HOW CAN I MAKE SURE I DO WHAT I SAY I AM GOING TO DO?For most of us it is easy (particularly if we are feeling very lazy after a huge meal) to say to yourself: “From today I am going to change the way I eat and train for the better.” It is much harder to summon the discipline required to stick to the plan for the long haul. Accountability to yourself or to others can...Learn More
1. You will be outside!There is a lot of research to support the benefits of being outside for at least some part of the day. But you don’t need research to tell you that. There is something about being outside that makes everything (even exercise) better! I have vivid memories of being stressed out with a crying miserable baby but the minute I took them outside and lay them...Learn More
Earlier this month we heard the sad news that Max, the beautiful big standard poodle, beloved pet of Veronica (a long time member) had passed. Max had not been sick – his passing was very sudden.The news was very sad because we all knew how much Max meant to Veronica. Max was a much loved pet. Veronica and her husband Dario and their two girls treated Max as though he was...Learn More
Here is a great workout you can do in 30 minutes with no special equipment. If you are not familiar with any of the exercises you can easily google them as I have used their most common names.Before you start this workout do a dynamic warm up – about 5 minutes of moving stretches and maybe a short jog.Set a timer to 45 seconds work and 15 seconds rest for 30 rounds.I...Learn More
Forget about “motivation”. Just do it because that is what you do.You might have seen a series of posts I have done on instagram lately on the subject of consistency (see @dellafit.sydney). For women who are into their 40s and beyond CONSISTENT TRAINING AND CONSISTENT CARE WITH NUTRITION are the answer to achieving a stable and healthy body weight, feelings of well...Learn More
Daisy the dog has joined the crew .Earlier this year I finally relented to the kids’ pleas and we got a dog. A beautiful rescue puppy from Kempsey called Daisy. I drove a long way to pick her up from her country foster parents (which was a big deal for some one who is a self confessed bad driver). Border collies need a LOT of exercise so I was a little apprehensive about...Learn More
I am always being asked for advice by women about how to stop the feeling of being “bloated”. By “bloated” they mean that their abdomen in distended – it feels uncomfortable – like something is not quite right. That feeling when your waist band feels tight, your abdomen protrudes and you feel “fat”. It is not the way you want to feel. It...Learn More
We often tell our kids “Just try your best”. I recently tried something a second time because I was not completely satisfied with my efforts the first time.Not surprisingly, my story comes from the world of Crossfit. Some of you may have heard of the world wide online competition “Crossfit Open”. Crossfit devotees all over the world compete every week...Learn More
I have recently qualified as a Level 1 Nutrition Coach through Precision Nutrition. What exactly is a nutrition coach and why might you need me?The best way of explaining it is to think about the role of a sports coach. The coach is someone who knows the game well. They are usually knowledgeable about all aspects of the game and can give the players guidance on the rules. A...Learn More
You won’t find many women making a fuss about menopause. Even women who experience debilitating symptoms are likely to be suffering in silence. It’s interesting that something that will happen to 50 per cent of the world’s population is deemed to be not suitable for mention or good material for a joke.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT WHEN I HIT MENOPAUSE?
Approximately 25...Learn More