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Is Your Workout Making You Fat?

Is Your Workout Making You Fat?

You're desperate to lose weight and nothing is working..

So you start spending longer in the gym and more hours doing cardio.

After a gruelling 2 hour workout hopping from machine to machine (because you don't really know what else to do)..

You get out of bed the next morning excited and feeling confident that you had LITERALLY worked your butt off the day before.

You jump on the scales and there's absolutely NO CHANGE. Nada!!

4 Ways to be as committed as the Pope

4 Ways to be as committed as the Pope

Have you ever started the newest weight loss fad, got all excited for the first few weeks, saw some fast results, plateaued, lost motivation and then gave up?

Why didn't you commit?
Why didn't you keep showing up?
Why didn't you get back on track?

What were you missing?

Build A Better Booty

Build A Better Booty

I want to share with you my top 6 exercises to build a better booty!!

My VIP transformation ladies will tell you that I love working their peaches, with a heavy focus and favouritisation (is that even a word) on glute activation and lower body exercises.

Here's everything you need to know to shape up your booty. Keep reading for the essential exercises that target your glutes to give it the shape and tone you’ve been wanting.

Top 20 Fitness Trends for 2016

Top 20 Fitness Trends for 2016

In it's tenth year running, The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), has released it's annual survey results for the top 20 fitness trends in 2016. Almost 3000 fitpros around the world were given a list of 40 options to choose from with a surprising new entry (wearable technology) quickly finding it's way to number one position.

What's even more exiting is seeing 2015's first and second entries (bodyweight training and HIIT) remain firmly in the top 3. Yes thats right fitfam, you can expect to see PiYo (bodyweight) and INSANITY Live (bodyweight & high intensity intervals) remain as top fitness workouts in 2016. Woo hoo!!

The top 10 fitness trends for 2016 are:

9 Top Tips to Limit Christmas Weight Gain

9 Top Tips to Limit Christmas Weight Gain

Research shows that most of us will put on between 1-6 lbs over the Christmas & New Years holidays, this is mostly down to overeating and lack of exercise. So basically, we need to move more and eat less.. sounds easy enough in theory but it's a whole different ball game when the egg nog is flowing, it's freezing cold outside and going back for seconds.. thirds is looking pretty fun.

So how exactly do we make eating less and moving more easier to achieve??

Fortunately there are damage control actions we can put in place to help limit or prevent holiday weight gain, here are my top tips:

11 Ways To Stay Motivated This Winter

11 Ways To Stay Motivated This Winter

1. Set yourself a winter goal

Sometimes the most powerful thing to light that internal fire is to have a deadline or goal to achieve. Whether that be to lose some weight before Christmas to make up for the extra pounds most of us will put on or to enter yourself into a marathon or obstacle run, sit down with your calendar and lay out a training regime for an upcoming end date.

2. Find an accountabilibuddy

Enlist a friend or family member to join you in your winter workout goals and schedule your workouts as you would an important meeting, it works both ways.. you won't want to let each other down and you will hold each other accountable for sticking to the plan. Support and accountability can be key.

3. Announce your determination

7 Tips to Fire Up Fat Loss

7 Tips to Fire Up Fat Loss

1. Follow the 80:20 rule

Eat clean 80% of the time and treat yourself for the other 20%. I like to save my 20% indulgences for eating out with friends and family or when I’m having a craving. The aim is to eat clean, nutritious foods like lean protein, vegetables, fruits, wholegrains and healthy fats most of the time and don’t feel guilty about enjoying your favourite ‘unhealthy’ foods every now and then. One unhealthy meal is not going to make you fat, just like one healthy meal is not going to make you lean.

I have created a cleaner eating grocery list as a guide for choosing proteins, carbs, fats and vegetables to help you create healthy, nutritious meals. 

>> Click here to download your free copy <<

2. Create a calorie deficit