ALL ABOUT THE BOOTY… GROWING IT, SHRINKING IT, LIFTING IT

BOOTY! BOOTY! BOOTY! The booty or more properly known as the “glutes” are the muscles that make up our butt. It seems that we are all focusing on our glutes these days. Some of us are interested in growing the glutes. Other of us want to shrink our glutes. And, many of us are focused…

FOOD Q+A

Q+As are some of my favourite posts to read on blogs because it’s all opinions formed from experiences. I don’t want a company or a brand to tell me, “do this or that.” Instead, I love reading what works for other women and stealing others’ tips and tricks to apply to my life. I hope…

Photo Gallery of Amalfi

Most amazing trip with the most amazing people. All pictures taken by Elan Schnider or Dan Carter. I’ve shared enough on my instagram but here are some of the extra spectacular photo’s they took of the trip.     Elan Schnider: http://seeyoujustnow.com/ Dan Carter: http://dancarternow.com/      

Oven Roasted Whole Chicken Recipe

One of my favorite recipes has to be this oven roasted whole chicken and I have been making it for years! Not only is it an amazingly delicious meal (and comes with the sides all on one roasting tray) it also provides a good amount of left overs to use in other meals throughout the…

How To Rock Your First 10K!

Lace up your shoes, tighten that ponytail, and meet me at the start line!!! It’s race season!! Are you ready to tap into your competitive side?  I love participating in races. It give me a clear fitness goal to work towards and a killer adrenaline rush!  I’ve completed 5K and 10K races, a 24km Strong man run, and…

3 Ways To Be A Little Bit Healthier

Becoming healthier can seem intimidating and overwhelming. Shouldn’t I be going to the gym every day? And only eating salads? And going to yoga on the weekend? No. You shouldn’t feel like you have to do anything. Changing your lifestyle is a personal journey and one to be taken at your own pace. If you’re…

4 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HOW TO LOSE FAT

  I’ve been in this game long enough to know exactly what works and what doesn’t when it comes to fat loss. Today, I’m sharing 4 things you need to know about losing fat and how to ignite the process in your body. Some of these things may surprise you as they did for me when…

Energizing Yoga Moves You Can Do When You Wake Up

Starting your morning with yoga is a powerful way to connect to your breath and set a peaceful, grounded tone for what will follow in the hours ahead. Doing these energizing poses as soon as you open your eyes is a softer, easier way to fully wake up. Even better?You can do them without leaving…

Free Summer body guide by Carla West

Gooooood evening everyone! How times has flied, phase 2 is already starting today and I haven’t even posted about it on my blog! This delicious weekend of overindulging has officially come to an end and honestly….. I’m pretty happy about it. 4 days straight of eating and no training has not only shocked my body…

ABOUT LAST WEEK

Moody Monday So I always have Mondays off, it’s my day to reset. I’m home alone all day, cleaning the flat, organizing, cooking for the week ahead, writing blog posts and planning my week ahead. But this Monday….was a fail. Although I sat in front of my laptop for about 8 hours, not a single Blog…

ITALIAN-STYLE MEATBALLS

Here’s a great, classic recipe for Italian-Style Meatballs. These moist, tender Italian-Style Meatballs are a savory combination of ground beef, perfectly seasoned onions, garlic, Parmesan cheese and other herbs and seasonings. This recipe makes a generous amount of meatballs so you’ll have lots of options for how to use them – and they freeze quite…