ABS

Everyone wants them but not everyone is prepared to do what they need to achieve them.  The truth is if you LOVE chocolate, cakes, beer, wine, ice cream, chips blah blah blah abs may not be for you.  Of course there are the genetically gifted, yes we loathe them! They are normally blessed with ridiculously … Continue reading ABS

TRAIN THE BRAIN

The mind is such a powerful thing and controls every aspect of our lives.  This is particularly true when it comes to getting fit.  You see, if you tell yourself you can't cut out alcohol, or chocolate or can't find time to exercise, then you'll never reach your goals.  Take a positive approach, tell yourself … Continue reading TRAIN THE BRAIN

FEAR OF CHANGE

The fear of change is often what holds us back from taking the leap to make changes in our lives.  Stuck in a rut forged by old patterns and habits, I would call this the comfort zone.  But you need to understand that change  never happens here.  Thinking outside the box and visualising  the change … Continue reading FEAR OF CHANGE

CLEAN AND MEAN 18

The thing I hear most often from people trying to clean up their lifestyle  and take a new and healthy approach, is that the cost of eating healthy is so expensive.  Part of this problem is that if you want to take your journey seriously, you want to buy great fresh produce and preferably, organic, … Continue reading CLEAN AND MEAN 18

TAX ON SUPPS

It seems these days, trying to live a healthy lifestyle comes at a considerable cost to individuals whilst choosing an unhealthy route gets rewarded with all kinds of benefits.  If you want to eat organic food, there comes a high price.  If you want to buy supplements to support your healthy lifestyle, your are taxed … Continue reading TAX ON SUPPS

WHEY vs PLANT BASED PROTEIN POWDER

I think by now, we all have a handle of the power of protein and all its health benefits but which one should you choose?  It really is a matter of personal choice and preference but hopefully I can shed some light on this for you. Up until two years ago, I chose a predominantly … Continue reading WHEY vs PLANT BASED PROTEIN POWDER

ENERGY BALANCE

Energy balance is quite simple to define. It simply relates to energy in, in other words calories consumed in food and beverages and energy out, in other words calories being used for energy. With this in mind  if the amount of energy in is far, far greater than the energy out, then you can expect … Continue reading ENERGY BALANCE

HERBS THAT HEAL

We so often rely on salt to flavour our food, more often due to habit but why not try using fresh herbs and spices instead?  As well as pimping up your otherwise bland meal with delicious fragrant herbs and spices, some of these are also said to have wonderful healing properties. Cumin is said to … Continue reading HERBS THAT HEAL

RESULTS

I know,  I know....eating a healthy diet can be quite testing, especially around family, during holidays and at social gatherings. But if you want to see results, discipline is what will get you where you want to be. You can blame your work schedule, your lack of time, finances, your genetics or come up with … Continue reading RESULTS