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
You may have heard of HIIT. It has been around for a while now. There is a good reason why HIIT looks to be here to stay. It is not a passing fad. For women in their late 30s, 40s and beyond HIIT can be a powerful weapon in curbing weight gain that seems to happen around this time.
What is HIIT?
HIIT (high intensity interval training) is a type of training that...Learn More
Here are my top 10 tips for surviving Christmas without the inevitable weight gain:Keep active over the break. Go on a long walk after a big lunch. Get up early with your headache and have a swim or a surf. Play with the kids (I know shock horror). The more you move the healthier you will feel which will tie in with the way you feel like eating.
Ham is a killer. It is so salty and if...Learn More
I’m excited to report on some excellent results. We had faster times and some centimeters lost. We also have some very good “before and after” photos. The photos highlight the difference that regular training and careful eating can make. In Deb’s case (see photos above) she also cut down on alcohol. No more “wine o’clock”!
HOW IT ALL STARTED...Learn More
LINDSEY’S HEALTH SCARE
Lindsey is one of our most loved Dellafit clients. She was actually at the first Dellafit session we ever had in mid 2013 and she is still with us! This is the story of how Lindsey beat high cholesterol through sheer determination.
In January 2018 Lindsey went for a routine visit to a new doctor who ordered a full blood test. The test revealed that Lindsey had very...Learn More
I stay away from the scales because in my 50 years I have wasted too many days walking around with a sad face because of a silly number I saw when I jumped on the scales in the morning.
Don’t get me wrong. I haven’t given up. I still care about maintaining a healthy body and not being too heavy so that I don’t put too much pressure on my joints. I just...Learn More
Being the “new girl” when you are starting a fitness program is not fun. It can be even worse when we feel vulnerable because we know we are not in good shape. We worry that the instructor will give the command and the whole group will go dashing off, leaving us gasping for breath and feeling embarressed about our lack of fitness.
Here is the thing – everyone had...Learn More