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COCONUT IS LIFE

A bold statement it may be, but in my humble opinion it is.  I could say “the end” right now but I feel I owe you my explanation and to enlighten you all whilst I hopefully turn some of you into Coconut Superfans. Coconuts, despite what their name may imply, are actually fruits not nuts. … Continue reading COCONUT IS LIFE

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CARDIO/HARDIO

I, along with so many other fitness professionals will have different views on what exercise is best for us.  What I think we will all agree on, is how important nutrition is in the overall journey to reaching your physical goals. Now we all know that cardio is hardio and nobody really likes to do … Continue reading CARDIO/HARDIO

DON’T LABEL ME

I often get asked, “are you vegetarian? Do you eat carbs? Are you vegan? Do you eat dairy?” I prefer not to label myself and my answer is, I eat what my body tells me it needs and wants to eat. It took me a long time to listen to my body and understand its … Continue reading DON’T LABEL ME

TONED BODY

When I ask my clients, especially the female ones what they are trying to achieve through exercise, 90% of the time, the answer is I want to tone up - and why wouldn’t you? The problem lies in the face people make when you dare suggest that to achieve a “toned” body, they will have … Continue reading TONED BODY

DEPROGRAM

We all seem to be subconsciously and subliminally pre-conditioned and programmed by society and by our upbringings. Whilst this can be a good thing, it can also lead to tunnel vision and bad habits and prevents you from doing what you really want to do in a bid to conform to societies ideal of how … Continue reading DEPROGRAM

EXERCISE AS PUNISHMENT

Exercise, whatever you choose, should be enjoyable, NOT a chore or a punishment for what you have eaten. We've all been there, overindulge on a night out so we punish ourselves with hours of cardio in the hope that we can reverse the damage done whilst punishing our bodies in a bid to teach it … Continue reading EXERCISE AS PUNISHMENT

LEARN SOMETHING NEW

We are NEVER too old to learn something new.  It's important at all ages to keep the old gray matter functioning at its full capacity. It's really important to incorporate learning a new skill or habit which can benefit us in all areas of our lives.  It enables us to have a wider perspective of … Continue reading LEARN SOMETHING NEW

And Breathe…

It’s a crazy world we live in where everyone seems to be constantly so busy and in a hurry. I include myself in this but I must admit, time or perhaps age has taught me to slow down, take a moment to step back and appreciate life and every little teeny weeny thing it has … Continue reading And Breathe…

BLAME GAME

Life can be tough for everyone and despite what you see on social media, everyone has their own s**t to deal with.  How you deal with the proverbial c**p will determine the outcome. Your current circumstance is normally just temporary and the key is to focus on making positive changes and create a better life … Continue reading BLAME GAME