Five things everyone should know about nutrition

Nutrition is a big topic that can cause confusion for many. Here are five things you should know that will help to simplify the topic for you. One: Hormones can play a significant role in your body’s ability to lose or gain weight. If you have tried unsuccessfully in the past to achieve a weight loss or muscle gain goal, …

Thai Pumpkin Soup Recipe

A belly warming bowl of pumpkin soup is the perfect lunch or dinner option on a cool day. With the addition of lime and coriander, this soup recipe not only warms, it enlivens the tastebuds. Ingredients 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil (40g) 1 Onion (89g), roughly chopped 1 Tablespoons Red Curry Paste (20g) 1800g Pumpkin, roughly chopped 2 Cups Liquid Vegetable …

Eight healthy items to add to your shopping list

Does your diet need a bit of a freshen up after all this time at home? Don’t worry, it won’t cost a small fortune to get back on track. Start by getting back to basics. Check out these eight must-have ingredients and their benefits. Leafy greens: High in fibre with a low GI, leafy greens will not only help you …

Best ways to get incidental exercise

What Is Incidental Exercise? Incidental exercise occurs when it is part of your daily routine. You are already likely to be engaging in incidental exercise without even recognising it. How Much Daily Incidental Exercise Makes A Health Impact? Health authorities recommend approximately 30 minutes of moderate exercise daily. Research has indicated that as long as your incidental activities are of moderate intensity, …

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Who doesn’t love a chocolate-dipped strawberry? At just 35 calories per serving, these little numbers make the perfect treat. Ingredients ● 500g Strawberries, with stalks ● 100g Dark Chocolate, roughly broken ● 25g White Chocolate, roughly broken Method Line a large tray with non-stick baking paper. Place dark chocolate into a small heatproof bowl. Melt in microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir …

Pinemelon Ice Blocks

Pinemelon Ice Blocks Recipe

Kids absolutely love icy poles but as a parent, the sugar overload can turn into an absolute refined sugar-high nightmare! Treat your little ones (and yourself) to these all-natural ice blocks made using only real fruit.  This recipe can be found on our at-home health and wellbeing platform Home Fitness Network, along with hundreds of other quick, easy and delicious …

Six Tips To Restore Calm And Balance In Your Life

Do you ever feel a little overwhelmed with life sometimes? Right now, it may be that we are in a time of uncertainty, our daily routines are muddled, and we often find ourselves not knowing what to do next.  We get it!   We have put together – 6 steps to restore calm and balance in your everyday life.   Mindfulness: Incorporate …

Cacao Fudge Bites Recipe

We’re treating you to just one of the hundreds of recipes you can access on our online training platform Home Fitness Network. Using just three ingredients, this is a super quick & delicious recipe.⁣ Ingredients 1 Cup Walnuts (127g) 1 1/4 Cups Fresh Dates (235g) 1/2 Cups Cacao Powder (45g) Method Put dates, walnuts & cacao into a food processor and blend …

Chicken Rice Bowl Recipe

Staying on top of nutrition doesn’t need to be hard, nor does it need to take a lot of time. Here’s a quick, easy and nutritious Chicken Rice Bowl recipe that we’ve pulled for you from our online training platform Home Fitness Network. If you’re not a member yet, check it out! This recipe takes just 15 minutes to prepare …

How to combat excessive snacking

How to combat excessive snacking when working from home

Working from home is the now norm for many of us. Sure, it’s a short commute and our work attire is a lot more paired back – all pros, but then there’s also no water cooler conversations or hallway catchups with co-workers to get us through the day. There’s just us and the snacks in the kitchen. If you feel …