We’ve been conditioned to be afraid of fat and avoid it, opting for low-fat food where possible, yet there are a few key foods you can include to achieve an optimal balance of the different types of fat. You need a little fat to survive, some of what you consume is turned directly into usable energy and some fats are worse for you and can lead to health complications.

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What type of exercise should I be doing?

Any exercise is the right answer in simplistic terms! Anything which gets your heart pumping, is a winner in my eyes. There are so many ways to train, so many different methods and styles of training that it’s easy to get confused on what we should be focusing on. I’m going to tell you about the most efficient way that you can use resistance training to get healthy, get fit and gain confidence.

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It’s mid-Winter here in Australia, and there’s nothing better than a warm breakfast to get you all fired up and ready for action! Oats are a great because they’re a wholegrain so they keep you fuller for longer (when compared to regular sugary cereal).

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Something I get asked a lot is “how can I lose this?” and they grab their stomach. “Do I just need to do Ab Crunches?” This question usually comes from someone in a social situation when they’ve just met me or just found out that I’m a Personal Trainer. I have a very short window to give them some top tips, yet I’m writing this article to give you my full & honest opinion.

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Did you know that walking is one of the best ways to get your metabolism started and your body activated? Start with a 10 minute warm-up walk at an easier pace. This will lower your blood sugar and burn off any stored glycogen in your muscles.

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