Integrative Nutrition
9:38 AM

5 Simple Systems to Help Reach Your Goals

We all have big dreams and long to-do lists but why is it that some people are so good at actually accomplishing things, while others constantly feel like they’re struggling to catch up? Read More
3:07 AM

Planning and preparation - your key to success

Success typically comes to those who are best prepared. This holds true in all areas of life. So how do we prepare? Preparation requires goal setting, evaluation (you must first know where you are before you can figure out how to get where you want to go), and planning. Once the planning is done, it is time to do the doing. Read More

3:00 AM

Inactivity in women over 30 greater health risk than smoking

t’s not what size your body is but what you do with it’- Lack of exercise overtakes obesity and smoking in biggest risk factor for heart disease in women over 30. This has been reported in an Australian study recently released. The study looked at the data on heart disease risk and what conditions contributed to risk throughout different ages and population groups. Previous research had resulted in the knowledge that high body weight, smoking, high blood pressure and physical inactivity are all risk factors for heart disease. This study specifically looked at how these risk factors changed over the lifespan of Australian women. The researchers from the Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity and Health at the University of Queensland followed the health of more than 30,000 women born in the 1920s,1940s and 1970s. Read More

9:03 PM

So why do people quit?

Since I have been in the fitness industry I have realised that so many people quit exercising , almost within weeks of getting started. These reasons vary from person to person but in general I can pin it down to not having any support or motivation, limited or no time to exercise, plain old boredom sets in, or there are the ones who try and do too much too soon, you know the type and then of course there are those who spent the past 10 years putting on 15kg but now that they have decided to change they want to get results tomorrow! Only yesterday I was speaking to a lady and she said that she gets started all guns a blazing for the first two weeks and then she falls back off the wagon every time. "Let's face it we all have the same number of hours in the day, but it is how we choose to use them that makes the difference." So let’s take a look at the reason why so many people quit and what we can do about it so that you can end the vicious cycle and attain your fitness goal. Read More