Carla West Fitness ebook FAQ!!

Hello there! I don’t know if you realized but I launched the CWF challenge on the 7th of May, one of first and many challenges to come. It has been going really well so far and we have a bunch of girls that are in week 4/half way with the plan already and I couldn’t…

Challenge series: “Cheat” meals

What if I told you girls, that you could cheat, guilt-free, and it would actually be good for you? That’s because under the right circumstances, a “cheat meal” has been proven to boost your metabolism and ward off feelings of deprivation—improving not only your ability to lose weight, but your ability to stick to your…

Challenge series: 1. PRE & POST WORKOUT MEAL IDEAS

Have you ever wondered what you should eat before and after a workout? We all know how important nutrition is but in my opinion, there is too much information out there on healthy eating. It’s nearly impossible to sort through in order to know how to eat for your results. That’s exactly what my goal is with…

How heavy should you lift

Are you new to the gym? Know the benefits and you’re ready to start crushing workouts but have no idea how heavy you should lift? Today I’m going to be telling you about just how heavy you should be aiming to lift and where to get instruction on lifting technique. But first, a science lesson….

Getting back into running

When you are officially a 2018 ASICSfrontrunner, your Gran gives you her treadmill and you suddenly signed up for 6 races including a half marathon over the course of the year, the universe is telling you to lace up those takkies and to hit the road. (or in my case, the treadmill) I use to…

Life Hacks: What To Do Sunday For A Better Week

Happy Friday babes!! I don’t know about you, but I love any type of hack that will improve my life, and Sunday hacks are some of my favourite of all! So many people spend their weekends anxious and sad because Monday is just around the corner, but Sunday should be spent doing enjoyable things and…

REAL TALK… WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU FEEL YOU LOOK LIKE CRAP

Some days, you look in the mirror and you really feel that girl looking back at you… J Lo, who?! The very next day, you look in that same mirror and it’s like blah. You think, “girl you look like sh!t.”   Maybe that’s a bit harsh, but honestly, I’ve had that exact experience and…

Asics gel nimbus 20 review

Good day everyone, this is not my normal Blog post content but after Asics SA reached out to me to review there new ASICS Gel Nimbus 20, I decided to fully embrace it and put it to the test. I’ve been running on the road, on the beach, went for a hike, wore it around the…

Chocolate Coconut Bliss balls

Can I just start this blog post and recipe by sharing that….. this started out to be a healthy brownie recipe and halfway through and 2 blenders later, I took matter into my own hands and they turned into amazing bliss balls. And now I’ve made it 3 times, currently making it for the 4th…

My current fitness routine

Good morning all you beautiful people! So if you’ve followed me or known me for a while you will know that I am quite sporty and active to say the least. I enjoy all types of running, ball sports, water sports, yoga and the list goes on. Which concludes to it almost being impossible to…

2018 Goals with a twist!

Last year have I not only had the biggest unplanned change happen in my life, but that also caused the biggest unplanned mental shift. The night before I got on the plane back home to South Africa I made a list, not of my goals, my bucket list or to do’s in South Africa, but…

OLD HOME – NEW ME

ANOTHER F§CK!NG LIFE UPDATE Hello there! A LOT has happened since I’ve left Germany and moved back to South Africa a few months ago so I wanted to take a minute to re-introduce myself. My name is Carla, I recently moved back home to South Africa after living in Europe for 4 years. I am…