Monthly Archives: September 2016

Recipe – Honey Glazed Pork Chops

Want a macro friendly version of an old favorite? We have it here for you! The combination of honey, cinnamon, and applesauce makes a nice glaze for pork chops. Enjoy these with rice, using the pan juices as a gravy.

Ingredients: (Serves 4)

4 extra-lean pork chops or pork cutlets, well trimmed about 150g each

2 tablespoons of honey

57g applesauce

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

Salt and pepper as desired

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Instructions:

1) In a small bowl, combine the honey, applesauce, and cinnamon (and salt and pepper as desired). Read More

No appetite in a morning? Here’s why!

We have all done it at some point in our lives, even the fit people preaching not to do it! And that is skipping breakfast either because of time or just generally not feeling hungry.

But what about if we consistently don’t have an appetite in the morning and struggle to stomach anything substantial? Is there something wrong? Or is there something you can do to help knock your body out of the bad habit of skipping breakfast? Read More

Is using “creatine” a safe way to gain weight?

If you have ever picked up a copy of a fitness magazine you are likely to have read about one of the most talked about supplements on the market, creatine. But what is creatine? We will break this down for you!

Creatine is a naturally occurring amino acid found in meat and fish. Creatine is also available in powder and pill form as a supplement. Research to date suggests that supplemental creatine causes no physical harm if it is taken at recommended doses. Yet, to date, no sports medicine orginisation has recommended the use of creatine to people under the age of 18. Read More

What is a Part-Time Personal Trainer course?

Part-time courses seem to be few and far between these days. However at Velocity PT Academy we know that it is not realistic to take time away from work and complete an intensive 5 day a week course. If studying online also isn’t something that you can trust yourself with, and studying in a classroom environment would be something that you would prefer, the part-time course would be perfect for you. Read More