HEALTH & FITNESS
I was catching up with a friend the other night after a long time. We tend to have very structured catch ups – Life, family, boys, diet/health/weight is the order it tends to go.She was talking about doing everything to lose those last few kilos. You know the ones, the ones that JUST WON’T BUDGE no matter how healthy you’re eating and how much exercise you’re doing.
If you read the post all about my weekend in Byron Bay, you’d know I always like to do something out of the ordinary for my birthday. Honestly, I think it’s a subconscious yearning for a balance between wanting to hold onto my much-loved spontaneous youth and ensuring the day is special and memorable one.
I quit sugar for 10 days, and in all honesty, it wasn’t too bad. According to a Sydney University study, over 50% of Australians consume more than the maximum recommended daily intake of added sugars.
It’s no secret to get the best from your workout it shouldn’t be easy and you need to push yourself. But where’s the line between pushing yourself outside your comfort zone and straining your joints and muscles leading to injury?
It’s that time again – the start of a new year. As 2016 roles around, it has a different meaning for all of us. For some, it’s just another day, but for others, it marks a fresh start. January 1st is the home to New Years resolutions – the reason for the mosh pit on the gym floor!
You’re drinking the recommended two litres of water each day, you’re on board the latest superfoods trend; drinking your kale smoothie with extra protein powder, chia seeds and acai berries and you’re working out five or more times a week.