Celebrating Strong Women

We know a lot of strong women; women who motivate us every day. They are all around us and the chances are that you’re one too. It takes kick-ass women to encourage future kick-ass women. For the 2nd year in a row we will be celebrating these strong women and all the women we know in supporting the National Breast Cancer Foundation with o ..

17 reasons why you need olive oil

We cook with it regularly, and occasionally may even dip our crunchy bread into it… but did you know olive oil has countless ways to improve our health and research is revealing even more, almost on a daily basis. It’s an essential ingredient to a Mediterranean diet – one of the world’s longest living  ..

Fat isnt always the enemy

Fat isn’t always the enemy. The foods on this list can be high in fat content but they also come with some great health benefits. Try adding them into your diet this week. Remember, portion sizes are the key when eating these foods but you don’t always have to be scared of fat. Almonds About ¼ cup of almonds co ..

Start Your Week Better

In order to get the most out of your weight loss journey, you need to find the most effective ways to burn fat to maximise your results and minimise your waistline! Here are 9 tips to help you lose weight and lead a healthier way of life. Drink More Water We say it a lot because it really is a necessity. One of the best weight los ..

Protein 101: Making healthier choices

Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle, recover from a tough workout, feel more satiated at mealtime or simply maintain good health, eating adequate amounts of healthy sources of protein is important. MyFitnessPal gives us the low-down on Protein and shows how to select the right kind of proteins to fuel our bodies for good healt ..

Reduce your stress for better health

The effects of prolonged stress on the human body can be devastating to our health resulting in migraines, muscle aches, insomnia, digestive problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, weight gain, asthma, and heart disease along with a wide range of other health problems. Sometimes we are not even aware or we don’t like to admit that there  ..

Get back to the basics

Burn more calories than you consume. If this sounds simple it’s because it is! And yet a lot of people don’t act on this simple truth. This doesn’t mean skipping meals because that will slow your metabolism and force your body to use your muscles for energy instead of your body fat. This is a vicious cycle, the less musc ..

How to Eat Healthy On A Budget

Who doesn’t want better health and more money in your pocket at the end of the day? Having the best of both worlds is possible when you know what food choices to make and how to stick to your plan (well, most of the time). We know it’s impossible to avoid the occasional packaged products, after all they are so con ..

The busy mum circuit

Being a mum means being busy, and it can be hard to find the time to exercise but exercise doesn’t have to take hours out of your day. If you can add some a few exercises for just 10 minutes, you’ll actually feel more energised because your heart with be pumping and there will be extra oxygen flowing through your muscles. It&rs ..

Better ways to track your results

The battle with the scale can be one of the most frustrating things about weight loss. Your motivation can quickly turn into disappointment, frustration, and despair if we feel like the scale isn’t reflecting our hard work. Sometimes it seems like the scale is just against us, no matter what new healthy habits we put in place. The problem ..

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