August 18, 2020

No doubt goal setting is something you’ve already done before, either in project management or personal development? Then you might already be familiar with the term 'SMART' goals.

The acronym SMART was originally introduced to aid management processes in business....

March 27, 2020

This is something I like to throw together when I’m really hungry and craving carbs. It’s super quick and easy to make and it usually doesn’t warrant a special trip to the grocery store as I tend to have most of the ingredients to hand. It’s a great option post exercis...

May 11, 2019

If you’ve never tried making a frittata before, I urge you to give it a go. It’s quick, easy, nutritious and super tasty. Once you’ve nailed the basic recipe you can also get experimental with your flavour combinations, using up just about anything you have left over i...

April 29, 2018

Mmmmm, homemade toasted muesli. If you've never tried making your own from scratch, I'd encourage you to give it a go.

I know, it seems so much easier to just grab a box of cereal off the supermarket shelf, but don't you find that no one brand really hits the mark? Freq...

March 27, 2018

Sadly, the misconceptions that surround resistance training cause many women to shy away from lifting weights and miss out on the numerous benefits that this type of training has to offer.

One of the most frequent hesitations I hear has to be the fear of getting big and...

January 28, 2018

This breakfast porridge is packed full of great immune-boosting ingredients that can help ward off those nasty colds that seem to be going around at this time of year. Oats contain beta-glucan, a polysaccharide that has been shown to significantly enhance the human imm...

January 3, 2018

Making sure you get enough protein is important, regardless of whether you’re a pro-athlete, you're in recovery-mode or you're just Joe Average. Protein can't be stored in the body, therefore you must meet your daily dietary requirements in order to support all the imp...

October 3, 2017

Call it what you like; resistance training, strength training, weight lifting... Sadly when it comes to working out in the gym, many women shy away from lifting weights. 


Unfortunately the myths and misconceptions that surround this type of training prevent m...

June 28, 2017

'Should I buy a fitness tracker?' I get asked this question a lot, and the answer really depends on what you want to achieve. Your GP may be encouraging you to increase your daily activity levels; or perhaps you're embarking on a new health kick and want to know how ma...

June 11, 2017

Kale is a bit of a nutrient powerhouse. 100g of its luscious curly leaves will provide you with 908% of your RDI of vitamin K, 75% of your RDI of vitamin A, and 55% of your RDI of vitamin C! It also contains a decent amount of manganese, copper, calcium, potassium, iro...

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