Yes Carbs Carbs and more Carbs! Have you ever been handed a diet that consists primarily of chicken, nuts, eggs, broccoli? If you are lucky, there many be some sweet potato or some oats for breakfast with a protein shake a couple of times a week. Sound familiar? Is this a healthy diet? No. Is it a… Read More Carbs Carbs Carbs!
We are all aware that America and Australia are two of the fattest countries in the world. I get it – with the ongoing introduction of time saving elements in the home – dishwashers, washing machines, robotic vacuum cleaners etc. and with many of us working in sedentary jobs (at desks, driving etc) we are… Read More Why are western countries some of the fattest in the world?
I don’t want to get big and build muscle – I just want to tone! This is a common catch cry I experience when sitting with women to do their program. In fact, I know one online celebrity personal trainer who is deliberately selling – make your legs smaller in 30 days. It generally involves… Read More I don’t want muscle – I just want to tone
Why your weight loss plan may not be working! You are doing everything the magazines or your Personal Trainer has told you to do. You are exercising your butt off (so much so that you don’t have time to do anything else), you have cut your calories and are starving hungry, and you are exhausted… Read More 5 Reasons Your Weight loss Plan May Not Be Working
Your exercise program may not be all it is cracked up to be! Trying to lose weight but can’t? Exercise may be a part of the issue as to why you are not losing weight. With so many myths and options out there on how best to structure an exercise plan for weight loss –… Read More Finding the balance with your exercise
Cardio Acronyms – Part 1 HIIT your goals with HIIT Training This week we will touch on cardio. As we know the fitness industry is always coming up with acronyms – today we will discuss a a type of training that gets outstanding results. In particular, for those older athletes amongst us believe it or… Read More Cardio Acronyms Part 1
Cardio Acronyms – Part 2 We have a few different acronyms in the fitness industry to describe different training types and they can get quite confusing. In this article, Cardio Acronyms Part 2, we discuss the acronym LISS. LISS LISS stands for low intensity steady state cardio. This is the traditional go to when discussing… Read More Cardio Acronyms Part 2
adapted from a newletter article written for Townsville Women Last week, I spoke about exercise balance being a part of the issue as to why you are not losing weight. There are so many myths and options out there on how best to structure an exercise plan that it can be confusing. So I thought I… Read More Finding the balance with your exercise
You are doing everything the magazine or your Personal Trainer has told you to do. You are exercising your butt off (so much so that you don’t have time to do anything else), you have cut your calories and are starving hungry, and you are exhausted and your clothes still fit the same, the scales… Read More 5 Reasons Your Weight Loss Plan May Not Be Working
The Essence of Sleep Hi everybody. Everyone struggles with sleep at times and there are many things that can help regulate it. For many of us we resort to drugs to get that little bit extra rest we need. There are some natural remedies out there. One of my favourites is the use of Essential… Read More The essence of sleep