Art of Functional Movement

It’s the 10th of October 2018, and I’m sitting on my balcony in our apartment in Turkey. It’s mid day and I’ve just finished my movement and stretching practice.  I’m in a holiday village. In the distance I can hear the joyful cries of children having fun.  On my phone, I am playing a video […]

Slow Cooked Three Bean Chilli

Lockdown has brought many things to us, including challenges, frustration and emotions but I have to say they haven’t all been bad.  Having more time in the house has allowed me to take more time to plan and prep our meals in advance and expand on the usual array of foods we enjoyed.  So when […]

Strong Hands

A guide to wrist and hand care. Your hands and wrists are probably the most used parts of the your body. Just think how many times you use your hands when waking up in the morning, you switch off your alarm, you have a shower, brush your teeth, get dressed all before starting your day. […]

Perfect Buttermilk Pancakes

I’ve been on a bit of a mission to make light, fluffy, and golden brown crisp edges, Perfect Buttermilk Pancakes and after a few failed attempts, I think I’ve nailed it.  So how do I make the perfect buttermilk pancakes that the whole family can enjoy? Firstly fresh buttermilk – not everywhere stocks this so […]

Mirror Mirror on the Wall…

It’s March 2011, I’m standing surrounded by thousands and thousands of people all chanting, NOW I AM THE VOICE. The energy is so intense it’s like something from an arena music gig. On stage is this huge man with the biggest smile and whitest teeth I’ve ever seen.  With ease he conducts us through what […]

June 2020 Review

It is now the beginning of July and I have been reflecting back on the month gone by. Our Happy Home  It’s been all go in the McConnachie house again. As I said last month, generally we all get along great. There is the odd raised voice and some scuffles between the boys but all […]

Happy Feet

Building the foundation of your body from the ground up The feet and ankles are used more than any other part of the body (except the hands) on a day to day basis. This area of the body allows us to do so much from the minute we start walking as a child, and for […]

May 2020 Review

It’s been another month of coaching, creating, contemplating, fitness training, reading, writing and having fun family time. Coaching  We continue to deliver results based 1-to-1 coaching sessions to our amazing clients. They are all doing great, making steady progress while producing solid results.  When this whole ‘lockdown’ happened I was confident that my Crew and […]

Protein Power Smoothie

I often get asked how I use supplements in my daily routine. One method is my through my Protein Power Smoothie. This is the recipe I use for our post training recovery drinks.  I call this my chocolate protein power smoothie.  Ok starting out with the ingredients.  500ml water  1 medium banana  1 scoop sunwarrior […]