Enjoy Your Food

With December being here and Christmas just around the corner, the subject of food often crops up. If we see food as neither good or bad, does that mean we shouldn’t see it as an energy source for our body, especially if we are listening to our body when it tells us that it is…

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Life Is A Matter Of Choices

I want to ask you a question. Do yo struggle with making choices for your body? Should you eat 3 big meals or 6 smaller ones? Should you take a rest day or not? Should you do cardio or weights? If so, I can relate. Thoughts like these run through my head frequently and getting…

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Get Rid Of Your Inner Critic

How often do you body check? By body checking I mean, looking in the mirror many times thought the day, picking on your physical appearance and pinching and squeezing certain parts of your body.  How does doing this make you feel? Do yo feel stressed or does it make you feel better? If it gets…

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Perfection Isn’t Always Best

When I first started out on my journey, it was to do with fitness, but the main thing I did was to tell myself that I wasn’t restricting myself and that I was just dedicated to becoming my best self. The fact that I had to tell myself that I was living a balanced life…

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How You Look Is Not A Reflection Of Your Life

Changing your body and how you look doesn’t make your quality of life better.  If you sit there and think you feel great and have had a good day because you can see your abs or six pack, this isn’t a healthy way of thinking.  I was a person who weighed myself on a daily…

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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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