Mental Health Awareness Week: My Experience with Different Forms of Therapy

Everyone goes through mental health struggles to a greater or lesser extent. We all have darkness within us, we all go through periods of our lives when it feels like the world is against us. A few years ago, I went through a particularly challenging time; I felt such insufferable sadness that for a while …

Nutrition Myths that Could Be Affecting Your Training

Disclaimer: I'm not a registered nutritionist or dietician. Having said that, being a personal trainer means I do have a good understanding of nutrition, and I regularly look at client food diaries. It's amazing how, when we as PTs make simple adjustments to our clients' recorded eating patterns, there can be such a positive shift …

Breakfast Ideas

"EATING BREAKFAST HAS LONG TERM HEALTH BENEFITS. IT CAN REDUCE OBESITY, HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES"- National Health Service ...On a more everyday level, it's amazing how having a balanced breakfast can affect: how you think and feel, your energy levels, your cravings, and even your mood. Literally meaning, 'to break the overnight …

Pimp Up Your Salads

Salads...so often made up of limp iceberg lettuce, a few slices of cucumber and a tomato. Sounds mouth-watering? Didn't think so. It's no wonder so many people find healthy eating and traditional 'diets' boring and bland, leaving cravings unfulfilled and bellies still rumbling. I believe the best approach to healthy eating, whilst keeping sane, is …

Eating Abroad: Bali

Ahhh Bali...a country full of breathtaking scenery, kind hearted people, and some of the most incredible meals I have ever eaten. Cafe Organic - Seminyak Serving probably the most aesthetically-pleasing plates of food you'll ever come across, Cafe Organic was one we sought out after hearing people back in Oz raving about it. They weren't …