Relax, Refresh, Recharge

Have you ever felt guilty for taking a rest day? If you have, this is a reminder that 1. It is okay and 2. sometimes your body needs it, especially for those of you who do a lot of weight training.  Here are some of the reasons why you need to have a rest day:  Muscle…

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Fitness Is A Lifestyle

I have been thinking a lot the past few weeks about the fitness industry. The fitness lifestyle can be perceived as egocentric- causing people to become obsessed with their body and what they look like, when in reality there is a lot more to the fitness industry and lifestyle.  I have found that the fitness…

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Give In Or Resist?

In last blogs post, we talked about what specific cravings mean. So today, we will touch upon what to do when the cravings actually hit us and how we deal with this? The human body is very clever and can tell us when we aren’t getting enough of a certain nutrient, or we eat because…

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What Message Are Your Cravings Telling You?

Today we are going to explore what these cravings mean because, when we crave certain foods it may in fact be telling us something about our physical wellbeing.  Craving that chocolate bar tells you something different to when you crave that bag of crisps. Are you interested in finding out more? Yes, then read below.  CarbohydratesIf…

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How Do Your Hormones Work?

How does your body know you are hungry, thirsty or tired? It’s all through hormones. When we hear the word hormones, we immediately think about the menstrual cycle, testosterone or having bouts of adrenaline, however there is so much more to consider when talking about hormones. Hormones are the chemical substances that control and coordinate activity around parts of…

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Don’t Let Your Mind Bully Your Body

Body image is something that I used to struggle with. I used to feel uncomfortable with how I looked. I would do HIIT workouts day in and day out and eat good foods.  The hashtags #fitchick #fitgirls would be what I would look up to and inspire to be with but now my outlook has…

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How Do I Get Toned?

Something I hear many women say is “I want to get toned.” There is no such thing as toning a muscle. This is actually one of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to fitness.  Let’s ask ourselves, how do people look toned if you can’t tone a muscle? The truth behind this is that you…

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Are You Who You Want To Be?

There is so much more to life than aesthetic change.  Many people are in the cycle of being desperate to lose weight and scared to gain wait.  Could you actually live in the worst case scenario so that you can live your best life? No more guilt from missing a workout  Focusing on other people…

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Wake Up Your Metabolism

I want to talk about reverse dieting.  Firstly, our bodies are very good at adapting. If we are eating low calories, our body learns to run on that.  However, if we are eating lower calories and want to gain muscle and lose fat, it wont happen.  We need to upregulate metabolism by increasing food and…

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Life Goes Faster On Protein

Many people talk about the post workout anabolic window and how we must eat your protein as soon as you finish your workout in order to get the best results.  Yes, I do think you should consume protein post workout but it doesn’t need to be within a certain time frame. Our body needs the…

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