Toxins 101

Throughout our daily life we are exposed to and in contact with environmental toxins leading to health concerns in a variety of areas. Where are these toxins coming from? 6 most widespread toxins include: PDE’s – Polybrominated diphenyl ethers – used as flame retardant. Known to build up in human fat tissue, causing damage toContinue reading “Toxins 101”

WHAT IS THE ONE THING HOLDING YOU BACK FROM LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE?

Mull it over, think about it. Can you pin point one thing that’s holding you back from reaching your full #potential? Is it your #health? Your #finances? Toxic #relationships? The wrong crowd? Is it your #body? Your #mindset? How you feel about yourself? Is it a lack of #confidence? A lack of #control? #Disease? Trauma?Continue reading “WHAT IS THE ONE THING HOLDING YOU BACK FROM LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE?”

PCOS MANAGEMENT

Following my post on PCOS here is a short 10 point list on how to manage it: Very important to address blood sugar imbalances, insulin resistance and chronic inflammation. Focus on balanced meals consisting of healthy fats, carbs, fibre and protein – aim to have a balance at each meal, this will slow the rateContinue reading “PCOS MANAGEMENT”

STRESS & YOUR MONTHLY

If you’ve ever had a really stressful month or you’ve been following a new routine or diet (which your body perceives as “stress” because it is a stray from your normal), you might have experienced your monthly coming early or a bit late – or not even coming at all. Obviously eliminating all stress isContinue reading “STRESS & YOUR MONTHLY”

Fitspo Trends

Fitspo trends are not sustainable, they are short term, quick fixes that work but lead you down a long term battle with health and weight issues. Marizelle With everyone getting back to #fitness and #exercise and following the latest #diet trends to get those #summerbodies. I thought it was fitting to remind you about what is true amongst all the BS onContinue reading “Fitspo Trends”

Returning to the gym

To the joy and excitement of many, our indoor gyms are reopening across the country as the Lockdown restrictions continue to ease. We officially opened the doors, right in time for spring and getting our summer bodies back after a few sedentary months, thanks to lockdown. However, before you pick up the dumbbells and jumpContinue reading “Returning to the gym”

10 TIPS for better sleep from Ray Peat

All of the following sleep-enhancing tips promote the production of energy and a reduction in substances that increase stress and inefficient energy production. 1. Eat something salty before bed.Sodium lowers several stress mediators that can rise during sleep including serotonin, adrenaline, cortisol, and aldosterone. Salt optimizes the blood volume and circulation essential for the delivery of oxygenContinue reading “10 TIPS for better sleep from Ray Peat”

Returning to Exercise After COVID-19

Exercise is important, we all know that, especially for our physical and mental health. Returning to exercise after an illness is often a very tough battle, particularly after the current Coronavirus outbreak. You might feel as if you are starting from scratch but your fitness will return quickly once you feel better. Follow these stepsContinue reading “Returning to Exercise After COVID-19”

MISSING PERIOD? what does this mean

A loss of period or absence of menstruation is medically known as amenorrhea. This is a common phenomenon but it’s not normal. If your cycle length changes drastically from one month to the next, we need to determine what the root cause is. Here are some reasons why you may experience a loss of periodContinue reading “MISSING PERIOD? what does this mean”