Loaded Dates

Loaded Dates

Loaded Dates We’ve all been on one of those dates where we’re sitting across from that person we had high hopes for. It all sounded like a perfect match until you find out they’re in between jobs, sleeping on their grandma’s couch, and spent the last hour giving you way TMI about their last three exes. Well this is a way more satisfying kind of loaded date. If you crave chocolate and sweet treats like we do, you’re gonna love a night in with a hot tea, Netflix, and a few of these bad-boys. Recipe and photo courtesy of Lavinia Todor.   Ingredients: Medjool dates Favorite nut butter Almonds, whole Toppers: Chocolate puffed quinoa Chia seeds Toasted almonds Toasted coconut Strawberries Directions: Cut the dates lengthwise and remove the pit. Then fill them with a little nut butter and the toppings of your choice. Get creative - post below and tell us your favourites! WABAM!  Sweet craving,...
Getting real about good eats.

Getting real about good eats.

This spring, we’ve dropped “Eat clean” from our credo. The short story is:  We want to get real about the vital role food plays in our wellbeing. Food is as important as fitness (if not MORE!). Real food rocks…especially veggies. Most of us need to up our intake. The term “eating clean” implies some foods are “dirty” or wrong, and maybe it’s time to get real about that, too. But there is a little more to the story. Since the beginning, Ange and I believed that a healthy lifestyle starts in the kitchen. We developed our company’s credo to help our members understand that a healthy lifestyle is about more than crushing the bands: Work out. Eat clean. Live fully. As the years went on, something about eating clean wasn’t feeling right. Over-the-top voices like Food Babe had us believing that “if you can’t pronounce it, it’s poison.” I won’t pretend we weren’t on-board with this concept, and am embarrassed that - based on this thinking - the graphic in this post would take bananas off the table as a “chemical-free food”. While detoxes and cleanses continued to soar in popularity, the science community was speaking up.  One day, my buddy Alex Cibiri of Element CrossFit posted this article featuring the headline, “Clean Eating is Useless”.  It hit my guts like a bowl of (delicious) chemical-laden mac and cheese.  I’d been feeling for months that we needed to ditch “Eat Clean”, but this article highlighted reasons we couldn’t ignore.  Based on the ways marketers were selling the concept, clean-eating started to to imply a food lifestyle that can be perceived...
Because something has to change.

Because something has to change.

All we did was google: “fitness magazine covers”. We actually pay people to tell us this sh!t. Even if we don’t buy these kinds of magazines, these messages still scream at us in the market line-up, on highway billboards, and worst of all, where we work out. Marketers need us to feel too old, too fat, and too skinny. We drank the juice, too. For years, WE were buying the same old crap for ourselves. Why? Because we’re born and raised in the fitness industry, where body-shaming was born.  Want proof? Just check out these unfathomable gym ads.  We all fall prey to the cycle of guilt, and we knew we had to do something to change it. It’s always been about taking the power back. This is why Rebellion was born: so we could band together to end the cycle. Listen, there is nothing wrong with wanting to lose weight, or to look and feel better. What needs to change is who decides how we feel about ourselves, and who decides what we do about it. There is one mother of a difference between striving for a healthy body weight, versus trying to sculpt a huge round butt and a 23 inch waist, just to be validated by Instagram likes.  Right? These messages affect all of us. If you have kids - hell, if you even know a kid - you should care about this A LOT. These are the messages kids and teens are seeing on social media every day. Who do they look up to? YOU. You’re their mom, dad, cool aunt, teacher, mentor, coach. Our...
HP Curl Fries + Egg Breakkie!

HP Curl Fries + Egg Breakkie!

HP Curl Fries + Egg Breakkie You’ve gotta be a Korboarder to get it ;). Give your guns the dream recovery breakfast!  WABAM. Recipe and photo from Lavinia Todor MAKE IT HAPPEN Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes 2 tsp paprika 2 tsp olive oil 1 tsp sea salt ⅛ tsp garlic powder ⅛ tsp onion powder Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Use spiralizer to create the sweet potato curls (you can often buy sweet potato noodles in the produce section now! Booyah!) Mix together seasoning ingredients in large bowl and toss with sweet potato. Spread evenly on baking sheet. Bake for  about 15 minutes, remove from oven and flip, then place back in the oven for 15 minutes, or until they start to become crispy in places. Serve with a fried fresh egg - we love a duck egg!  Load the plate up with fresh chopped veggies and WABAM! A killer weekend breakfast after a hard-core morning...
FREE REVKOR this weekend!

FREE REVKOR this weekend!

Find out why this is everyone’s workout. This weekend, official Revkor studios are hosting FREE classes at a studio-wide open house!  We know it takes courage to try something new…and what better time of year to make something BIG happen for yourself? This is why we’re making it easier than ever to try the workout that’s been a huge game-changer for thousands of band-lovers of all ages and all levels of fitness.  You can do this!  You must register and book online to secure your spot. Click below for your studio. WEEKEND FLASH SALE: Our Intro Month pass will be ON SALE this weekend only online and in-studio!  Use promo code FALLRESET to get $10 off, valid ONLY Thursday September 7th to Monday September 11 at midnight. Register for your free class now: Revkor London Revkor Cambridge Revkor Temiskaming Shores Want to know more about the workout?  Click here!  Our blog is also jammed with recipes, tips and happenings that keep our crew motivated all year long. See you at the bands this...