The 10 minute rule

The 10 minute rule is one that I obey every single day. This rule is one of the key things that gets me out of bed every morning. With out this rule I know I would be not be the happy healthy person I am today. To find out more about the 10 minute rule […]

Why you should revisit your childhood

Have you ever taken a moment to watch children in a playground? They run around with sheer delight, curiously exploring their environment. They hang from bars, climb on things, crawl through tunnels, swing through the air, slide, tumble, fall, balance and never stop to question if their bodies can do it. Sometimes it creates a […]

10 000 steps – easy peasy!

I received an activity tracker for Christmas. One that you sync with an app on your phone and it tells you how active you have been during the day and even how well you slept at night. I had an inkling that my level of activity wasn’t quite what it should be, despite exercising every […]

My Number One Tip to Living Longer and Being Happier

There is a growing body of evidence that you just can’t ignore; the more consistently you move your body every single day the more you reduce your morbidity and mortality. What’s even more important though is that whilst you are increasing your time on this planet, through regular exercise, you are also increasing the quality […]

Hate exercising? Two tips to get you moving!

We all know that we need to move our bodies to stay healthy and happy but what do you do if you hate exercising? When you dislike something it is very hard to make yourself do it, yet alone keep doing it. Exercise is one of those things that takes time, effort, energy and mental application. […]

Why exercise is NOT just about burning calories but more about eating healthy!

Many people think that exercising is all about burning calories so they can lose weight. We are bombarded with TV commercials all declaring that their new fandangle piece of exercise equipment will melt your fat away by burning more calories. Reality shows like The Biggest Loser are constantly driving contestants to the brink to ensure […]

Exercise can be bad for you!

Did you know that exercise can be bad for you? Well it can be and it is important to know when this is the case. Your body is under stress all day.  Chemicals such as Adrenaline, Norepinephrine and Cortisol are constantly being released into your blood stream. This cocktail of chemicals was useful back in […]

The 5 things that fit and healthy people DON’T do!

There is no quick fix or magic pill that is going to make you fit and healthy! If you ever hear any of these catch phrases; Fat that will just melt away Lose 5kg in one week Lose weight while you sleep Lose weight without exercising Washboard abs in 7 days Cellulite that disappears Then […]

Strength Workout #1 – Beginner

This strength workout is for an absolute beginner.  The only equipment that you will need is a workout band that you can get from any sport store or even Big W. The workout includes detailed instructions.  If you would like to print out a copy of this workout please click the link below. Strength Workout […]

Losing Weight: The Real Issue by Craig Harper

The Easy Part Losing weight is easy. Well, kind of. We’ve all done it. Most of us, anyway. What’s not easy, is keeping that weight off. Can I get an ‘amen’ on that? I’m sure this insight is no major revelation for most of you. On the difficulty scale (you know the one), losing weight […]