April 23, 2019

Finding The Right Yoga Class For You

With so many different styles of yoga available it can be overwhelming when trying to find the right one for you. However, given the myriad of health benefits of practicing yoga regularly, many agree that it’s well worth the hunt. The practice is especially kind to stiff achy joints. Recent studies have shown that yoga can help to improve flexibility and function in joints as well as lower stress levels,
May 3, 2019

The Benefits Of Working With a Personal Trainer At Any Age

Fitness goals can fall by the wayside at any stage of life. Injuries and changing physical conditions can make it particularly tough to commit to an exercise plan. Personal trainers can work with people at all fitness levels. They are fitness professionals who are trained to cater to people with secondary conditions such as arthritis.[1] Below are a few of the many benefits of working with a personal trainer, regardless
July 18, 2019

4 simple food swaps that to help keep your energy levels up

Wish your energy levels were higher? It all starts with your cells… If you regularly wake up tired, and then end each day sprawled out on the couch, you’ve probably wished for more energy. To make that happen, it helps to understand your body’s energy-production process. If you zoom in to a cellular level, you’ll find that every single cell in your body contains several little organelles called mitochondria.
June 24, 2020

Carrot & Kale Dhal by Brown Paper Bag Nutrition

 Prep/Cooking Time: 30 mins Serving Size: 4 serves Ingredients 2 tablespoons ghee 2 (400g) medium brown onions, sliced 3 (350g) carrots, grated 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tablespoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 6 curry leaves 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 1 tablespoons ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes 2 cups red lentils 3 cups water 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2 stalks (50g) kale, leaves
June 26, 2020

Sweet Potato, Pumpkin & Turmeric Soup by Jessica Cox Nutrition

This tasty soup by Jessica Cox is the perfect soul & gut soothing recipe to try this winter weekend. Prep Time: 30 mins Cooking Time: 70-80 mins Serving Size: 4 serves Ingredients 600 grams sweet potato, skin on 600 grams butternut pumpkin, skin on 20 grams turmeric root (or 1 tablespoon ground turmeric) 115 grams celery (2 stems) 900 mls quality bone broth or stock 1 teaspoon sea salt 1
June 26, 2020

Smokey Chocolate Cereal Bars by Sally O’Neil – The Fit Foodie

The perfect sweet chocolate treat from Sally O’Neil. Serving Size: 14 serves Ingredients 2 tablespoons coconut oil 200 g (1 cup) pitted prunes, finely chopped 180 g (2/3 cup) natural peanut or almond butter 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup 160 g (1 cup) smoked almonds, coarsely chopped 30 g (1 cup) puffed brown rice 30 g (1/4 cup) cacao nibs 40 g (1/4 cup) pepitas (pumpkin seeds) 150 g
July 10, 2020

Red Lentil Pasta with Mushrooms, Silverbeet & Bechamel Sauce by Sami Bloom

Are you looking for a delicious pasta dish to add to your repertoire? Try this delicious recipe by Sami Bloom. Prep/Cooking Time: 50 mins Serving Size: 3 serves Ingredients 250 g red lentil pasta, boiled according to package 1/2 bunch silverbeet chopped 150 g Mushrooms sliced in quarters 2 cloves garlics minced 1/2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil BECHAMEL SAUCE 1/4 butternut pumpkin sliced, no skin, baked on 200 C
October 12, 2020

The Best Environment for a Solid Healthy Sleep

Sleep arrives in response to a delicate balance of hormones that shut off your mind and sink you deep into slumber. These hormones that induce and maintain sleep are released in response to external triggers in your environment. Creating such an environment is called sleep hygiene and is essential for those of you who struggle to fall asleep, stay asleep and wake refreshed. Here are 5 ways to promote healthy