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“What do I do about my biggest problem area?”

"What do I do about my biggest problem area?" For some, it's their arms or 'bingo wings'. Others would probably say their legs. And majority of people are going to say it's their tummy. So what can you do about your biggest problem area? I'll tell you. Apologise,...

The Best Options When Getting Takeaway…

Want to get takeaway or eat out, without sabotaging your health and fitness progress, AND still enjoy your food?   Here are the 5 biggest impact ways to do so:   1. Prioritize veggies. Try to look for and choose a dish with loads of veggies. This doesn't mean you have...

3 Easy Ways to Stop Stress Snacking

Stress snacking usually sneaks up on us, and before we know it, we're licking our fingers clean, and looking for another packet or two... But when things around us are changing and life feels like it's almost stopped, yet our minds are going at a million miles an...

5 Ways to Calm Down Quickly When You’re Overwhelmed 

It's normal to get upset and worry at times, but when you feel overwhelmed, anxious and stressed, what can you do? It usually happens so fast that it feels like a sneak attack that we didn't see coming, so it's good for you to be prepared and have a few strategies to...

Protein… Why all the hype?

Generally when someone hears that I am plant based, they ask me if I'm eating enough protein. Or they ask where I get my protein from.. Let me start by saying this: Meat is not the only, nor the best, source of protein. Yes, protein is important in our diets, but you...

How do you get rid of cellulite?

How do you get rid of cellulite? Creams? Special brushes? Laser or surgery? Who honestly knows? I don't. What I do know, is that cellulite is not something to be hated, just like you shouldn't hate your leg for being your leg. Know someone who doesn't have it and...

Confidence and happiness

Does confidence make you happy or does happiness make you confident? If we are confident, we aren't always necessarily happy, but if we are not happy, we generally aren't confident. So when we drill down, confidence is a big driver behind happiness. And to be...

How many times per week should you work out?

Ask your friends, family or even your doctor how often you should work out to get results and you will receive different advice. In short, they will all tell you to either eat less, move more or both. It's technically correct, but not helpful advice. But if we just...

Top 10 Healthy Snacks for Studying

So many of us are studying after work, on weekends and online. And it's pretty common to feel tired and unfocused, so instead of procrastinating, it's time to sharpen our minds with our nutrition. When we are studying, we are looking to prevent brain fatigue, maintain...

How to get a flat stomach & toned abs!

Abdominal muscles, or abs, aren't actually made in the kitchen. They are made in the gym, however they are revealed in the kitchen. First up, if you are looking to have rock hard abs - I'm talking about walking on a stage in a bikini type of abs, then check out this...

Are you living a healthy life?

How to Get Started Living a Healthier Lifestyle Are you feeling overwhelmed but want to start living healthier? Maybe you’re looking to lose weight, tone up, or just improve your health. Whatever you reason is for wanting to start, it can seem daunting. Not to mention...

Why do you exercise?

Why do you exercise? "What have you done for me lately" as Eddie Murphy would say... But seriously, why do you exercise? Where do you want to go? What do you want to achieve? Why... You are always hearing that exercise is important, and that you should make sure that...

How to find motivation…

I’m someone who used to be so determined to find motivation. I would read books, listen to podcasts, watch videos…all aimed at “finding motivation”. And it's not just me doing that, I'm sure you can relate. However, there’s a secret that most successful people...

Afraid of change?

Change doesn't usually comes across as fun. Most of the time, we actually fear it. Thinking about changing means that we have to leave behind what we know. Most of the time, we are too busy focusing on the past, instead of looking ahead to what’s possible in the...

Set Goal, Achieve Goal, Re-assess & Repeat.

The Box it Out Pledge program just wrapped up, where those who joined in pledged to reach a goal in 4 weeks, another in 8 weeks and another in 12. So what happened? Those who didn’t reach their goals got into the mindset of “all in or all out” and fell off the...

Real transformations..

Real transformations are so much more than just physical.  Transformation pictures over one or two years- those are great transformations!  All of these one month/ 6 week/12 week transformation pictures are a load of rubbish- it's all about how QUICK you can...

Thoughts on SUGAR…

One of my cousins was doing an assignment on Sugar and after getting little to no help from the nutritionists and dietitians she contacted, she asked me if I'd be willing to answer some for her. I realized that I could have written pages and pages, and although it is...

How HIIT works…

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) combines high intensity training with interval training to create a work out that can be as short as 5 minutes in length but can burn as many calories as lengthy periods on the treadmill. These short, intense workouts...

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