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…

Reflections: My Health & Fitness Story

Weight Lifting. Jump Lunging. Deep Squat. Sit Up.Β Sweat Dripping. Heart Racing. Body Confidence. Self-Acceptance.Β  I am Luci, fiercely independent and known for my ambition and perseverance. I am a Financial Accountant by day for a Social Media Advertising Agency and by night I am a part-time student while dabbling in playing drums of the heavy…

Sweat : Favourite Core Exercises

My journey started with Pilates classes. That was a good 8 to 9 years ago. The one thing that stuck with me all these years is how important a strong core is for all other forms of exercising. Running, Lifting, Yoga, you name it. Here’s a few mini-circuits of my favourite Core Exercises which you…

Restaurant Notes: Homage 1862

On Thursday evening we decided to try Homage for the first time. The atmosphere and decor is absolutely terrific. The menu with enough seemingly delicious options to make you indecisive. Unfortunately our waiter was confused about their specials advertised on their social media and after a few misunderstandings, the manager came to clarify. Paying R150…

Sweaty Notes: Mermaids & Unicorns [Interview & Giveaway]

Mermaids or Unicorns? Which one would you like to be? Well a local South African brand is making waves with their range of unique leggings. I fell in love with this local brands’ prints. It spoke to the mermaid in me, my inner child and the alternative soul all at once. When I ordered my…

Reflections: iWeigh

i Weigh… A marriage, a friendship, a life commitment Three dogs, their leads and all their puppy cuddles A degree, a great job, all the numbers Passion, Perseverance and Independence Depression, Anxiety and Anger Management A drumkit, headbanging, and punk sing-a-longs My Dumbbells, my Barbell, my Kettlebell All the planes I’ve climbed, the countries I’ve…

Reflections: Confidence in Your Entire Self

When I took the below picture a few weeks ago when I got this gorgeous piece from Online Bikini Shop I felt so damn proud about my health and fitness journey, and the amount of self-love and acceptance that came with it. Being comfortable in my own skin has been great for my confidence. But…

Food Notes: Snack Bars 2.0

A few months ago I did a post on Snack Bars and it was definitely time to do a second version seeing that there are so many new ones that entered the market in the last few months. If you’re anything like me, I’m always on the hunt for the latest and greatest healthy snacks….

Sweaty Notes: Motivation & Working out at Home

HOW DO YOU STAY MOTIVATED TO WORKOUT AT HOME? I get asked this question a lot because 99% of my workouts are done at home. I don’t have a gym membership anymore and I hardly go to classes anymore. Why workout at home? To be honest, due to my heavy schedule with a full time…