Healthy Clean Eating Shopping List

An extensive clean eating food list for you to use when writing up your clean eating grocery list, or use it to go through your pantry, your fridge, your cupboards and make sure what you have in your house is healthy and “clean eating” foods. Healthy fats: Avocados Coconut Oil Nuts and Seeds (see below for extensive…

GARLIC BUTTER BAKED SALMON IN FOIL

Baked salmon in foil that’s been brushed with my lemon garlic butter sauce. This recipe is so easy to make and pulls together in less than 30 minutes! The salmon is so flakey and tender when baked inside foil. You’re going to love this recipe!     Garlic Butter. Do I even need to go…

Self-Love Morning Routine

When I was younger my mornings would be one whirlwind of hectic stress, and it still happens sometimes and I hate it. Recently I’ve tried waking up 1,5 hours before I need to leave, an no, that’s not how much time I need to get ready. But, I will have enough time to eat my…

Break the binge…

I know how it goes. You’re emotional, stressed and maybe a little bit hungry so you turn to the pantry looking for answers….. and before you know it you’re down half a jar of peanut butter. Binge eating is defined by its mindless and compulsive nature. I am not talking about any form of bingeing/purging…

Life update February 2017 

You ready for one big ol’ ramble? I know it’s only February  but I thought I’d share what’s been going on in my life this year so far, from travels to work to future plans. LIFE January was great, but February started with a bang. In the first week of February I’ve managed to accept…

Finding Motivation in Winter

As the days get longer and the weather gets above 0 degrees we realize all the damage we’ve done to our bodies the last few months. Spring is coming right? Right? Or am I being absolutely ridiculously optimistic? Its difficult to find the motivation to get out and be active when the weather is still…

Visiting Amsterdam…again

Let’s face it, as travelers, we are almost always obsessed with the idea of ‘new’. We visit certain places, have an amazing time in them and then never return because there’s so much else to see and do out there. This need to find somewhere new is not a bad thing though… far from in fact!…

WEIGHTS VS CARDIO

Weights vs Cardio? What’s better? This is probably one of the biggest questions I get asked and is one that is of great debate in the health and fitness world. I see girls smash themselves on the cardio machines in an effort to lose weight and they are generally scared of picking up those dumbbells…

5 Things You Should Know About Me

Alrighty guys, let’s be honest. We are all guilty of comparing ourselves to Personal Trainers. We place other trainers on pedestals and we think our lives just don’t live up to theirs. Well, I am here to give you a reality check. Here are 5 things you should know about me… 1. I don’t always…

7 Hairstyles For Your Sweatiest Workouts

Picture this: You’ve just gotten into the groove of your workout when, suddenly, your hair takes on a life of its own and decides to spring free from your ponytail, covering your face is sweaty, sticky strands. Sound familiar? I thought so. Nothing is more annoying than having to stop mid-workout and fix your ponytail….

My Top 5 Activewear Brands

As someone who lives and breathes fitness, I spend the vast majority of my time sporting leggings and sports bras. I know, I’m living the dream! I have tried the vast majority of activewear brands available in South Africa, UK, and Germany and as a result I have formulated personal opinions on which ones are the…

Reflecting on being 23

So, it has come to that time when we look ahead to the following year, set new goals and write down our resolutions. However, I just celebrated my 24th birthday while sick on the couch 2 weeks ago and I think it is equally as valuable to reflect on the previous 12 months, the experiences…