Transform Yourself For Summer

Summer is coming….. The thought of putting on a summer dress or even a bikini sends you into a panic.  But then so does the idea of beginning a diet or an exercise program which will make you miserable, depriving you of wine and chocolate and all your other favourites vices that get you through… Read More »

The Truth About Nuts!

The truth about NUTS! Nuts are rich in protein, dietary fiber and healthy fats. They are high in calories, most of the calories come from a mixture of saturated, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids, but primarily the latter two. This is why in certain diets they are a forbidden food and there is a common… Read More »

Me the kids and carbs!

I gave up my career as a Fitness Manager running a team of 15 personal trainers to have my kids and although I worked part time in between them I didn't really get back into working until my youngest started school, two years ago. By this time my husband had built a successful personal training… Read More »

Tuna and Avocado Salad

This is a great healthy, low carb, high protein salad that would be the perfect lunch on a non training day or in a wrap/pitta on a training day. Ingredients: 1 Tin of Tuna 1 Avocado 1/2 lemon, juice only 2-3 tsp Dijon mustard 1 Stalk of Celery 1-2 tbsp Fat Free Greek Yogurt 1/2… Read More »

Sweet Potato Lasagne With Greek Yogurt

Here is our healthier version of a family classic, sweet potato lasagne with greek yogurt. In this recipe we have replaced pasta with layers of thinly sliced sweet potato and swapped the traditional béchamel sauce with a mixture of greek yogurt and parmesan. Ingredients - Serves 4 1kg sweet potato 500grams turkey mince 2 bell… Read More »

Rolling to Recover

Foam Rolling and Self-Myofascial Release (SMR) In recent years foam rollers and SMR (self-myofascial release) have become increasingly more popular. This is probably due to more products becoming available from foam rollers to massage balls. It is important that the correct exercises are being performed which will reduce muscle soreness and tight spots in our… Read More »