Enter: Kiehl’s. From an entrepreneurial stand-point, I have always had great respect for this brand – at over 150 years old, they have truly stood the test of time! Starting out as an apothecary in 1851, Kiehl’s has flourished into a worldwide provider of natural skincare, beauty and hair products – using high quality, natural and organic ingredients that I love. Continue reading
Digestion is one of the less discussed areas of wellness, yet it’s a fundamental building block of a healthy body. Many of us put a lot of effort into our health, from exercise and eating plans to skin care and sleep – yet give little thought to our digestive systems. In reality, every element of our body’s functioning is affected by our stomach functioning, and improving digestion can dramatically improve our health. This has always been one of the issues that has the biggest impact on my clients’ wellness and weight loss – and I’m not scared at all to talk about toilet habits in the name of healthier bodies! Here are some of the need-to-know’s of our digestive system in what I like to call: Digestion 101. Continue reading
Are you demotivated to cook at home and prepare healthier meals because of the time and effort (and mess!) it takes? We feel you. Here are some of the best time-saving tips to gain you back hours in your day.
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Weight-loss is often right up there on the list of the average individual’s concerns, and certainly what I get asked about the most. The tricky thing with individual weight-loss is just that: we are all individuals. Reasons for weight-gain differ vastly across people, based on their habits, eating patterns, stress and activity levels, and there is certainly no one-size-fits-all plan for tackling them. That said, here are my four general weight-loss tips that everyone stands to benefit from. Continue reading
Let’s get real – diabetes can be deadly. Often slipping into the category of less serious diseases, this chronic ailment still has our country in its grips and the consequences can be life-threatening. According to the International Diabetes Federation, there were 2.28 million cases of diabetes in South Africa in 2015, resulting in over 57 000 deaths. Whoa. Continue reading
Motivation to get moving can be tough after the holidays. If you’re ready to make a change but aren’t sure where to start, here are a few pointers to steer you in the right direction:
If you’re starting a new training programme, don’t knuckle down and shoot for hour-long, daily workouts. This will only overwhelm you short-term, and leave you more likely to throw in the towel. Ease in with a reasonable schedule, aiming for three 30-minute sessions a week. Once you’ve locked in this healthy habit, you can think of extending it further. Continue reading
It’s no secret that I (and most of my team) love Fitbit trackers. This is one item that is on my person at all times, and I’m proud to say that I make use of most of the awesome functions it offers. If you’ve been wondering whether it’s time to make the leap and invest in a Fitbit, here are some the ways it serves me on a daily basis to help you make your mind up!
It motivates me daily
This seems to be a universal benefit of a Fitbit and
fitness trackers in general. Continue reading