Freedom From The Scales
Freedom From The Scales

There’s alot of unnessary pressure when you are convinced your health and happiness relies on a number on the scales. Many people have an ideal weight that they work towards. It’s that magic number in your head that symbolises the point where you’ll achieve health, confidence and happiness. We long for that idealised ‘future body’…

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Body Fat V’s Muscle
Body Fat V’s Muscle

We’re always using the scales as a measure of fat loss when really we need to remember that we are made up of so much more than just fat! 1kg of muscle weighs exactly the same as 1kg of fat, however muscle takes up less space in your body compared to fat. Meaning that although…

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HIIT… Training Next Level
HIIT… Training Next Level

HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is a training technique in which you give one hundred percent maximum effort through fast and intense bursts of exercise, followed by short periods of recovery or active recovery. This type of training gets and keeps your heart rate up and burns more fat in less time as it increases…

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Beating the CRAVE
Beating the CRAVE

One of the biggest challenges we face when trying to lose weight, is the craving of foods that sabotage our best efforts. Why does it happen? Contrary to popular belief, we don’t actually crave foods because our bodies actually need a nutrient that happens to be in that food.  Or maybe we just want to…

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Restless legs? Muscles cramping? You may be low in Magnesium!
Restless legs? Muscles cramping? You may be low in Magnesium!

Magnesium is an essential mineral used in over 300 biochemical processes within the body.  Magnesium is essential in times of stress and supports healthy moods.  It also relaxes your muscles and plays a key role in energy production.  This important mineral also helps your heart by supporting healthy blood pressure and blood sugar levels, as…

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Water’s Important Role in the Body
Water’s Important Role in the Body

Water is essential for nearly every part of the human body function. It’s the transport system which moves nutrients around the body and carries out waste. Water breaks down food, keeps your body temperature balanced and keeps your skin elastic.  We can live for weeks without food but only a few days without water.  The…

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EPOC –  Training for the “Afterburn”
EPOC – Training for the “Afterburn”

What is E.P.O.C? Excess Post-exercise Oxygen Consumption After we warm up and begin a greater intensity of exercise, our body must choose which energy system to use based on our intensity level. During this time, it starts taking in more oxygen until we get our “second wind” and our oxygen demands are eventually met. This…

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