5 MUST do’s to assist your running training

The word is out, I have officially been entered into the KFM Gun Run, where I will be doing the half marathon #prayforme. In reality, I could struggle my way through a half marathon tomorrow. I’d probably be crawling over the finish line with a really crappy time…but I could. However, I want to do…

ASK Carla + coffee chat

Hey there! This is something I saw a while back and thought would be SO cute! A little Q+A blog style! I want to continue doing this regularly – at least on a quarterly basis. I get quite a few questions in my inbox so I thought it’d be fun to take it to the…

​How To Brave The Weights Room

I know the feeling. You’ve never set foot in the weights section of the gym or you are entering a new gym, you don’t know where anything is or how anything works, and honestly, you’re dreading it. Thoughts are racing through your head: “What will everyone think? Won’t I stand out? What if I make…

WHAT EXERCISE EXCUSES ARE YOU MAKING?

We all have exercise excuses we’re often unaware of. We put the alarm clock on snooze, forget our gym clothes at home, or simply don’t make the time to fit in that exercise class. But what if I told you that for all the common exercise excuses out there, I have a bunch of solutions……

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…