THE global situation in which we find ourselves is pushing us to revaluate our relationship with our fitness and wellbeing, writes Jeff Gomez, High Performance Manager at the Mardyke Arena UCC & UCC Sport.
- Box breathing
- Spiderman rotation
- Glute bridge (or single leg if you want to)
- Thread the needle
- Wall hip flexor mobility
- Rocking Frog
- Bent over T spine rotation
- Supine hamstring stretch with strap
2 tbsps. of olive oil
1 can of chickpeas rinsed and drained
1 tbsp of lemon juice
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 tbsp of tahini
1 tbsp fresh basil (grow on your windowsill) or you could also use fresh coriander
A pinch or two of sea salt or Himalayan salt
- Blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth and serve with 1-2 oatcakes or with some wholemeal bread and some salad or crudités.
- Note: You could switch the herbs to include coriander instead of basil.
- Store in a fridge in a container for up to 5 days.
Check out www.marycarmodynutrition.ie for more healthy tips & recipes.
The Mardyke Arena UCC are running Fitness Classes Online via the Mardyke Arena UCC Facebook page.
Here is the Fitness Class schedule:
Monday – HIIT – 6pm Tuesday – Legs, Bums & Tums – 6pm Wednesday – Pilates for all – 6pm Thursday – Legs, Bums & Tums – 6pm Friday – HIIT – 1pm As part of the Keeping Cork Healthy campaign the arena clinic are offering free consultations to the Cork Community. If you or a family member have any queries on the above, get in touch by emailing the email@example.com
Next week: Activity after a long lay-off, open water swimming, and changing diet habits
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