HIIT Workout – Total Body Tabata Workout

2014-12-12T11:05:49+00:00 12 December 2014|Categories: MOVE|Tags: , , , |

This workout involves alternating a cardiovascular exercise with a resistance training exercise. It delivers a lot of benefits in a short amount of time – a high calorie burn, improving your fitness and improving your muscle strength and tone. Tabata training is a type of interval training where you exercise for twenty seconds and then rest for ten. You repeat this eight times, which will take you 4 minutes. This is one round of Tabata; however, in the workout below you are alternating two exercises in each round of Tabata, rather than just the one exercise 8 times.

HIIT Workout – Total Body Circuit

2014-12-05T07:25:44+00:00 5 December 2014|Categories: MOVE|Tags: , , , |


I am going to start posting my HIIT (high-intensity-interval-training) workouts. I do about two a week and I thought it would be good to post them on here, so that:

a) Other people (you, my blog followers!) can give them a go, and

b) I will have them all recorded in one spot so I can look back on them when needing some workout ideas!

Give the following circuit a go. I can guarantee it will get your heart rate up and work your whole body.

Health Benefits to Owning a Dog

2014-11-24T09:00:00+00:00 24 November 2014|Categories: LIVE, MOVE|Tags: , |


I am so excited about writing this post! I absolutely LOVE my dog. He is an Australian Shepherd named Happy. Being such a dog lover, my ears have always pricked up when I have heard research on why it’s actually beneficial to your well-being to own a dog. Read on for a few reasons why it’s good to have a pooch in your family.

My Health Philosophy

2014-10-27T08:00:00+00:00 27 October 2014|Categories: EAT, LIVE, MOVE|Tags: , , , , |

Your body is a reflection of your lifestyle quote Photographer: Darren Wirth Photography

Updated August 2015.

I believe a health philosophy should include these three aspects:

1. Always open to tweaking. The research and science is always changing. So should your health philosophy.
2. Personal. What works for someone else won’t necessarily work for you. Yes, there are some general principles and lifestyle factors that should be a part of everyone’s health philosophy, like eating a large amount of vegetables and being regularly physically active; however, I think when

My Journey to the Stage Part 2: I did it!

2014-10-13T08:00:00+00:00 13 October 2014|Categories: LIVE, MOVE|Tags: , , , |

In 2014, after much observation and research into competing, and inspiration from a close friend who competed in her first show, I decided to commit again to preparing for a fitness competition. If you haven’t read about my first attempt at preparing for a competition, check out My Journey to the Stage Part 1. I felt like I had found an enjoyable, balanced and healthy approach to getting lean. I decided to be my own coach and to try have a relaxed approach, viewing this experience

Wellness Warriors and Gym Junkies

2014-09-22T08:00:29+00:00 22 September 2014|Categories: LIVE, MOVE|Tags: , |

zoedaly beach yoga

I have observed there are generally two different lifestyle groups amongst females at the moment. There are ‘Wellness Warriors’ and there are ‘Gym Junkies’. I understand that I am stereotyping a bit. Most people are more along a spectrum of these two extremes, but there are definitely some at either end.

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