My Favourite 6 Fitness & Health Apps

2015-07-13T09:03:54+00:00 13 July 2015|Categories: EAT, LIVE, MOVE|Tags: , , , , , , , |

my favourite fitness and health apps

I personally love using technology to help me with my fitness goals. These apps provide me with motivation, organisation, education and save me time. Here is a list of my must-have free health and fitness apps:

1) My Fitness Pal

What it does: This app tells you the calorie, macronutrient and micronutrient information of just about every food you can think of. This calorie counting app is useful for eating a specific amount of calories so you can reach your goal, whether for muscle gain or fat loss.

What I use it

A Message for All ‘Fit Chicks’: You are Good Enough.

2015-06-15T09:00:03+00:00 15 June 2015|Categories: LIVE|Tags: , , |

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I know so many girls and women who are incredibly dedicated to living a healthy lifestyle. They read blogs, listen to podcasts, buy books and go to presentations to learn all they can about the best way to eat and exercise. They are constantly in their kitchen cooking healthy food, scheduling time to workout every week and carrying around their BPA-free bottles with them everywhere they go.

Despite this, at times they can still hear the voice saying, ‘I’m not good enough’.

Are you familiar with any of these thoughts? I should

The Healthy Highlights of Honolulu

2017-07-10T19:31:37+00:00 8 June 2015|Categories: LIVE|Tags: , , , , |

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Aloha!

Honolulu is the largest city in Hawaii, located on Oahu, one of the eight larger islands that makes up the state. I holidayed for a lovely week here in April with my hubby. We spent the majority of our time in Waikiki – the touristy part where you can find lots of hotels, restaurants, shops and sheltered (though crowded) beaches.

I found Hawaii to have a very healthy vibe in general. With such beautiful scenery and weather, it is very enticing to do

3 Simple Weight-loss Tips

2017-07-10T19:32:12+00:00 25 May 2015|Categories: EAT, LIVE, MOVE|Tags: , , , , , , |

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You’re probably going to think these tips are all things you’ve heard before, but I urge you not to glaze over them! They really do make a huge impact on your health and weight.

1. Do something active every day.
Find something you enjoy so you won’t skip it! Yes, resistance training and high intensity interval training (HIIT) are the most effective forms of exercise for dropping body fat, but if you can’t stand them you can still get good results from other types of exercise. The best type

Tips for Healthy Weight-Gain

2015-05-04T09:00:07+00:00 4 May 2015|Categories: EAT, LIVE, MOVE|Tags: , , , , |

yoga outdoors Yoga, a form of low intensity exercise which won’t cause excessive stress on the body or a high calorie burn. Photographer: Focus on Images.

I know most people are wanting advice about the opposite: how to lose weight. Over the years, however,  I have come across people who are wanting to gain weight. The most common examples are teenage boys wanting to look a little less skinny and people recovering from a sickness or stressful period in their lives which caused them to lose weight. Here are my top healthy weight-gaining

Thank you for Subscribing!

2017-07-10T19:37:02+00:00 10 February 2015|Categories: LIVE|Tags: , , |

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Today my blog hit fifty subscribers! I want to say a heartfelt, genuine, dinky-di thank you to all fifty of you for choosing to hear what I have to say each week. It blows me away! Thank you for supporting and encouraging me as a I do what I love – sharing the health and fitness message, writing and helping others! By my one year anniversary, my goal is to reach 100 subscribers, I would love it if you could share my blog with anyone you know who may be interested. Thanks again! 🙂

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My New Year’s Resolutions

2015-01-16T02:31:58+00:00 16 January 2015|Categories: LIVE|Tags: , , |

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I apologise for being very late with my New Year’s Resolution post! My excuse is I’ve been on a snowboarding trip with my hubby in Europe. The good thing about that in terms of my New Year’s resolutions, however, is that I’ve had a lot of time to think about them. So, here they are. You’ll notice I have a plan after each resolution. I really see a New Year’s resolution as a long term

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