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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...

Can You Lose Weight Without Exercise?

If you are constantly pushing yourself to exercise and dieting to lose weight, I’m here to tell you you can stop starving yourself and getting frustrated. Throw away the diet and detox plans, as changing your habits is what gives you permanent success. And stop...

Will I Lose Weight By Eating Smaller Portions?

If you simply shrink the portions you are eating, most probably. If you are eating smaller portions, but changing the types of food, probably not.   For example, if you are currently eating a veggie stir-fry with rice, and you change this to just the rice,...

Why You Aren’t Losing Weight…

Why you aren’t losing weight... Warning: Rant ahead!!   First of all, the diet industry does NOT want you to be successful. What they actually want is for you to continue buying their products. Most fat loss products are nutritionally unbalanced and some are...

3 Wrong Ways To Lose Weight

3 wrong ways to lose weight, and what to do instead...   1. Diet pills / slimming teas / laxatives Quite simply, these do not work and can even damage your liver and gut. Usually the diet pills, slimming teas or laxatives completely replace or force meals to be...

The Three Biggest Mistakes With Nutrition

The Three Biggest Mistakes With Nutrition   Having 'Rules' For the Wrong Reasons I don't eat carbs after 5pm. 2000 calories per day is my limit. I eat clean during the week so I can eat what I want on the weekend. Sound familiar? If you’ve ever followed rules,...

Lower back stretches for lower back pain

Get lower back pain? Maybe it's from bad posture? A weak core? And now you're exercising and your back is getting upset...   The good news is, if you haven't injured yourself, you can relieve the pain fairly quickly! Muscles can become sore after exercise which...

4 supplements you should be taking

Wondering what supplements you should be taking to help you train better?   Looking to improve your performance? Speed up your recovery? Maybe your cupboard or shelf is full of so many different things, and you're not even sure which ones you should be taking?...

How my naturopath & I healed my gut

Firstly, I am not a naturopath or doctor, and this is does not take the place of medical advice. This is my personal experience.   If you have low energy, have pain after eating certain foods, have been told you are gluten/lactose intolerant or deficient in...

What to wear to the gym…

Wondering what you should wear to the gym?   Check out the following article from Ashbourne where I was asked to comment on what is best to wear:   https://www.ashbourne-memberships.co.uk/ladies-this-is-what-you-should-actually-be-wearing-to-the-gym

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