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Roller Skating isn’t just for the 70’s

Imagine the throbbing sounds of disco pulsing in the background. Knickerbockers and pigtails a plenty while the smell of fried foods lingering over the smell of sweat and aftershave. Gaggles of young people all gliding effortlessly across the smooth concrete while a mirror ball illuminates the night. This is how I imagine it would have… Continue reading Roller Skating isn’t just for the 70’s

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3 Reasons why you’re gaining weight

What do you do when the scale starts rebelling against you? When all of your hard work is going nowhere? You dig a little deeper into what else is going on ... If you start eating a bit more than usual, treating yourself to a few extra biscuits or slacking on exercise, you probably wouldn’t… Continue reading 3 Reasons why you’re gaining weight

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Be selfish

Dear women, Be selfish, you're allowed to. You are allowed to think only of yourself for a little while, because f*ck knows that you spend most of your time thinking of everyone else. Be selfish with your time. You don't have to give all 24 hours of your day to other and I swear that… Continue reading Be selfish

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My top 5 weight loss hacks (that actually work)

I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes healthy living is boring, but here is how I make sure that I stay firmly on the wagon. Let’s start by addressing the elephant in the room, weight loss is hard. Lots of people will assure you that they can give you advice and coach you to… Continue reading My top 5 weight loss hacks (that actually work)

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Parenting, comp prep and the flu

I have had a whole ish load of stuff going on with me lately. It's the June holidays, which is a biggie for parents because that means your kids have 3 weeks off. Urgh. I went on leave recently, it has been a really long time since I had a holiday of any kind and… Continue reading Parenting, comp prep and the flu

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What to do before it’s over

This year is a day away from being at the halfway mark. Also, I realized that I sound just like my granny when I typed that line out. But when you pass a certain age, you realize how quickly years go by (possibly because it's all downhill from here for over 30 year old's -… Continue reading What to do before it’s over

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5 ways to make fitness your thing

A lot of people start out on their fitness journeys thinking that the only way to go is on a treadmill. Unless you actually like to run on a treadmill, please don't. The quickest way to turn getting fit into a chore is to do something that you really, REALLY don't want to do. So,… Continue reading 5 ways to make fitness your thing

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Does sex count as cardio?

Admit it, you’ve thought about this before. Maybe you’ve even spoken about it during book club (AKA wine night)? That’s okay, because I have and it has bugged me so much that I did some serious research into it. Seriously though, it’s for science. My hormones have been really awful to me lately, so I have… Continue reading Does sex count as cardio?