Renna's Discoveries: August 2016

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Gravity Force Trampoline Park in St Albans Review

Last Tuesday myself and the kiddies went to the bloggers launch of the new Gravity Force in St Albans. It is a trampoline park of pure awesomeness. It has loads of trampolines that all join together so you can literally bounce from one end of the hall to another. they have different size trampolines and different lengths and they also have them at an angel so you can bounce from the walls. It is truely amazing and I really can not wait to go again. I've always loved trampolining, and it's great exercise too.

 They have trampolines for all stages so if you are a complete beginner this is fine and you can go and just bounce, or they have the longer trampolines for stunts and dodgeball games.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Why are Electrolytes so good for you ?

Most people will probably say - What are Electrolytes ?? I certainly did.
I wasn't even sure how to explain it in a simple way, however, its a way to stay hydrated throughout your workouts and just in your general lifestyle too. So it really is something everyone can use and it will benefit everyone too. Water is obviously the best way to stay hydrated, but, a little bit of extra help is always a huge bonus. Now you can buy electrolytes in concentrate form so you can add it to water and plenty of other drinks that you love. I can also bet that most of our Olympians that are currently working really hard and have been all year with their training have been using Electrolytes to keep them healthy and help push them further.
elete Electrolyte contains all four of the key electrolytes : Magnesium, Potassium, Chloride and Sodium, all in an ionically charged form. If this is used daily, it can increase your stamina, less cramping, better concentration, reduced anxiety, and quicker muscle recovery after a workout or injury.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Foods that can help with a sports or fitness injury

In September myself and five other lovely ladies are going to compete in Rough Runner, which is an intense obstacle course inspired by all the great game shows, like Ninja Warrior, Total Wipeout and Takeshi’s Castle. I’ve been training as much as I possibly can but as it’s the summer holidays, it’s been very difficult, but as I say: something is better than nothing !!! My other issue is that if I work myself too much, I really don’t want to injury myself or hurt my body before September. I’m very conscience of my knees and wrists as these are on the go all the time and with a workout, you use these A lot !! I’ve already injured my wrist from doing too many press-ups, and being in the wrong position. So I needed to look into what can help me and what I need to do in circumstances if it gets too bad. I have some amazing information to share with you and surprisingly we start with food!

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Rejuvenation Water

My goodness its been hot, and when its hot we all need really refreshing drinks. Obviously the best refreshing drink to have is Water, but not everyone likes to drink water so we have alternatives.
I asked to taste some drinks that I had seen on social media as they seemed like a super healthy alternative. Plus, I have to say that I really like the logo and the design of the label.

Rejuvenation Water - It is 100% natural, low in natural sugar, vegan friendly and its enriched with amino acids Glutamine.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

My July Foodies100 Ranking

I am a very happy lady today, as I just realised that my Foodies100 UK Food Blogs had changed and had included the words - TOP 500 !! Woohoo !!!

So I thought I would log in and have just seen my actual ranking is at 354. This is huge for me, as I have really tried to get to top 500 again since last year.  It is very difficult staying within the 500 as the competition is fierce out there. So to be less than 400 is a big step for me and I wanted to share it before it falls again next month. 

If you are a Food Blogger, do make sure you sign up as it is a very informative site and can come in very useful. 

It is also a good place to get blogging opportunities and to get blogging tips.

Yutaka Sushi Kit for 2 - Lets cook healthy food together !!

I love Sushi, always have. It is incredibly healthy and is also quite filling. It is also a fun to make your own.
Now just to get one thing straight, although people say sushi is raw fish - it is actually smoked fish most of the time, so its perfectly fine to eat. A lot of English sushi uses smoked salmon, smoked trout, tuna or prawns, and you can also have vegetarian options using eggs, and vegetables.
Sushi is the vinegard rice that the fish or vegetables are wrapped in with a Nori Sheet or used to make Nigiri whereas sushimi is just the fish.
Now in Japan, they do actually use raw fish in some of their restaurants, so it is true, but in England, it is made to suit our palates.
Sushi is such a delight to look at. It has to be one of the most prettiest dishes to look at. With all the colours and swirls of different ingredients. The fish is sliced in a special way which is why it is also very expensive, this is due to the labour that goes into the dishes and the skills of the knife.
Now, as I said, it is also fun to do at home if you fancy a challenge. Its great to do in a group, with the kids, or just as a cooking night with the other half.
I was sent Yutakas Sushi Kit for 2 to try. Now, we have actually made sushi in the past (ok years ago, so we are out of practice - so bear with us) and I have quite a few ingredients in my cupboards, but this kit has everything you need, apart from the fish and vegetables.