Proven Benefits of Improving Your Posture

Do you remember way back when you were a kid and your parents and/or grandparents were constantly reminding you: “sit up straight”…. “don’t slouch in your chair”….  “chest out, shoulders back”…? Do you ever feel any physical sensations, (now that you’re an adult), like an aching back…. tension in your shoulders…. reduced joint mobility and…

How to Get the Best out of Your Fitness Program

So what is it exactly, that you really want to achieve?Have you ever really even asked yourself that question? Define Your Goal: Ultimately, to get the best out of your fitness program, it’s best to know specifically, what you want to achieve. Do you want to improve your general cardiovascular fitness, or do you want…

Triumph Over Your Eating Triggers

Emotions, locations, relationships and sensations…. They can all trigger our desire to eat & sometimes that can result in overeating, or an all-out binge-fest!! Do you know the signs & how to deal with them?? The Gorgeous Girls in my ELEVATE! Program do!! Emotional Triggers: Do you turn to food when you’re feeling upset, pressured,…

Things I’ve Learned: How to Live Fit

#thingsivelearned When you start any new exercise program, you need to do it with the INTENTION of actually BEING FIT…. for the rest of your life!! Make Exercise Your New ‘Normal’: You see, in order to maintain fitness once you’ve established it, you will need to incorporate exercise into your lifestyle, as a normal, everyday…

Things I’ve Learned: Courage, Comfort & Combating the Kilos

Hey Gorgeous Girls…. If you’ve been checking out my social media feeds over the past few weeks, there’s been a little bit of a theme emerging…. not an intentional direction on my part, just one that seems to have developed quite organically. It’s also been coming through quite strongly in a few Facebook Groups that…

QandA: Leaky Gut? What The….?!!

One of my beautiful clients  asked me the other day about Leaky Gut Syndrome…. so, I thought i’d share some ‘easily digestible’ information with everyone. (Pardon the pun)!! Lol!! What’s THAT All About?!?! Our intestines have a natural mucosal lining that helps food move easily through the digest process, and also acts as a ‘gatekeeper’….

How Focussing on Yourself Can be the Most Selfless Act of Giving

Ask not what you could do for others, but what you should do for yourself! Being a ‘better’ person isn’t just about performing ‘selfless acts’ and ‘serving’ the people around us. Sometimes, the most selfless act we can perform, is focussing inwards and enhancing our own levels of personal happiness. Seeing and impacting the world…

Mythbusting 101: Resistance Workouts Won’t Make you ‘Bulk Up’.

No, no, no Gorgeous Girls….. resistance workouts WON’T make you ‘bulk up’ like a bodybuilder or make you look like a man!!  Resistance workouts result in a range of health benefits that you shouldn’t shy away from. ‘Bulking up’ or looking too ‘masculine’ is a common fear experienced by women taking their first steps towards…

Things I’ve Learned – Weight Loss is Not Linear

Weight Loss Is Not Linear   Weight loss is not linear! Back in the early days of my lifestyle evolution, hopping on the scales was a pretty nerve-wracking ritual. Each Monday morning, I’d psych myself up…. hoping, wishing, praying, that the scales would somehow confirm that I’d been ‘good’…. that all my healthy eating and…

Get Your Fix of Fabulous Fibre

These days, so many people are becoming obsessed with eliminating carbohydrates from their diets. Unfortunately they often overlook some of the really important health benefits that come along with that essential macronutrient. Dietary fibre in particular, has some amazing properties and should be included as part of a well balanced eating plan. 1. Where Can…