Tips & Resources

Exercise

What’s all the fuss about resistance training?

The name resistance training comes from your muscles contracting against some form of external resistance to build strength and power. It’s also referred to as strength training or weight training. This resistance can be your bodyweight, or other physical objects like...

Recovery

Recovery is an important part of everyone’s health, and it is often the first thing that is de-prioritised for any of us who live quite busy lives. The definition of recovery is a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength; or the action or process of...

NEAT – How much you move really makes a difference

NEAT is the energy our body burns doing everything excluding keeping itself alive, processing the food we consume, and exercising. Your metabolism is always working to expend energy. The energy you expend in a day is called your total daily energy expenditure (TDEE)...

nutrition

What are Macros?

Macro’s is a term being thrown around a lot more now than in the past, but it is just relevant to body builders?? Macro’s, or macronutrients, is a term that’s being thrown around a lot more now than it has in the past, but what does it mean? Quite simply,...

Hydration

Water is literally transporting the good stuff into your cells and around your body, and transporting the bad stuff out of you and keeping your body functioning, so hydration needs to be at or very close to the top of everyone’s health priority list! I feel like we’ve...

The CHEAT meal

The ‘cheat’ meal - we’ve all heard of it, but where did it come from and can we PLEASE stop using this word to describe food!! I personally really dislike the name ‘cheat’ meal. It implies you’re ‘cheating’ on your good healthy nutritious diet with food that’s not so...

mindset

SMART Goals

I’m sure everyone’s heard about SMART goals, but I’m here to break down what they really are, why they are important, and how to go about creating them in order to set yourself up for success! Goals are a great way to keep you on track in what you’re trying to achieve...

I don’t have TIME!

The reality is, if the life of someone you loved depended on you doing something for an hour a day, two hours a day, look probably even three hours a day, you bet your bottom dollar that you’d make time for it - someone’s life depends on it! The same goes for...

Discipline vs Motivation

Motivation is extremely helpful to kick off a new habit, and trust me when I say if you have a good enough reason why, you’ll probably be a lot more successful than someone who doesn’t, but it’s not the most important thing… So many people get stuck on the idea of...

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