Four Reasons Why Walking is the Most Underrated Exercise

I’ll admit it. I used to think walking as a form of exercise was about as exciting as painting a brick wall repetitively for six hours. I used to weigh it up with other forms of sweat-inducing exercises like sprints or a HIIT workout, where I would finish the session feeling exhausted yet accomplished. Walking,Continue reading “Four Reasons Why Walking is the Most Underrated Exercise”

Combining Alcohol and Weight-loss: Is it Possible?

Most of us all have a desire to lose weight at some point in our lives. We might spend hours slugging it out on the treadmill, avoiding high-calorie meals, and drinking smoothies the colour of Shrek to help us shed the kilos throughout the week. It is also very common for people to eat andContinue reading “Combining Alcohol and Weight-loss: Is it Possible?”

Are You Doing Enough Physical Activity and How Can You Do More?

It is indisputable that physical activity has a plethora of health benefits. These advantages are well-understood and range from reducing your risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and some cancers, to protecting against the development of debilitating mental health problems such as depression. Despite the clear link between physical exercise and positive health outcomes, nearly 1Continue reading “Are You Doing Enough Physical Activity and How Can You Do More?”

How To Stop Worrying About What Other People Think

It’s never a good idea to be completely apathetic about other people’s opinions of you. If that were the case, you probably wouldn’t bother helping anyone out, and you might spend your days hedonically consuming recreational drugs, wearing hideous clothing and eating buckets of fried chicken for breakfast. Caring about what other people think ofContinue reading “How To Stop Worrying About What Other People Think”

The Benefits of Strength Training

Gone are the days where the only people you see lifting weights at the gym are those impossibly muscly men who seem to inhale protein powder like it’s oxygen. You know the stereotype, the men with gigantic biceps popping out of tiny singlet straps, who are often heard groaning passionately in front of the mirrorContinue reading “The Benefits of Strength Training”

The practice of intuitive eating and why it might just change your relationship with food

Let’s face it, if you’re reading this article then the chances are you have been on a diet. It’s only human to want to improve ourselves in any way possible, and one of the more common changes we want most is weight loss. If you’ve been on any type of diet, whether that be keto,Continue reading “The practice of intuitive eating and why it might just change your relationship with food”

Healthy and Simple Meal Ideas Under 500 Calories

Want to eat something low in calories that isn’t just chicken and broccoli? You’ve come to the right place. I always detest visiting recipe web-pages or blog posts where they have a two thousand word essay about the history of the meal they prepared before showing the recipe. They often go into so much detailContinue reading “Healthy and Simple Meal Ideas Under 500 Calories”

The Pro’s and Cons of Fitness Challenges

It’s still relatively early in the new year and that means one thing: everyone is trying to improve themselves. The silly season of debauchery, over-consumption of alcohol, neglect for nutritious foods, and an inclination for terrible health decisions is drawing to an end. Resolutions are in full swing and we’re all trying to make someContinue reading “The Pro’s and Cons of Fitness Challenges”

How I made the most of 2020

There has probably already been an inundation of articles written about the earth-shattering and bewildering year that was 2020, and to add anything novel or noteworthy to the discourse would be a monumental task. Whilst it was undoubtedly a tumultuous year filled with more headlines than we could absorb and truly terrible stories of griefContinue reading “How I made the most of 2020”

The beginning of my health and fitness journey

Growing up, I always enjoyed playing sport. I played competitive tennis all throughout my schooling and university days, and even had a gap year after uni to play tennis tournaments around the state for small amounts of money (by no means was it at a professional level). I was the daughter of two tennis coachesContinue reading “The beginning of my health and fitness journey”