Reflect: The Truth about Abs

Shift from Superficial to Performance Abs. Abs. Abs. One of the most coveted “proof” of being fit in this Instagram perfect world. What. Utter. Bullshit. I want to start off with a little bit of a lecture. I have learnt the heard way that being on this health and fitness journey should be more than…

Reflect: Why I went off the Pill (and why you shouldn’t)

Contraception. Back in the day when I was a teenager, the scandal of early teenage sex and how to avoid pregnancy was a big deal. Society was definitely not as daring as it is today and contraception was discussed in whispers and low voices among teenagers and parents alike. Fast forward 15 years or so…

Reflections: 2019 Goals – Simplicity

SIMPLICITY My intention for 2019 To be honest, initially I was not really keen to set goals for 2019. The last few years have been a whirl of goal setting, pressure and smashing them. With my personality type, I will always give a 110% and that is my gold but also my shadow. I tend…

Reflections: Body Neutrality

The full video for this topic is on my IGTV.ย ย Please feel free to join the conversation! Two types of girls on Insta Physique update 1. Confident and absolutely rocking their bod (nothing wrong with that as long as intentions are deeper than comments, likes and views I guess) 2. Those that would die posting something…

Sweaty Notes: CUT by Natacha Oceane Guide Review

Natacha Oceane has been my #Goals for over a year or so. When I first discovered her vlog on YouTube, I was obsessed. Not only was this woman beautiful and strong but also intelligent, balanced, real and preaching normality among the extremes of health and fitness we are exposed to on our journeys. She has…

Sweaty Notes: Pull Up Tips

Oh the holy grail of functional training, crossfit and general fitness badassery. The Pull Up. It took me 18 months to get to this point and even though it’s far from perfect, it’s damn awesome to pull myself up! Video is up on my IGTV. DO THIS Exercises to strengthen that back and those arms….

Recipe: Triple Layered Berry Smoothie

BARBIE WOULD BE PROUD. I made this gorgeous smoothie last week Sunday when the sun was shining, I was dreaming of the island we’re going to tomorrow, and just enjoying the fresh air. Craving a cocktail, I opted for something a little healthier with no alcohol but still a lot of fun. Ingredients 1/2 cup…

Drink Notes: Zooka Kombucha

If you follow me on the gram, you will know that I am a huge ‘booch advocate. This stuff is a great alternative to beer or a penchant for sugary soft drinks. When I won a case of Zooka Health Kombucha, I was ecstatic. Not only was it a brand I have not tried yet…

Sweat: Favourite Upper Exercises

Since my lower body injuries last year, I’ve learnt to really love upper body exercises! When there’s nothing else you are allowed to do but you still want to move, you can still have one killer workout with only doing upper body movements. And let’s face it, feeling strong and being able to lift heavier,…

Sweaty Notes: Sophie Grace Holmes Guide Review

About the Creator I discovered the Sophie Grace Holmes Guide via the Aflete app (Free!). Upon researching the creator of this awesome guide, I not only found Fitspo of the best kind but also one of the most positive and encouraging Personal Trainers I’ve come across on Instagram. This amazing, strong woman suffers from Cystic…