Stop The Snacking

Food is our main source of energy and if we skip meals to snack, our bodies are only going to function optimally.  Our energy will be low, our digestion will be out of sorts and we will bloat more frequently, our natural hunger cues can get messed up, we may feel grumpy and we may…

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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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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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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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