Zucchini soup with Mozzarella and Pine Kernels

I love soups. They are so easy to make and you can really throw in whatever vegetables you like. This is a simple and delicious healthy soup. I do not eat a lot of dairy but will occasionally have some goats cheese. Ingredients: Serves 2 3 medium sized courgettes 2-3 garlic cloves ( I loveContinue reading “Zucchini soup with Mozzarella and Pine Kernels”

knee to elbow plank

This exercise strengthens your wrists, shoulders, arms, your core and especially targets your obliques which are often over looked. We spend so much time on our abs but forget to work our obliques. Start in a plank position keeping your back flat. Pull your left knee into your left elbow and alternate sides. Do 3Continue reading “knee to elbow plank”

Plank with a leg raise

This exercise strengthens your wrists, arms, shoulders, core and glutes. Start by positioning yourself in a plank position. Engage your core and raise your right leg up into the air squeezing your glutes and hold for as long as you can. Do 3 sets of 8-10 reps on each leg. If the plank position isContinue reading “Plank with a leg raise”

Side Lunge

This exercise tones your hamstrings, glutes, inner thighs, lower back and core. Start by standing straight holding a dumbbell in each hand. Choose the weight you prefer. Lunge down to the right side. Make sure to keep your abdominal muscles tight and do not let the knee go over your foot. Your back should beContinue reading “Side Lunge”

Plank Row

This exercise works your entire body making this plank more challenging. it works your arms, back, core and glutes. Begin in a plank position holding dumbbells. You can choose the weight you prefer. I use 3kg. Keep your legs wider than hip-width apart. Engage your core and glutes and lift your left arm rowing backContinue reading “Plank Row”