Fuel Notes: Macromixes

It’s about freaking time that I do a blog post on one of the most convenient health products available on the South African market, MACROMIXES. Whether you’ve been on your health journey for a while or just getting started, the word “Macronutrients” should be fairly familiar to you. If not, in a nutshell, it’s your main…

Sweaty Notes: Polar M600 + Fitness Tracker Tips

After having my Polar A360 for more than 2 years, it was time for an upgrade. I am a Polar brand loyalist as I found their app and devices stable , reliable and tough enough to deal with my training and my clumsiness. When deciding to upgrade, I took into account that running has become…

Food Notes: Nanuki Brownie Bombs

When Nanuki Bars came out, it was a god sent. A good (and healthy!) alternative to store bought chocolate and of course for those with specific dietary requirements, Nanuki bars are the perfect alternative. The bars are generally a tad bit expensive but have always been a worthwhile purchase, and if you look at the…

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….

Product Notes: Modibodi Performance Underwear

In my search for an eco-friendlier way to manage that time of the month, I came across Australian Brand, Modibodi. Luckily, there was a supplier in South Africa, I Feel Good Co, which made it much easier to get my hands on the panties that will ultimately be a game changer during period week. Personally,…

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…

Reflections: Clothing – Why Size Does Not Matter

BACKGROUND About a month ago or so, I finally found plaid pants at H&M. I’ve been looking for the perfect pattern and fit for years and when I spotted, not one, but TWO different pairs in exactly the style I wanted, I was ecstatic. Being in a rush during lunch time, I fit on the…

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…