If you’ve been following our journey on Instagram, you’ll have a pretty good idea of what our holidays look like so, we’ve roped in a friend who loves to travel and knows a thing or two about staying healthy and active on the road.  If you’ve got any secret tips for healthy holidays, we’d love to…

I often refer to anxiety and depression in a single breath but the two are vastly different… as are the tools I use to manage them. What is anxiety?  While there are many types of anxiety disorder, Generalised Anxiety Disorder is defined by Black Dog Institute as “overwhelming and persistent worry about several or many…

You’ve seen it on Instagram. You’ve seen it on tank tops. I’m just here for the savasana. Hell yeah! Although my students rarely leave before savasana, I’ve heard it’s common. When I talk about this phenomenon with other teachers or long-term yogis, they look quizzical and say something like, “but it’s the best bit!” The…

Protein isn’t just for the gym junkies! When we hear the word ‘protein’, most people associate it with gym junkies. While protein is responsible for building and repairing muscle, it also contains the essential enzymes and hormones you need to feel healthy inside and out. Protein contributes to the health of your blood and bones, and…

Delayed Onset of Muscle Soreness or DOMS, is the soreness in your muscles you sometimes feel after a strenuous workout or an activity that engages different muscle to those you most frequently use. Everyone experiences DOMS differently – some may feel this pain frequently when they exercise, and others may feel it very rarely. Some people…

Cardio or weights; that is the question. Specifically, which one is more effective for weight loss? Often we hear that cardio = weight loss and weight training = muscle gain.  But, like so many things in life, it’s not quite that simple. Feel the burn For cardio to be effective for weight loss, you need to…

If there’s one question I ask clients repeatedly, it’s “how much water have you drunk today?”  Some days I feel like a broken record. But seriously, the body is 60-70% water, making hydration vital for optimum health and wellbeing! Water, the ultimate health tonic You can go weeks, months even, without food. But, deprived of…

Our bodies mirror the seasons. Although here in Brisbane the changes are subtle, the impact on body and mind can be significant. As the mornings become cooler, the days shorter and the wind stronger, you may notice that your skin and hair is drier, your metabolism and digestion is slower. Perhaps you’re lacking focus, finding…

I’m not shy about my love for the TRX. But the first time I saw a set of suspension straps I was sceptical. How could something so flimsy provide a challenging and effective workout? Invented by a former US Navy SEAL, the TRX Tactical Suspension Trainer™ bodyweight system is designed to be used anywhere, anytime…

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