Why aren’t I losing weight on a 1200 calorie diet?

Why aren’t I losing weight on a 1200 calorie diet?

If I had a dollar for every time a client has told me they’ve gone on a 1200 calorie diet and failed, I could retire! So many women believe that it’s a failure on their part. They think that they’re lazy, unmotivated or too greedy to stick to a low calorie diet. But...

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How Busy Mums Find Time to Workout

How Busy Mums Find Time to Workout

When I was pregnant I naively envisioned long luxurious coffee playdates, plenty of sleeping and good long workout sessions every day. I don’t know why I even thought that was going to be possible, but wow wasn’t reality different!

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How To Stay Active In School Holidays

How To Stay Active In School Holidays

Let’s be honest – you probably don’t want to be fit and healthy just for you (although more power to you if you do!) You want to be a great example to your kids, so they can grow up fit and healthy.

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Which Is More Important – Nutrition or Exercise?

Which Is More Important – Nutrition or Exercise?

One of the most common questions I hear as a personal trainer is whether nutrition or exercise is more important. People often expect that I will champion exercise as the hero, given that it’s my job! But my answer might surprise you.

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Easy Ways to Boost Your Energy (without Coffee!)

Easy Ways to Boost Your Energy (without Coffee!)

Some days (ok, many days), being a mum is exhausting. You have so much to do and only so much time to do it. So it’s not surprising that a lot of mums reach for coffee throughout the day. How can you kickstart your energy without relying on caffeine though?

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How To Set Goals You Can Smash

How To Set Goals You Can Smash

By this time of year, many people have given up on their resolutions. Some will just repeat the same process next year, but you want to make a real difference to your health this year. So how can you set goals that are actually achievable? Here are some tips for realistic goal-setting.

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Move Your Body & Free Your Mind

Move Your Body & Free Your Mind

I love this photo.   It means so many things to me.  A culmination of three years training since discovering the barbell.  Testing myself in ways I never had before.  It makes me think of how strong weightlifting has made me – and not the way you’d expect…. Guest blogger Jennifer Zeven shares her story.

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Let’s Get Pelvic Floor Strong

Let’s Get Pelvic Floor Strong

As mums, there is no doubt that you have been told that it is important to work your pelvic floor. But do you actually do it? Maybe you have in the past but no longer do for whatever reason? Maybe you think you are too far gone and well, bladder leakage is life now...

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10 Mum-Me Ways to Increase Movement in Your Day

10 Mum-Me Ways to Increase Movement in Your Day

Mum life is hectic. Not only are you trying to juggle all your balls, you are also trying to juggle all of your little persons balls (and sometimes not so little persons 🙄). You know you need to exercise, you start your day with the best of intentions, but often you...

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Have your Chocolate…And Eat it Too!

Have your Chocolate…And Eat it Too!

Usually at this time of year your social network apps become flooded with delicious looking chocolates, followed by guilt inducing posts of how many calories you need to burn to work off that egg. As mums, we have enough pressure and guilt placed upon us....

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