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February 18, 2019 3:17 pm Published by

  If you fancy a sweet treat using all natural and healthy ingredients and sugar, try these.  So delicious, simple to make and just 5 ingredients. They will keep for a week in the fridge in an airtight container or can be frozen.   Ingredients: 200g (1 cup) almonds 400g (2 cups) medjool dates 4 tbsp raw cacao powder 2.5 tbsp almond butter 2 tbsp coconut oil (I add flax seeds and protein powder if desired)   Method: Pulse almonds in food processor/nutri bullet until they are crushed. Add dates and coconut oil and pulse till mixed. Add almond butter and cacao and mix again. Take a tablespoon of mixture and roll into a ball and continue until mixture is... View Article

February 18, 2019 3:12 pm Published by

Apple and pear pies:   A low fat, natural sugar sweet treat. 109 calories per portion.   Serves 2. Ingredients: 1 medium apple 1 pear 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp finely chopped figs (or dried figs) 1 tsp honey 0.5 tsp ground cinnamon 2 sheets filo pastry Coconut oil cooking spray (can add Oppo low fat ice-cream on side)   Method: Preheat oven to 180C Peel, core, thinly slice apple and pear and combine with figs, lemon juice, honey and cinnamon in a bowl. Divide mixture between two small ovenproof shallow dishes and cover with foil. Bake for around 10 mins until fruit starts to soften. Remove foil and place a sheet of scrunched up filo pastry on each,... View Article

January 22, 2019 8:13 pm Published by

OVERNIGHT OATS – Banana, Strawberry and Vanilla This is a great breakfast alternative that you can prepare the night before and take with you to work. You can create different flavours depending on what you like and create variety so you don’t get bored. You can use any jar or nutri bullet cup with lid so they are easily portable. To make these all you have to do is mix the ingredients the night before, shake them up and leave them overnight; ready for the morning INGREDIENTS – ½ cup jumbo oats (50g roughly) ½ cup almond milk or alternative (100mls oat milk, the rest water to make ½ cup) 1 small ripe banana (75g roughly) 50g chopped strawberries 1... View Article

January 9, 2019 11:01 am Published by

GETTING YOUR PRIORITES RIGHT – MAYBE ITS TIME TO SHIFT YOUR THINKING   I think New Years is a great time to reflect on the year that’s passed and set some goals for the year ahead. For most people its weight loss and it’s a cycle they repeat year in and year out with no real success. We focus so much on weight loss that we forget about our own health. Dieting is hard, and most of the diets are so restrictive you can’t sustain them. Dieting doesn’t teach you about Optimal Health; It’s main goal is losing weight on the scale and sometimes it comes at the expense of our health.   Optimal health comprises 6 main areas –... View Article

January 3, 2019 10:00 am Published by

NEW YEARS – GROUND HOG DAY   This time of year is renowned for new year resolutions You decide you have had enough and want to lose weight, get fit or tone up. Each year you make the same promises to yourself. You get really motivated (which is great) – You join the gym. Do a detox. Go running. Go on the latest fad diet. You start off so motivated. But then the motivation wears off. The diet becomes harder to stick to. You start to compromise and become complacent. You come up with excuses for not training. And soon enough you are back to your old ways. Struggling to see how everyone else can do it but why can’t... View Article

December 26, 2018 11:00 am Published by

The build-up to Christmas is usually filled with parties, lots of celebration drinks and meals out. Running around sorting out presents, wrapping them, organising the food, prepping it, cooking it and eventually sitting down to a meal with family and friends. It can all seem a bit much even though the time invested is usually worth it.   While I don’t suggest following a diet over the Christmas and New Year period (although sensible eating is advised), the stress and frenzy of the season can see your exercise fall away as your days become busier in the build up to Christmas Day.   Add to that the extra alcohol and food you consume you may feel like you have undone... View Article

December 10, 2018 11:00 am Published by

ENJOYING CHRISTMAS – NO GUILT   The hardest part of the year to be trying to lose weight is the 2 weeks from Christmas to New Year. It’s getting colder, the days are shorter, you crave stodgy warm food and leaving the house to exercise seems like the hardest thing to do.   Add to that Christmas Parties and celebration drinks after work. The meal you eat Christmas day and the rest…. The New Year’s Eve celebrations and pretty soon your gaining weight not losing it. You feel depressed that you failed and indulged in things you wouldn’t normally do, you feel fat, lethargic and not motivated to move.   BUT   It doesn’t have to be that way. I... View Article

October 23, 2018 4:05 pm Published by

FAT LOSS MADE SIMPLE   You don’t need to worry about being on weight watchers, slimming world, intermittent fasting, a juice detox or any other diet method. You don’t need to worry about how many carbs you need to lose weight, is breakfast important or not eating too late at night. You don’t need to go to diet extremes and cut out everything you love. You don’t have to give up alcohol. You don’t have to train 5 x a week killing yourself in the gym. You don’t even have to go on a diet to lose weight.   You just need to follow a few principles and key areas   Successful fat loss and optimal health come from  ... View Article

September 26, 2018 5:37 pm Published by

HOW MUCH SHOULD I TRAIN   Not every session is meant to kill you. We think that by punishing ourselves in the gym we will get quicker results. You can do too much interval training. You can burn yourself out and over train which will stop you achieving your goals, increase your risk of injury and set you back. It all depends on your goal, level of energy and what is going on in your life. You need to vary your training and build on different areas such as strength, mobility, coordination, strength endurance and general fitness. We aim to offer a variety of training that provides a balance between high intensity, mobility work, weight training for strength and just... View Article

September 12, 2018 9:30 am Published by

FOCUS ON NOW – TAKE ACTION, MOVE FORWARD AND START LIVING   You can’t move forward in life by continually looking over your shoulder. What has happened is gone – you need to shift your focus and concentrate on where you are now. It doesn’t matter that – You may have had some bad experiences with other gyms or coaches that turned you off exercise. You may have a bad relationship with food in the past. You are looking to get back into training 10 years after having kids. You may be in a hole and unable to get out and on with your life.   Let go of the guilt and anger and focus on what matters.   What... View Article