General Health & Fitness

What have you given up for your low carb lifestyle? Celebrating with a few drinks is great (even if it’s just celebrating the end of the week), but it’s easy to feel guilty about it when you’re following a low carb lifestyle. Well you’ll be very pleased to know that there are options for when you want… View Article
Have you just started off on your low-carb lifestyle and are wondering what vegetables are the best to eat? Or maybe you’ve been doing it for a while now and are looking for some inspiration and something a little different. Check out our list of 50 vegetables under 5g of carbs or less per 100g in… View Article
What could be better than a bowl of great pasta and glass of red wine? The only problem for those of us who have chosen a low carb lifestyle is the pasta, so all we’re left with is the wine (which is not always a bad thing). But Anna has put together this list of… View Article
Crunchy, smooth, super crunchy…. What’s your favourite kind of peanut butter? You might have sworn off peanut butter because of its high fat, salt or sugar content, but we have some great news for you, there are some good ones – and we’ve picked them out for you! Perfect on your morning slice of Protein… View Article
Bread has been the staple of Australian diets since we were kids. Like me, you probably had a couple of slices of toast for breakfast (my favourite was with vegemite), a sandwich (or two) for lunch and maybe another one for an afternoon snack when you get home from school. The desire for bread has… View Article
How often have you been sitting at your desk at 2.57pm feeling like you could easily just put your head down for a sneaky afternoon nap? No matter how much you love your job, everyone’s had those days before. Below are some helpful tips to keep energy up all day.
Nutrition Australia has just released a new Healthy Eating Pyramid! I’m sure you’re all familiar with the old one (shown to the left), but Nutrition Australia have now released a new pyramid which aligns with the Dietary Guidelines that were released in 2013. There are some major changes to the new pyramid that Nutrition Australia has produced… View Article
We often become fixated on calories and macronutrients (proteins, carbs, & fats) for physical function and energy expenditure. How many of you ‘count’ your calories in the hope that you are in a deficit and burning off fat? Perhaps it’s the amount of training or physical exercise that helps boost this deficit, or perhaps it’s… View Article
Avocados are amazing. Everyone knows it, and those who don’t just don’t want to admit it. They do amazing things for you body, they’re a great replacement for butter on bread, they’re an easy addition to sandwiches, salads, breakfasts and toast…  The list is almost endless to what they can do and how they can… View Article
As a Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, I often see my members pushing themselves week after week, and not always seeing the results they want. The problem is often BURNOUT, both on a physical and emotional level. The answer resides in knowing when to rest and how to get your mojo back when you… View Article
Ever tried to start a fitness routine, only to give up or stop a week later? We’ve all been there. Starting something is such an important step, but there is an even harder step later on as you try to maintain your new found excitement for an exercise routine. For many of our wonderful customers,… View Article