BREAKTHELOOP X SPEEDO // EP 6

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POWER SMOOTHIE This isn’t your average sugar laden, tropical tasting smoothie! Whilst it does contain fruit, it’s also balanced out with helpings of spinach, oats and seeds to make it a much more nutritious and well rounded breakfast option. This is a great one to make before work or when you know you might not get a chance to snack before lunch time, it’s definitely robust enough to see you through. Ingredients Blueberries (1 Cup) Raspberries (1/2 Cup) Banana (1 Banana / Chopped and frozen overnight) Oats (4 Tablespoons) Mixed seeds (1 Tablespoon) Spinach (Large handful – you won’t even…

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BREAKTHELOOP X SPEEDO // EP5

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HEARTY WINTER SALAD This is a wintery version of your typical hot salad and probably one of the most delicious, moreish (yet healthy) things I have eaten in a long while! Both Dan and I hovered over this plate with two forks, demolishing it in the space of about a minute whilst emitting lots of satisfied mmm’s and ahhh’s… *chomp chomp* etc etc. Throughout the summer I always seem to forget how much I love the simple dish of caramelised onions roasted with sprouts and pancetta, preferably in coconut oil… It’s SO good. I lightly steamed the bed of kale but you could…

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BREAKTHELOOP X SPEEDO // EP 4

Quick and Healthy Snack Ideas by Break The Loop

 SNACK OF CHAMPIONS A nice simple snack for you guys today! There is something so comforting about toast, whatever your choice of topping, put a bit of thought into it though and you can have a super well rounded, nourishing snack! Ingredients Bread (we used sourdough) Nut butter (I switch between peanut butter and almond butter) Fruit (my go-to is usually banana!) Seeds (For a bit of added crunch and a nice dose of vitamin E) Honey Directions You can’t get much easier than this, (just be careful when chopping up your fruit!)  but… Toast your bread Add toppings Devour!

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BREAKTHELOOP X SPEEDO // EP 1

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THE BIG BREAKFAST The demands of swimming are such that you can burn a crazy amount of calories per swim and if you want to continue getting stronger and faster, it’s so important that you fuel and refuel correctly. This post swim breakfast is a firm favourite of mine, not only is it ridiculously tasty but it will actually keep you full past 10am, unlike many of it’s counterparts! The carbohydrates replenish the glycogen stores in your muscles and liver, that have been depleted during your swim. The eggs and salmon will provide the protein to help repair and rebuild…

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