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December 31, 2017

The Snap-Back Effect

According to popular statistics, only 8 % of New Year’s Resolutions are successfully kept. This means that 92 % of us that are brave enough to set out for self-improvement will fail.

December 24, 2017

This ever happen to you?

You realise that you want to lose the weight and to get into phenomenal shape. You believe that your health is important to you, and that you want to improve the quality of your life through diet and exercise. You feel that this time it will be different, that this time the changes will stick and you’ll become the best version of yourself.

December 17, 2017

Make a bowl of fitness soup

During cold winter months, soup is quite possibly the perfect dinner. It’s comforting, simple, and easily modified to fit your taste and the contents of your fridge. Making soup from scratch is simple and easy, once you know how to do it.

December 10, 2017

Think Positive and Get Fit

Your mindset plays a big role when it comes to getting and staying fit.

December 3, 2017

Fight Holiday Pounds

The holidays have arrived with all the high-calorie food and drinks of the season. It’s really no wonder why most of us gain weight during the next five weeks.

November 26, 2017

4 SUPER EASY AND YUMMY VEGGIE NOODLES YOU WILL LOVE

Veggie noodles?! Yes, you read that correctly.

November 19, 2017

Look Your Best for the Holiday Season

With holiday parties and gatherings quickly approaching, most of us are now thinking about looking our best while dressed in our finest. Too bad that losing body fat is a slow and steady process, rather than an instantaneous fix.

November 12, 2017

How to quit junk food

Junk food tastes annoyingly good. There’s a reason for this – the food companies actually formulate each bite for maximum craveability with a specialised balance of sugar, fat and salt.

November 5, 2017

3 Dinners You Can Throw Together After Work

Having a busy day with work and errands and meetings? You aren’t alone. Most of my clients complain of simply not having enough time at the end of their day to cook a healthy dinner.

October 29, 2017

7 EASY Dinner Recipes

If you have stubborn weight to lose that won’t seem to come off, no matter how hard you exercise, then it’s time to closely examine the meals that you eat. When I go through this process with a client it’s nearly always high calorie dinners that are the reason that their results have slowed or stopped.

October 22, 2017

5 Things to do NOW to slim down before Christmas

We are officially on the verge of Christmas season…and with it a myriad of food temptations and weight gain traps. Don’t fret, if you act now there’s still time to tighten up before putting on your finest.

October 15, 2017

Never miss a Monday. Here’s why…

Mondays matter more than any other day of the week.

October 8, 2017

Don’t be fooled

Yesterday morning I was in line for coffee with a friend when I noticed the “healthy” protein balls on display. The packaging of coconut shavings deceptively giving it a wholesome look that would make you believe the snack was a healthy one.

October 1, 2017

This helped my clients

I have a message for you today that has the potential to help you break through to your fitness goal. It’s something that I like to share with my most dedicated clients…

September 24, 2017

This is life changing…

A dose of motivation will change your life overnight.

September 17, 2017

You've let yourself go

It happens to the best of us. That moment when you realize that you’ve let yourself go, and you need to get back on track.

September 10, 2017

Do you feel guilty about this?

You have so many demands on you. Your family relies on you for money, food, transportation, and a myriad of permission slips, bills and paperwork. You hardly get a moment to yourself at the end of each day, and even less now that school is back in session. It’s hard not to feel guilty about taking a moment to care for yourself.

September 3, 2017

Once fat, always fat?

Less than 1 % of the formerly obese will maintain weight loss for more than a year, according to a study conducted in the UK in 2015. Specifically this broke down to just 1 man out of 210 and 1 woman out of 124.

August 28, 2017

Have you cooked like this before? (so easy)

Getting healthy meals on the table each night is one of the biggest challenges that my clients are faced with – maybe it’s a challenge for you too – so I was really excited to come across this amazingly simple cooking technique that dramatically reduces the fat and carb count of your favourite recipes!

August 20, 2017

The simple habit that changed everything

Mary started her fat loss journey with 20 kilos to lose, though when you see her now you’d never believe that she was once overweight. Today the lean and attractive mother of two walks confidently with a spring in her step and a smile on her face.

August 13, 2017

How to crush those last few kilos

Got a frustrating few kg's left? 

August 6, 2017

Get Fit Fast in 5 Easy Steps

Most people think way too much about how to lose the weight. Maybe you do this too. You spend hours gathering information about the latest trends and the quickest way to get in shape, and then become completely overwhelmed by all that you learn.

July 30, 2017

What’s the big secret, anyway?

Sure, you do your best to eat healthy and live a fit and active lifestyle, but you’re still not satisfied with your body. Day after day of eating salads and hitting the gym and your body isn’t changing.

July 23, 2017

Vacation Proof Your Diet

You don’t need another article that’s going to tell you the same old advice about eating healthy on vacation. “Watch your portions!” “Pack some snacks!” “Pick a cheat day!”

July 16, 2017

Undo the Weekend (48 hour recovery)

What a weekend that was! You went out, you ate and drank and had a blast! And now the fun is over and the consequences are setting in…you feel terrible. You woke up with a headache, an overall feeling of bloating and a sluggishness that you can’t shake.

July 9, 2017

When diet and exercise don’t work

I saw an infomercial the other day for a weight loss solution targeting the frustrated people who, “fail to see results from diet and exercise.” Had to scratch my head on that one.

July 2, 2017

Forget your weight. Do this instead

How would you like to get rid of your bathroom scale? To never again subject yourself to the angst and humiliation of stepping on and waiting for the number-that-will-determine-your-self-esteem to light up the screen.

June 25, 2017

7 reasons you aren’t losing weight

Weight loss is often a frustrating pursuit, eluding even those who eat healthy and exercise. So what gives? Why won’t the scale budge even as you put out tremendous effort?

June 18, 2017

Lean for life: 5 ways to lose it for good

It’s easy enough to lose a few pounds for a short period of time, only to gain it back. It’s much harder to achieve long-term fat loss.

June 11, 2017

Meal prep made easy

It’s no secret that the most dedicated fitness enthusiasts partake in the world of meal prepping, and many confess that this is the secret weapon behind their jaw-dropping body transformations. Meal prep is without a doubt one of the most reliable ways to consistently shed pounds, week after week.

June 4, 2017

These 5 ab moves are better than crunches

Although the basic crunch is still popular, by now it’s pretty well known that this outdated exercise not the most effective way to flatten and strengthen your abs. It simply doesn’t activate your core muscles to the extent that other exercises do, it can hurt your back, and the small motion doesn’t do much by way of calorie burning.

May 28, 2017

Drink your way thin?

If you’ve been interested in fitness and health for more than a minute, then you know by now how important drinking plenty of water is for getting your body into top shape.

May 21, 2017

What an incredible picture!

There are few things as inspirational as a stunning before and after picture. To see how the human body can dramatically transform is simply incredible!

May 14, 2017

When the right time is RIGHT NOW

Why are you still waiting for the right time to get fit?

May 7, 2017

3 Essential Snacking Tips

A big part of eating for fat loss is keeping your metabolism going all day long with small, sensible meals and snacks. In theory, this is simple and easy: eat a little something every 2-3 hours throughout the day.

April 30, 2017

Is afterburn real?

You’ve probably heard that High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) produces an afterburn effect, which means your body continues to burn extra calories at an elevated rate for 24 hours after the completion of your workout.

April 23, 2017

Cut back on sugar (28 day plan)

If you love sweets then you know how easy it is to eat more sugar than you should. You’ve probably had a doctor warn you to cut back and know that you have at least a few pounds to lose.

April 16, 2017

Why did you do that?

Have you ever acted against your better judgement? Ummmm, of course you have. We all have. Sometimes you do things that you later regret. And this keeps you from achieving that lean, sexy body that you want.

April 9, 2017

Fasting or Small Meals for quicker results?

What’s the best eating strategy for fat loss? This is the question on the mind of those who are ready and motivated to transform their physique. A quick online search produces two popular eat-for-fat-loss strategies: Intermittent Fasting versus Six Small Meals.

April 2, 2017

31 Flavors of Protein Shakes

Protein is an essential macronutrient for building lean muscle mass and so there’s no disputing the fact that protein shakes are an important tool for fitness gains and fat loss.

March 26, 2017

A Case for The Burpee

Oh, the dreaded burpee. We love to complain about this uniquely punishing movement, and try to avoid doing them as much as possible. But have you ever stopped to wonder where the burpee came from and why this torturous exercise is a favourite of fitness professionals across the globe?

March 19, 2017

To Scale or Not To Scale

When working towards a fat loss goal the question arises of how to best utilise the scale.

March 12, 2017

5 NEW exercise rules

Out with the old, in with the new! Are you up-to-date on the latest rules in fitness?

March 5, 2017

Easy ways to look younger

As much as you may want it, you simply can’t turn back the hands of time. This can be frustrating the signs of aging begin to set in.

February 26, 2017

3 best diet secrets

Want to drop a size or two this month? It’s more possible than you think!

February 19, 2017

Try this trending fitness meal

What you eat will make or break your fitness results so if you aren’t happy with your current body then I’ll bet that your diet could use some improvement.

February 12, 2017

5 Workout Secrets

If having a lean and sculpted body is your goal then I’ve got good news for you: follow these 5 Workout Secrets and your goal will quickly become a reality.

February 5, 2017

Beginner’s guide to fitness

You look in the mirror and wonder to yourself: How did I let myself go this far?

January 29, 2017

Here’s how goals are met

Do you have unmet goals?

January 22, 2017

Here’s why you’re not fit

You want to be fit. You know how much you should weigh. You know your ideal pant size. You can even picture how great those skinny jeans will look.

January 15, 2017

Thought you needed this

Why are you still living in a body that you're unhappy with? In my experience, people carry ‘unwanted’ pounds for very specific reasons. These reasons are subconscious, which is where things get tricky.

January 8, 2017

Best. Exercise. Ever.

Here’s to a Happy New Year and to getting everything that you want out of 2017!

January 1, 2017

Get Everything You Want in 2017

Here’s to a Happy New Year and to getting everything that you want out of 2017!