Restaurant Notes: Nourish’d

Almost missed this humbling, beauty of a breakfast spot the first time I visited but word got out amongst the Cape Town Fitness community and it had to be tried. Gems like Nourish’d deserves to be visited and supported often. My first visit was accompanied by long conversations with a friend to the point where…

Move

Part 3 inspired by the Lorna Jane Active Living Diary Moving. A priority. A necessity. A lifeline. Sweating. My Therapy. My Alone Time. My Space. Lifting. My Strength. My Power. My Resilience. Breathing. My Calm. My Solace. My Peace. Reason Why I Love to Work Out It makes me feel fantastic Sets the tone for my…

Nourish

Part 2 inspired by the Lorna Jane Active Living Diary Food glorious food. The source of many moments of joy and anxiety for I bet many of us.  Getting to the point of being comfortable with your eating habits and eating intuitively to suit your body and soul’s needs is difficult BUT it is possible….

Believe

Part 1 inspired by the Lorna Jane Active Living Diary Eliminate Doubt Hate be True. Confidence Attitude Care Just Do. Authenticity Belief Love You. My Favourite Quote at the Moment: How Do I Believe in Myself? Eliminate Doubt via Awareness of Triggers Stop. Observe. Think. Proceed. Positive Attitude Practice Gratitude My Ultimate Believe Goal for…

Sweaty Notes: Why Invest in a good sports bra

Our coconuts, tatas, knockers, twins, kahunas, boobs, BREASTS! It comes with territory when we’re born and throughout our life they present us with challenges. And one of those challenges are definitely when we start a new training plan, take up running and join that H.i.i.T class. Nobody likes the bounce around, back pain or a…

Reflection: Maintenance Mode

MAINTENANCE MODE: ACTIVATED A younger me dreaded this phase. With nothing to lose, how would I track any type of progress I am making? How would I prove to the world that I am worth their likes, follows and kudos? How would I prove to myself that I am indeed exercising enough, eating clean enough?…

Reflection: Endometriosis by Lisé Carstens

My sister @lisedcar has been suffering from Endometriosis for over 20 years. The following piece was written by her this weekend. Please share her story to raise awareness for the many women and girls suffering from this disease that don’t seem to get the recognition it needs. Endometriosis by Lisé Carstens The emotional and physical…

Sweat: Functional Fit Plan – 1000 Reps Challenge 1

The ultimate workout – a 1000 Reps Challenge! To be honest with you lot, I’ve never reached the full 1000 reps for my own workout BUT it’s always a good way to track my progress in terms of strength and endurance, and to push my limits. I dare you to take try this one and…

Sweat: Functional Fit Plan – Pyramid 1

Ah the Pyramid, the tree, the triangle. These workouts test your endurance and it’s definitely one of my favourite formats to use when training. This one does require a bit of thinking and keeping track of where you’re at in the workout as you will be doing the strength exercises for 2 minutes, and then…

Food Notes: Jonkershuis

We celebrated our 7th wedding anniversary today at this beautiful estate. Starting off sharing the Angry Beef Samoosas, fresh and crispy served with delicious curried pineapple. For mains hubby had the roast lamb with cauliflower, glazed carrots and roast potatoes. A good helping for a grown man and absolutely delicious. I had the Chicken Curry…