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About optimalhealth&performance

Performance Nutrition or Dietary Coaching? You can avail of both at Optimal Health & Performance. Fuel your body & mind. Individual one to one consultations, 12 week packages or online, you choose. Choose from; gain more energy, sleep better, look better, improved health & well being. Weight loss/ gain/fat loss/muscle gain. Fuel you body! Weight loss clients, eat don't starve! You will gain a long term meal plan you can adapt to your life and lose/maintain weight. Consistently working with athletes from many different sports all looking for the edge on their competitors and all seeing marked results In their performance. A regular runner (having ran up to Ultra distance), with some S&C and various other sports I know what it takes first hand to fuel your body and recover better so you can do it all again the next time!

Fuel your body & start your 2021 training now!

2020 didn’t really go as planned with the lockdown in March due to the real threat of Corona virus sweeoing the world, self isolating & almost all races cancelled for the foreseeable. But we can still take steps to ‘train’ our bodies for the 2021 season ahead. Read on to see how some changes can be done over the winter to help you perform & feel betetr next year. Continue reading

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Tomato Sauce, the real sauce!

I love to make this when the oven is on for a different, great to make when tomatoes are on offer too.Ingredients.12-16 tomatoes.1 onion peeled & sliced.2 cloves garlic crushed.2 red peppers, cut in half, seeds removed.1 dessertspoon of olive … Continue reading

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Skin Health from Within.

Beautiful inside!
Eat your self beautiful with Optimal Health’s tips for the best foods to help improve the appearance of your skin. Continue reading

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Confused about Macros and Micros?

Keeping it simple I have enclosed a short description of each. For more information or to get your individual macro requirements contact me at 087-7112046. Jackie Macros, short for “macronutrients,” is the term used to describe the three major (or … Continue reading

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Brown Soda Bread

Homemade bread is just so much more nutritious than shop bought versions. This is an easy receipe to make & freezes well too. Continue reading

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Marathon week!

  Its the week before the biggest marathon in Ireland. For the first timers you may be feeling a little nervous & wondering if you should do more this week. First off, its taper time! That means letting your body … Continue reading

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Optimal Energy Bites.

With the exams about to start I have enclosed a very easy recipe that will provide plenty of energy in a small bite sized portion. Handy when your studying & don’t want to have to leave your desk or don’t … Continue reading

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Ultimate Kitchen Equipment!

  More & more often I hear from my clients that the hardest part of trying to eat healthy is time or the lack of time. Our lives are busier than ever & the evenings are taken up with activities, … Continue reading

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New Online Nutrition Programme.

    Optimal Health Kilkenny, now offering an online programme for those who cant commit to a weekly weigh in (or don’t wish to weigh in weekly). This programme is suitable for you if you are self motivated & would … Continue reading

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Healthier Chocolate Spread & pancake recipes.

Its pancake Tuesday & I always make pancakes. While there a lot of different recipes out there the toppings can be endless. You can’t go wrong with chocolate no matter what age you are making pancakes for. This is a … Continue reading

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