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Pancake Day Workout and Recipes

Did you know the average pancake has 277 calories? with this in mind we've put together a list of ways you can burn the extra. We've also included our favourite protein pancake recipes so you can enjoy healthy and nutritious treats without compromising on the tasty factor.   

Each exercise burns 277 calories - around the same amount as a pancake!

  • Walking (3-4 mph) - 60 Minutes 
  • Boxing (Punching bag) - 20 minutes 
  • Jogging on the treadmill - 30 minutes 
  • Dance aerobics - 35 minutes 
  • Skipping with rope - 20 minutes 
  • Exercise bike - 40 minutes 
  • Circuit training - 25 minutes

Carly's Protein Pancakes

From one of our PTs, Carly Rowena

INGREDIENTS: 
  • 1 scoop of protein powder 
  • Quarter cup of rolled oats 
  • 1 egg 
  • Quarter cup of Alpro Oat Original 
METHOD: 
  • Blend the ingredients together 
  • Pop a scoop of coconut oil into a pan, pour in the mixture and let cook for around two minutes on each side

Vegan Blueberry Protein Pancakes

Our very own recipe

INGREDIENTS: 
  • 1 cup plain flour 
  • 1/4 cup vegan protein powder of choice 
  • 1 tbsp baking powder 
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt 
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup water + more as needed
  • Handful of blueberries
METHOD: 
  • Mix the dry ingredients together in a bowl. 
  • Add the maple syrup then slowly add the water, mixing until “just mixed.” It should be a little lumpy and quite thick. Add a little extra water if needed. 
  • Add the blueberries and stir
  • Cook in a hot non-stick pan until bubbles appear in the centre of each pancake. 
  • Flip and cook for a few more minutes.

Gluten-Free Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Banana Protein Pancakes


INGREDIENTS: 
  • 1 cup plain flour 
  • 1/4 cup vegan protein powder of choice 
  • 1 tbsp baking powder 
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt 
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup water + more as needed
METHOD: 
  • Mix the dry ingredients together in a bowl. 
  • Add the maple syrup then slowly add the water, mixing until “just mixed.” It should be a little lumpy and quite thick. Add a little extra water if needed. 
  • Cook in a hot non-stick pan until bubbles appear in the centre of each pancake. 
  • Flip and cook for a few more minutes.