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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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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Stress and Anxiety

Stress and anxiety is something that many of us suffer with. Stress is a situation that causes us constant worry.  Stress can occur in a variety of forms, such as long hours working, pressure, family or money worries.  Stress has a huge affect on our physical health and wellbeing.  The hormones Cortisol and Epinephrine are…

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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 Begins Each Morning

When it came to the weekends, I used to feel anxious because I was out of my routine in terms of fitness and nutrition.  This was actually a warning that my diet wasn’t sustainable.  The problem with diets is that you can pick and choose when you want to do them which is a problem. …

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I Am Not Dieting, I Am Practicing Self-Control

Sometimes you have to let go off the control.  In terms on control, it could be: Food Weight Training Sleep Work These things dictated my life. I missed out on experiences and lost perspective of life.  Exercise and maintaining a good diet are a good way to take control but only to an extent.  They…

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It’s Not A Race, It’s A Journey

Calorie cycling more commonly known as calorie shifting is an eating pattern that allows us to go from low calorie and high calorie periods.  Calorie shifting enables you to eat all the foods that you want to, it is just the number of calories that you eat on certain days differ.  Calorie cycling can help…

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How To Beat The Bloat!

Bloated? Bloating is a normal thing to happen to our body. It can be due to eating something that your body doesn’t agree with, travelling or even during the time of the month. However, there are a few things that we can do to beat the bloat.  Here are some tips below: Keep an eye…

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All Or Nothing

If the methods are unsustainable, then the results are unsustainable.  I have learnt that you can only get so far by having an all or nothing mentality. You can smash your workouts on a daily basis, drink your 2 litres of water every day and sleep for 7-9 hours a night, however the moment you do…

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I’m In A Relationship With Food

You know whats healthier than kale? Having a good relationship with food. As we grow and develop, what we want out of a relationship with food changes.  We go through different phases of the types of foods we eat. We have moved from #cleaneating to #caloriesmatter, to now let us all enjoy the food for…

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