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New Year Same You?

Every year we get to January and hear a raft of ‘new year new me’ quotes plastered over social media….great. What is baffling is why we wait till the start of the new year to do so. Is there any difference between this week and...


Health Benefits of Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet is a way of eating rather than a strict diet plan. This style of diet emphasizes foods such as fish, fruits, vegetables, beans, whole-grains, nuts, herbs and spices. All of these foods are rich with monounsaturated fat, fibre and omega 3 fatty acids. Meat, cheese, sugar and...


How to Feed Your Cycle

A woman's hormonal cycle and its monthly fluctuations have a dramatic impact upon all systems and can influence motivation, strength, fuel-system utilization and overall recovery from training. The Menstruation-Follicular Phase During the time or immediately after menstruation Estrogen is on the rise, following a moment of Progesterone...


Small Steps, Big Gains

Steps?  What’s one thing that everyone can do, that is a low cost, and is a great way to stay active? Walking! (also your new best friend) Counting your steps in addition to completing the workouts we provide can be a crucial component to ensure that you...


Supplements to boost your immune system

We are not what we eat, we are what we absorb. Your immune system is a complex network of cells and proteins that defend the body against infection. The immune system keeps a record of every germ (microbe) it has ever defeated. When the microbe enters the body again...


What is PCOS?

  Ladies! Having a bit of a mood change? Do you suffer from irregular periods or hormonal acne? You may have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is a complex hormonal, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects up to 15% of women. It is the leading cause of...


Meet your body’s internal clock – Circadian Rhythm

What is the circadian rhythm? In essence, it is the body's own built-in clock, which runs on a 24-hour cycle of light and darkness. It moderates things such as; sleep, wake cycles, eating habits, neurotransmitters and stress. Circadian rhythm serves as the body's internal, genetically programmed, sense...