How to Stay Fighting Fit in The Freezing Cold
Team HyperLuxe share a few of their secrets on how to keep fit this winter, plus Jenny lets us in on her go-to dish to keep you cosy and warm this winter (with a few added health benefits to boot!)
Warm up, and downward dog.
Head down to Yoga Tree Perth or West Coast Yoga for the perfect winter workout - in some select classes, the room is heated to 39 degrees and will have you forgetting about the cold weather outside! Incorporating 26 postures and two breathing exercises this full body workout gets you sweating out the toxins all the while working on your flexibility and balance. Namaste!
Just keep swimming...even in Winter!
Dust off your bathers, because Beatty Park Leisure Centre gives you no reason not to make a splash; with its heated indoor/outdoor swimming pools... plus a spa, sauna and steam room all available in the one premises. Scarborough Beach Pool also makes for the perfect spot on cool winter days, you can still enjoy a dip thanks to the year-round geothermal heating...set to a pleasant 27 degrees!
Pop it, lock it and sweat it out!
Why not try something a bit different this winter, with an a class that gets you moving and grooving? Dance Workshop is the perfect place to start, offering dance classes for adults from 18-80 years! Ballet, Hip Hop, Bollywood or Contemporary classes will have you shaking it like Beyonce or twirling like a prima ballerina in no time! If Hip Hop and R&B tunes are your vibe, head to S30 Studio in the Perth CBD for intense full body workouts set to a banging soundtrack!
Wanna get your hands on Jenny’s go-to Chili con Carne Recipe? Here it is!
- 1kg beef mince (low fat)
- 1 large onion, finely diced
- 3 cloves garlic, crushed
- 1 large bunch fresh coriander (stem and leaves chopped)
- 1 tsp ground coriander,
- 2 tsp cumin,
- 2 tsp paprika
- 1 tbsp dried crushed chilli,
- 1 x 820g Heinz Big Red Soup,
- 1 x 240g tin diced tomatoes
- 1 x 240g tin kidney beans (salt reduced)
- 1 x 240g tin chickpeas
- 3/4 cup low salt beef stock.
Sauté onion and garlic for a few minutes on medium heat, then add beef
mince to pan and brown (be sure to squash out any lumps).
Add spices, chilli and chopped coriander and stir through.
Add soup, tomatoes, drained and rinsed kidney beans and chickpeas and stir.
Add beef stock and cook on low for about 1 hour with the lid off, stirring regularly.
Serve with a portion of brown rice or tri-colour quinoa and a dollop of
“I also love to roast or stir fry a generous portion of green vegetables and toast wholegrain tortillas, which we slice up to corn chip size to have alongside this dish.” Says Jenny.
For some extra pointers head over to Hyperluxe’s Instagram to watch Jenny pull it all together.
After some extra pointers on staying in shape during the wild and woolly months?? Check out Jenny’s article in The West.