why hydration is important
Why hydration is so important

There’s been more than one occasion when I’ve had a client sitting with me in clinic who tells me they don’t drink water. Their beverages range from coffee, black tea,…

20 November 2021 | Read More

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How Much Protein Do You Need Every Day?

One of the questions I get over and over is, “How much protein do you need every day?” And as with most things, the answer is – it depends. Many…

19 October 2021 | Read More

everything you need to know about snacking
Everything You Need to Know About Snacking

I have seen many a weightless plan be completely unhinged due to sneaky snack calories. On the flip side, I have also seen many training athletes lose strength and endurance…

4 August 2021 | Read More

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The Foundations of Nutrition Application

I was so pleased to recently be a guest on Leila Lutz’s podcast, The Body Never Lies. You can listen here or visit Leila’s website here. In this episode, we…

20 July 2021 | Read More

does exercise help the immune system
Does Exercise Help The Immune System?

Today I’d like to answer the question, does exercise help the immune system? I recently wrote a blog on training, exercise, and being sick. You can find my guide on…

1 July 2021 | Read More

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Why You Shouldn’t Train When You’re Sick

The days are shorter, the nights are colder, and there is a crisp chill in the air.  This means that down here in the Southern Hemisphere, cold and flu season…

17 June 2021 | Read More

how safe is exercise while fasting
How Safe Is Exercise While Fasting?

I was recently a guest on the Run Smarter Podcast, where we talked all about exercising while fasting. In this discussion I talk about: 🏃‍♀️ The benefits and misconceptions of…

2 June 2021 | Read More

what to eat to lose weight
What to Eat (and Not Eat) to Lose Weight

Today, let’s talk about what to eat to lose weight. And just as important – what not to eat. I get a lot of clients coming in wanting to shift…

16 March 2021 | Read More

food habits for weight loss
The 5 Ws of Weight Loss (aka Food Habits)

Let’s open the can. Let’s talk about the proverbial elephant in the room. Something which, in the day of self-love and banishing the body shame, has become a bit of a…

10 March 2021 | Read More

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Understanding Dietary Fats Benefits, Functions, Diet Types and Portions for Meal Planning

What are dietary fats? Dietary fats are one of the three macronutrients. Of the three macronutrients, fats are the most energy dense. While protein and carbohydrates each give us 17kj…

9 February 2021 | Read More