Category Archives: Blog

Want to Cut Sugar out of your Diet? Here’s How

A Mindful way to Cut Sugar Out of your Diet Registered Psychologist Patrea O'Donoghue, talks about how she overcame her 'addiction' to sugar and cut it out of her diet for good. My partner read Sweet Poison about 9 years ago after attending an 8-week challenge at his gym. The dietitian/nutritionist mentioned Sweet Poison and [...]

Are these Hormones Affecting your Weight & Energy Levels?

How these hormones could be affecting your weight and energy levels As a woman it can sometimes feel like we are putting in a lot of effort to look and feel good and yet our body doesn’t appear to be on the same page.  Whilst our endocrine system is quite large, these two hormones when [...]

Supplements – Do you need them?

Why Supplements are Essential in our World today Our soil has been over farmed and is nutrient depleted, which means that we don’t get the nutritional value from our food that we used to.  There has also been a rise in pollution, toxins and chemicals in the environment.  As a result, the liver needs to [...]

6 Surprising Fat Facts

6 Fat Facts that may surprise you 1. Obesity is now recognised as a disease, not just a lifestyle factor. This will have an important influence on the way obesity is viewed - by society, obesity patients, and the medical profession. This change in the way of thinking will mean obesity sufferers will now qualify [...]

How often should you do an Exercise Program to see Results?

How often should you do Pilates? (This question can be applied to any form of exercise. Just replace the word ‘Pilates’ with whatever you prefer.) I don’t think that I am going to provide you with the answer that you want to hear but I challenge you to make it all the way through this [...]

The Benefits of HIIT Training plus a HITT workout!

HIIT Training might be your answer to feeling and looking younger! HIIT is one of my top choices when it comes to training, done correctly it is SHORT, SHARP & INTENSE. These workouts are effective, fun, and time efficient for busy people. I LOVE them! There are so many benefits to your health and body and [...]

Benefits of a Group Fitness Class

Have you ever walked into a gym and noticed that everyone is on their phones while they work out? Guaranteed - if you walk into a gym, there will be someone on their phone in between sets, someone else on their phone while they exercise and another shooting their workout for Instagram story and then [...]

Why should Women lift Weights

Women Lifting Weights Today, I am going to talk to you about “Why I BELIEVE women should lift weights”. PSSSTT.. if you are a guy reading this…DONT look away, why not pass it on to a woman in your life… Wife, Partner, Sister, Mother or Friend. You never know it might be just what they [...]

Why Pilates Should be part of your Self Care Routine

Pilates as part of your self care routine We live in a fast-paced society. From the moment you step out your door to when you recline into bed some 15 or so hours later, we are bombarded with notifications, deadlines, meetings, emails, and concerns. With our on-the-go lifestyles it’s no wonder the stress levels felt [...]

5 Muscle Building Mistakes

5 Muscle Building Mistakes that are Causing Slow or No Growth If your struggling to grow, we're going to cover some common muscle building mistakes you might be making and how to avoid them.  In a previous article, we talked about the basics of building muscle (1). I recommend that you head there first and [...]