Are you in love with your body?

A piece of research I read when doing my thesis many years ago always stayed with me…89% of obese people who lost their excess weight would prefer to be blind than be obese again. That really...

Holiday with a difference

I had always been aware of Club La Santa in Lanzarote but didn’t know a lot about it. When we were looking for a holiday for mid-term I decided to check it out and was impressed with what I saw. I...

Ditch the Scales!

“Ditch the scales” aren’t usually words you hear from a weight loss expert but they are words based on many years of experience helping clients lose weight. There are a few reasons I...

Inspiring Vegan Christmas Recipes

I love this time of year and always enjoy trying out some new vegan dishes for our Christmas day celebration.  I still haven’t decided what I’ll do this year (yes, I know only 5 more sleeps –...

Top Ten Healthy Gift Ideas

If you want to give a gift that lasts beyond Christmas then a gift that helps someone create a healthier lifestyle is the perfect one!  Here are my top 10 suggestions for you: Stocking fillers –...

Visualise Your Way to a Healthy Weight

Your idea about who you are shapes way more about you, your diet, your health and your life than you could ever imagine. We all have ‘factual’ statements about who we are “I’m the kind of...

10 steps to a healthier diet

Food not only fuels our body, it is also used to form every cell in our bodies.  It really makes sense then to think about our food choices and choose wisely!  Here are 10 steps to help you up your...

How can I fit exercise in with young children?

Are you like many women I talk to that tell me how active they were pre-kids but find it very difficult to get back to pre-kids fitness? I know there are women out there who bounce back extremely...

Tips for staying healthy on holiday

Holidays are generally great for our mental well-being, it is so refreshing to get a break from the daily routine and have quality time with a partner or family. As we often associate holidays with...

The secret to healthy meals…

This past weekend I got distracted with the sunshine and didn’t do my meal planning for the week and I really feel the difference ….and it’s only Tuesday.  Planning meals ahead...

Are Green Smoothies a Fad?

Green smoothies are a powerful way to enhance your health and your energy levels. Basically they are made up of fruits, green leafy vegetables and some liquid. They were made popular by Ann Wigmore...

Losing Weight by Using Your Mind!

With Easter just around the corner, we know summer isn’t far away. If thoughts of summer normally leave you dreading baring all in shorts or on the beach then read on for some tips of how you can...

A simple way to happiness…

Like most of you, I grew up knowing it was important to give thanks. However, back then it was more out of a fear of being ‘given out to’ if I didn’t show my manners than any understanding why!

Steps to weight loss – part 4 Mindset

“Claim your power, see yourself from a different perspective, stop holding onto the past, look ahead in a new direction, Take your glory and run” Oprah 1) Choose to let go of past experiences...

Steps to weight loss – part 3 Movement

In my last two blogs I talked about how you can set yourself up for successful weight loss by getting prepared by getting clear on your vision and getting organised in the kitchen. The remaining two...

Steps to weight loss – part 2 Food

In my last blog I talked about how you can set yourself up for successful weight loss by getting prepared and we focused on Vision.   As I mentioned I like to break it down into four parts –...

Steps to weight loss – part 1 Vision

When it comes to trying to lose weight, do you: Decide you will start again on Monday and not think much about it until Monday rolls around Decide you will start again on Monday and indulge while you...

7 steps to a healthy morning routine

The best way to get off to a good start in your day is to create a healthy morning routine. I find the days I get up that little bit earlier and do the suggestions below my day definitely goes more...

8 reasons to consider doing strength exercises

I used to be a cardio junkie (and probably still would be if I had the time!) but with 2 young children, a busy job and 2 knee surgeries, cardio has taken a back seat to strength training over the...

Vision boards

Whoever I am working with, be it a 1-1 client or a group, I always encourage them to develop a vision board to help get really clear on their goals. Its one thing having goals in your head or even...

How to choose the best blender for smoothies

Well the good news is that buying a blender is a lot easier than buying a juicer! However, putting some time into getting the right one will make your smoothie making a lot more enjoyable. Here are a...

How to choose a juicer

There seems to be a growing interest in juicers and I am often amazed how mainstream it is getting – the people I least expect to be juicing often start telling me about the benefits they get from...

Let’s get physical…

Physical activity has been recognised as essential to our health and well-being as far back as Hippocrates… “All parts of the body which have a function, if used in moderation and exercised in...