Biggest losers lose a lot more than their weight

I spoke at a local event recently and I could almost feel the goosebumps, the knife cutting straight to the heart, the almost fall off your seat because you are sitting so close to the edge moment when I started talking about the 2009 biggest loser contestants. I like to use them as an example…

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How To Burn Fat With Love Not Hate

The other day I overheard a group of girls having a chat about their weight loss regimes and naturally I was curious. I work with women every day, sometimes on health issues but usually we connect because they are unhappy with their weight. Our security in our appearance is a stronger driver than the IBS issues, brain…

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The One Key To Your Weight Loss Dreams Coming True

This week marks one year since my Grandad passed away. I know Grandad’s are supposed to eventually pass, so there is some sort of acceptance that goes with that, especially when life is painful. I’m not convinced it makes it any easier though. It’s the memories, the connections, the things you had in common, the…

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Get Skinny By Eating Fat

Eat less, exercise more. That’s the equation for weight-loss isn’t it? Hmmm no it’s not. And it hasn’t been for a while. Yet there is something about this model that we keep coming back to. Here’s the science: Eat less equals feelings of deprivation which is never sustainable, but not only that, your metabolism slows.…

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Here’s What’s Wrong With A Keto Diet

Have you heard the news? A ketogenic diet is being used to reverse type two diabetes, treat epilepsy and Alzheimers, cure cancer, autoimmune conditions, and achieve dramatic weight-loss just to mention a few. Say what? A diet that can cure disease? So what is ketosis? Put simply Ketosis is a metabolic state in which some…

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Why You Shouldn’t Go Gluten Free

I know this title may ruffle some feathers but I have to be honest, this ‘trend’ of going gluten free does my head in. So you may or may not know gluten is the protein found in some grains such as wheat, barley, rye and some oats. It can be a little tough to digest…

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Are You Headed For Burnout?

Today I was adding a checklist of symptoms of early adrenal fatigue to our ‘Tired and Wired’ Nutritional Therapy for Adrenal Fatigue Program and I thought, ‘Hey you may like this checklist too’! So I thought I better give it to you as there may be some things you can do right now to nourish…

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Is Buy Now Pay Later Destroying Your Health?

I was at a networking event the other week with my beautiful friend Jade from Thrive Chiropractic Co and we were chatting about the tipping point or as I like to call it the fork in the road. Its the point where you come to the decision that things have to change and you take an active…

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From Autoimmune Arthritis and Burnt Out To Zen Marathon Runner

This is by far my most emotional and vulnerable blog. Six years ago I went back to New Zealand in winter and it was cold. The chronic pain I had thought was just normal aches increasingly overwhelmed my body until I was so tight and stiff I could not straighten my leg. I needed help to…

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What Anna Meares Learnt About Burnout PLUS 4 Strategies To Learn From Her

As an athlete myself I often make sporting reference to women’s health and I do so because in my experience as a sports coach the principles have also applied in my life and executive coaching clients with high results. When Anna Meares called her coach in tears last year, exhausted and emotionally burnt out, that…

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