Guilt-Free Snickers Anyone? | The FITstrong Foodie

Healthy Homemade Protein Snickers Ingredients: 50g vanilla protein powder (We stock Nutritech protein at the gym) 10g coconut flour 80g almonds or peanuts (crushed) 50g seedless dates – we suggest using fresh Medjool dates- available at any Woolies or Dischem! 40g dark chocolate – the higher the percentage, the better. 40ml almond milk 1tsp salted […]

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Overtraining | Signs & Symptoms

5 Signs You’re Overtraining At FITstrong, we’re all about training to keep healthy, fit and happy.  And there’s nothing that we love more than seeing our clients succeed at their fitness goals. However, we do also understand that training too hard for too long can be detrimental to your long term goals. So to make […]

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Honey Oat Bread Recipe | The FITstrong Foodie

Every now and then, we go on search for a quick, healthy bread recipe to add the list of “things to bake”. This one has been one of our ultimate favourites, it is moist, it’s tasty and it requires minimal mixing and cleanup. Ingredients:  2 tablespoons plus 1 cup oats 1⅓ cups whole-wheat flour 1 […]

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What is Ketosis? | Benefits, How-to’s & Diet Plan!

You’ve probably heard the term “keto” or “ketosis” being thrown around fitness and nutritional circles lately, and for good reason. Ketosis is a metabolic state that happens when you consume a high fat, moderate protein and low carb diet. This diet causes your body to switch from using glucose as its primary source of fuel, […]

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Healthy Seed & Goji Berry Granola

Sugar Free, Gluten Free Goji Berry Granola Breakfasts are hands-down our favourite part of the day! We’re always trying out new recipes and doing our best to come up with the tastiest, healthiest breakfast meals. So, with granola being a favourite at the moment, we decided to whip up this healthy sugar-free granola. You’ll need: […]

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Carb Cycling | What is it & how does it work?

The Science Behind Carb Cycling The idea of carb cycling is not a new one;  it has been around for a few years now and it has become a very popular eating technique amongst fitness gurus and novices alike. The reason? It is believed that the concept of cycling carbs is one of the most […]

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Superfood Berry Brekkie Bowl

Chia, goji berry and strawberry smoothie bowl If you’ve spent any time on Instagram in the last year, you would have noticed the smoothie bowl trend taking over your newsfeed. And for good reason. Not only do these smoothie bowls look delicious on camera but they are the epitome of health. These bowls are usually […]

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6 Habits of Highly Healthy People

6 Habits of Highly Healthy People Whether you’ve just stepped onto the health train or you’re setting goals for the week ahead, improving your health should probably be on your radar. And while it’s not always easy to make healthy choices 100% of the time, there are ways to improve and maintain your health by […]

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Delicious Chickpea & Date Cookies

Grain-free, sugar-free, gluten-free chickpea cookies Yup, you read that right. Chickpea cookies have been the latest craze in the gluten-free world. So naturally, we took to the kitchen to try these treats out. And wow – we were pleasantly surprised! This healthy bites are absolutely ideal for snack time, tea time or any time! Go […]

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Super Easy Sweet Potato Cookies | The FITstrong Foodie

Healthy Sweet Potato Cookies Sweet potatoes are one of my favourite foods. They are extremely versatile and they taste good no matter how you prepare them. From simply roasting them in the oven to adding them into a brownie mixture, sweet potatoes are always a winning ingredient. Here’s one more delicious way to use sweet […]

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