Reflections: My Health & Fitness Story

Weight Lifting. Jump Lunging. Deep Squat. Sit Up. Sweat Dripping. Heart Racing. Body Confidence. Self-Acceptance.  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…

Sweat: Bush Bodyweight Workout

When on holiday or mini-break, I want to rest but if it’s mostly chilling by pool or on my backside watching TV then it’s important for me to get in my moving for the day. My tips for getting in your workout:  • A skipping rope is one of my travel essentials as it takes…

Fuel Notes: Recovering from a Binge

It happens to all of us. We let go a little bit for a special occasion (and rightly so!) and then a week later we’re still munching on all the leftover pastries, marshmallows and cake. Cake for breakfast, yay! Cake everyday for breakfast, my poor belly. We then tend to wait for the next Monday…