Use The “If I… Then” Principle For Maximum Fat-Loss

Use The “If I… Then” Principle For Maximum Fat-Loss

First penned by fitness blogger Dani Shugart, the “If I… then” principle is designed to help you think ahead and anticipate how everything you do now will affect your results later on. You would use this strategy to consider the undesirable consequences of...
Laurie’s Rant: The Only Two Real Reasons Why You’re Stuck

Laurie’s Rant: The Only Two Real Reasons Why You’re Stuck

I consider nutrition and diet to be THE most important part of any health program if you want to lose fat, repair muscle, improve strength, boost your mood and energy, avoid mental health issues, prevent life-threatening diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart...
Laurie’s Rant: Are You Being Comforted By Food?

Laurie’s Rant: Are You Being Comforted By Food?

During times when we’re stressed, busy, sad, worried and anxious (but also when we’re relaxing, celebrating, unwinding and rewarding ourselves) we often turn to ‘comfort foods’. You know the ones. The foods (and drinks) that are in no way beneficial or healthy but...
Laurie’s Rant: How’s Your Garden?

Laurie’s Rant: How’s Your Garden?

I’m not sure what your garden currently looks like but, for the sake of this rant, let’s pretend it’s not too flash. There are quite a few weeds growing and spreading, the flowers are all wilted and the grass is looking very brown and patchy. Now this might not...
Laurie’s Rant: Your Resolutions Are What’s Holding You Back

Laurie’s Rant: Your Resolutions Are What’s Holding You Back

Unfortunately, most New Year’s health resolutions tend to be somewhat unrealistic, especially considering the very short amount of time people allow themselves for achieving them. Setting a resolution of ‘losing 10kg by the end of January’ or anything similar is...