Category: Fitness

How to Overcome Gym Anxiety

Great, you’ve decided that today’s the day that you’ll go to the gym. It’s 12pm now, but you’ll go at 8pm. You promise yourself that. It’s now 7:30pm and somehow you’re nervous about going to the gym. At 7:50pm you decide that you’ll wait till tomorrow. We’ve all been there at some point. Everyone has ….

10 Reasons You Have Hit A Plateau On A Low Carb Diet

Have you reached a plateau on a low carb, high fat diet? Here are some of my TOP TIPS to help you break through that plateau and start seeing results again! Many people are switching to a low carb, high fat way of eating for health reasons. But many people also switch to this way ….

5 Tips For Staying Healthy While Traveling

I’ve been out in the Minneapolis area for the past week for work and you guys…I’m pretty freaking’ impressed with how healthy I’ve been able to be. Normally when I travel I use it as an excuse to eat whatever I want and skip workouts but for this trip I really wanted to do my ….

Why Bother With Clean Eating?

Last week two things came my way that inspired this blog post from me.  Firstly, although I hardly ever watch TV (not out of principal, only because French TV is not really my thing, and I’m too lazy to spend time channel surfing), I saw that Sean Penn/Susan Sarandon flick “Dead Man Walking” and it ….

Kickstart your Fitness

New year is about to come and many of us will be reevaluating our lifestyles and wanting to make healthy changes.  But sometimes we can have a goal in mind but not know where to start. When beginning a journey to health and fitness it’s important to start where you are and take baby steps ….

6 Secrets To Get Fit After Baby

The tried and tested way to get rid of that mummy tummy once and for all and regain your shape after pregnancy. Discover my 6 secrets to fit after baby. There is no doubt – having children causes some drastic changes to our bodies.  It can be empowering whilst pregnant but then quite disappointing once ….

Elliptical Vs Treadmill for Cardio – Which is Better?

When you walk into most gyms and health clubs these days, you’ll notice all of the different types of weight training equipment and cardio machines to help get you looking trim, toned, and terrific. When it comes to cardio equipment, the traditional treadmill has a rival in Elliptical trainers. In fact it’s now common to ….

How To Deal With Being Overweight

Thin may be in but fat is where it’s at – I read this on a chubby young woman’s t-shirt years ago and have always remembered it. I saw it, and still do, as a rejection of the moaning that goes on over how we look in this society. It made me smile – widely. We do ….

How to get the most out of Peppermint Essential Oil

Essential oils are getting popular, but I’m leery of outlandish claims. I myself have experienced some great benefits from using essential oils, yet I’m skeptical about some of the claims that many people make about them. I believe in honesty when it comes to natural remedies and am not likely to fall for gimmicks or ….

12 Baby Steps to Optimal Health

People are different. What works for one person may not work for the next. Some people (like myself) prefer to dive in head first, make changes right away and quit everything cold turkey. Others prefer the longer, slower approach. They like to dip their toes into the water first, then walk slowly into it and ….