17th December

Monday, December 17, 2012

ROCK IT
Please consult your doctor before engaging on any fitness regime.
 
Remember to go for QUALITY over quantity. If you are unclear what the exercise is I am describing, look for a video or arrange for an in-person tutorial with me (mollie@ptmollie.com).

Tweet me @PTMollie and let me know how you get on #0Calendar and #FatFreeXmas.

Let's get outside today and enjoy the sunshine!  You will need room to run and a park bench.

Warm up - Walk 1 min, jog 1 min, sprint 1 min, skip 1 min

Walking lunge 1 min
Sprint 30 sec
Alternating side squats 1 min
Sprint 30 sec
10 burpees
Sprint 30 sec
Jumping jacks/ star jumps 1 min
Sprint 30 sec
Jog 1 min
Tricep dips on park bench 30 sec
Forearm plank 1 min
Pilates boat pose with arms in lateral raise 1 min
Toe touches 1 min


 


LIVE IT
There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.
 


LOVE IT
Two more offers today. The first is a giveaway and comes to you from Dawn at Think It, Change It.  
                                           

Think it, Change it offers a series of Cognitive Hypnotherapy solutions for a wide range of problems from smoking and weight loss, to phobias and self esteem.

Because Dawn believes that where you live should not limit your ability to get therapeutic help she has developed the “Therapy beyond geography” model which offers support via Skype and Facetime, YouTube taster clips and MP3 downloads. The downloads available in this offer are amongst the top selling items on the site.

The stress buster helps you cope with times where there is a lot of stress and anxiety going on – for example Christmas! In it Dawn talks you through practical approaches to coping with the stress in the moment.

The cold remedy encourages your body to accelerate its normal immune response to a cold. From the first point at which you listen to this download you should start to notice easing of symptoms. Most people report that the cold has mostly gone within 2 days.

Dawn has given us 5 free downloads to giveaway. You can choose from either the Stress Buster or the Cold Remedy. To win one just e-mail
giveaway@PTMollie.com with Think It, Change It in the header - remember to tell us which download you’d prefer!



Our second offer is one for all the cyclists out there and comes from
Cafe du Cycliste


                         


“At CafĂ© du Cycliste we want to make you happy to wear cycling garments by avoiding the full polyester dogma and the mimicking of pro racing style. As a result we offer a range of technical and elegant cycling wear made with high-end fabrics and playing with kind of a retro style. Our principle is to avoid mixing the technical development and the styling. While the fabric selection and technical design are aimed at creating performance wear, the styling is deliberately elegance oriented. For the high-quality and beautiful product enthusiasts, we certainly offer the nicest cycling wear…in the solar system”.

Cafe du Cycliste are offering 10% off their clothing range. Just use the code AMISMOLLIE to receive 10% off at checkout. The code is valid until May 2013.



GIVE IT

The third charity we are highlighting is Leuka.  Leuka leads leukaemia research by supporting life-saving research into the causes and treatment of leukaemia and other blood cancers. After 30 years of specialising in leukaemia we have built a charity with extensive expertise in blood cancer. We work with doctors, scientists and clinicians who all offer a unique capacity to support research vital to the advancement of treatments and cure.

Becca lost her Uncle to the disease 2 years ago He was treated and cared for at Hammersmith Hospital which has close links with Leuka, so it is a cause which is close to her heart. 
To donate please visit our Virgin Money Giving site at http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/zerocalorieadvent.  

 
MAKE IT
Today’s recipe comes from Priya Tew at Dietician UK.




Spiced Orange Yoghurt Jelly (x4)

3 Oranges
1 Lemon
1 pack Orange Jelly Cubes
200g Natural Yoghurt
2tbsp Pomegranate Seeds


Method:
1. Juice 3 Oranges & Lemons
2. Pour 150ml Juice into jug and add Jelly cubes
3. Microwave 1min, and stir until Jelly dissolves
4. Add 1/2tsp cinnamon and 1/2 tsp ground cloves
5. Make mix up to 300ml with remaining juice
6. Chill 2hrs until just wobbly and almost set
7. Add the yoghurt and whisk into the jelly
8. Pour into 4 glasses/dishes and allow to set in the fridge
9. Top up with a few pomegranate seeds

 

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