My Health Philosophy

2018-02-05T21:29:32+08:006 February 2018|Categories: EAT, LIVE, MOVE|Tags: , , , , , |

Hey Guys!

I’m excited to share with you my current personal health philosophy. I originally published this post four years ago but my health philosophy has changed so much since then that I wanted to completely re-write it. Over the years I have learnt that I need to balance the following ten areas in my life to be optimally healthy and maintain a body I can feel good in.

Eat Well

1. Eat Nourishing Real Food

  • 90% of the time I like to eat foods that are highly beneficial to my body. These foods are: vegetables, fruits, meat, fish, eggs, dairy, whole grains and natural fats.
  • 10% or less

My Approach to Eating

2018-02-23T21:17:22+08:0018 May 2015|Categories: EAT|Tags: , , , |

my approach to eating Photo: Focus on images

My diet has progressed from me having no idea what I was doing in my teens, to being overly strict in my early-twenties, to now in my mid-twenties being a little more relaxed. I now understand that being overly-obsessive with your diet can cause guilt, anxiety and affect your social life, which is just as detrimental to your health and well-being as a bad diet.

I have also learnt that being a food perfectionist is unnecessary to reach my goals. In my experience, you can

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

2014-10-13T08:00:00+08:0013 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+08:0022 September 2014|Categories: LIVE, MOVE|Tags: , |

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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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