare (which personal training technically does or should fall under), that seeks to provide the best quality care for individuals based on the best current research and … Continue reading Evidence based practice – what is it and how does it benefit you?
Ever decided you needed to make a change? But when the time came you flaked? That’s been me more times than not. Intention vs action, is a very interesting subject and an issue virtually everyone struggles with at some point. Motivation, goals, achievement are all such complex beasts this blog cannot hope to sufficiently explore … Continue reading Intentions and inaction: 7 reasons you might be struggling to reach your goals
Autumn is here and it’s a great time of the year for someone to start seriously looking at their health and fitness. Not too hot, not too cold and still early enough in the year that we’re all a little more motivated and energetic than say, October! So to help you get going or keep … Continue reading Autumn specials and promotions
Trial sessions are all about establishing a firm foundation. If you've been following Upfront Fitness' Facebook page for a while you may have noticed we often talk about sustainability and longevity, saying things like "I don't care what you achieve in 6 months (though it's still important) I want to see where you're at in … Continue reading Trial sessions
Without trying to get too philosophical this morning I think the reality that our desires and appetites are never quite satisfied is really interesting. I thought about this as I looked at my reflection this morning as I begin my cut. The lighting wasn't flattering and my pale, almost transparent skin tone wasn't helping. I … Continue reading You’ve reached your goal! …now what?