Eat your way to a healthier you

Tasty Turkey Burger

Oatmeal/Porridge: High in fibre, iron, vitamin K, magnesium, manganese, selenium, zinc, chromium, folic acid and other B vitamins. A great energy boost for breakfast, or any time of the day. Yoghurt: Rich in calcium, phosphorous, vitamin D, vitamin A, potassium, vitamin B-2, vitamin B-12, essential amino acids, zinc, plus pro-biotic bacteria. Yoghurt is great on cereal, with fruit, or in … Read More

Would we super-size everything?


The problems of being overweight and obese in Australian are widespread and increasing. In 2001 it was estimated that over 50% of the adult Australian population were overweight or obese, an increase of more than 25% since the decade previous. Overweight and obesity, at the individual level, is a complex interaction of many elements. At the level of the population, … Read More

Stand up to get fit and healthy


Are you sitting down to read this? If so, you may be engaging in one of the major health problems of the 22nd century! Sitting, as it turns out, burns little in the way of calories, and may well be the cause of the obesity ‘epidemic’ that we are struggling with in Australia at the moment. Our jobs and our leisure … Read More

Your success is only and mindset away


“To believe or not to believe, that is the question…” Let’s talk a little about your beliefs… What are beliefs?  A belief is our programming, our values, our system to understand ourselves and the world around us.  In many ways you become your beliefs.  If a person believes that he is fat, he has just created that future reality.  Many … Read More

Activity to keep the blues at bay


Feeling a little blue today? Go for a walk! Regular physical activity plays an important role in achieving and maintaining good mental health. Whether you are trying to beat the blues or treat more serious forms of mental illness, regular exercise or physical activity can help. Poor mental health poses a significant public health burden in Australia where it is … Read More

The big four reasons to do group fitness training


If you’ve been doing solo workouts for years and are looking for a change, or are completely new to exercise but just can’t bring yourself to go alone and put in hour after hour each week, one thing that you should consider is group fitness classes. Group classes are becoming more and more popular right now as many people are … Read More

Learn and understand the basics of recovery


Recovery from Exercise – Looking at what’s Best The human body operates most efficiently when it is in balance, or has achieved a state known as homeostasis. As such, optimal recovery means that all body systems have returned to the state they were in before exercise (homeostasis). However, for most avid exercisers, recovery is a limiting factor. The better you … Read More

5 easy ways to prepare for Spring


As Winter comes to an end and people start to come out of hibernation, your fitness and health goals sometimes take time to get going. Read these 5 tips to help you get back on board. 1.Motivation is key. Many people start out an exercise program with boundless enthusiasm, but have left it by the wayside after only a few … Read More

Are you really motivated for your fitness or weight loss training??


Why people do anything in life is a topic worth exploring.  In the case of toning and shaping your body, it is of the utmost importance to initially address this topic before going into a diet and exercise program. Many books will primarily focus on what to eat and how to perform various exercises.  Of course this is the meat … Read More

Break your fast to lose weight


It seems like a paradox, but eating actually can help you maintain a healthy weight and even lose a few kilos, especially when it comes to breakfast. Many of us skimp on this important first meal of the day, either because we’re in a rush or it seems like a good place to cut a few calories. Unfortunately, this usually … Read More