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Recently crying time poor and winging how much my sore body would love a massage.   I have taken it upon myself to self medicate with the foam roller. Self-myofascial release is a fancy term for self-massage to release muscle tightness or trigger points. This method can be performed with a foam roller and applying pressure to specific points on your body I have been able to aid the recovery of muscles. By doing this it means your muscles return to healthy composition and ready to perform at a moment’s notice The first step is to identifying your trigger points or also...

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A shout out to Crossfit Desire for recently taking a member of the Lokamo Team in, for training session whilst on holidays!!! Such a friendly community :) Welcome to Crossfit Desire CrossFit is THE Best way to get in shape. Constantly varied, high intensity, functional movements that produce amazing results. It is so much more than a fitness program – it will redefine your life. Our training methods are intense, but infinitely scalable, our workouts can be tough, but everyday our members break down fitness barriers and set new standards for themselves, there are no mental barriers here! Together we sweat,...

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How many times have you fallen off the health wagon when the festive season rolled around and all your hard work has seemed like it was for nothing? With Christmas just around the corner most of us are faced with the yearly dilemma of getting through the festive season without putting on those unwanted kilos or letting our hard work from all the years training go down the drain. Not to mention setting another New Years Resolution around losing weight and improving our health again and feeling as though we are just repeating the process each year until next Christmas....

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Asian Chicken and Quinoa Lettuce WrapsIngredientsFor Chicken:1 lb chicken breasts; marinated, sautéed and shredded2 Tbsp olive oil3 Tbsp soy sauce (gluten-free if you’d prefer)2 garlic cloves, minced1⁄4 tsp dried ginger powder1⁄2 Tbsp sesame oilFor Wraps:1 head of bib or romaine lettuce2 cups cooked quinoa1 medium or 3 small cucumbers, thinly sliced1 – 2 large carrots, sliced into matchsticksFor Peanut Sauce:2/3 cup olive oil¼ cup rice vinegar2 Tbsp sesame oil2 Tbsp soy sauce (gluten-free if you’d prefer)1 Tbsp coconut sugar2 Tbsp creamy peanut butter1⁄3 cup chopped peanutsDirectionsIn a bowl mix together marinade ingredients and pour over chicken breasts. Set aside for...

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