The power of Potassium!

Image result for power of potassium in foodDo you know the amazing role that potassium plays in your body? Potassium is a mineral that helps keep your blood pressure in a healthy range. It can also contribute to  the prevention of heart disease and stroke. An electrolyte is a substance that produces an electrically conducting solution when dissolved in water. Continue reading

7 tips to develop healthy eating habits

Meal prep is definitely the ‘in’ thing right now. Eating well is a priority – but a challenge. Many people cite lack of time as a reason for eating poorly, and understandably so – we all lead busy lives, and getting creative and healthy in the kitchen can just seem too hard. However, with a bit of planning, it needn’t be so. Continue reading

I’ll just work it off tomorrow, it’ll be ok..

img_6609Sound familiar?

Well have a look at this picture then. This person has just run 3.1miles, which is just over 5km. They did it at quite a decent pace: 9:15 minute miles which is just over 5 minute / km. that’s around 30 mins of hard running.

Consider this for a moment. Continue reading

Can you eat less and stay on the couch?

You will have seen a few headlines in the media with headlines claiming that exercise does not help with weight loss, with some even asking whether you are ‘wasting your time’ at the gym. While a headline can be shocking, what’s behind a headline can often be something a little (or a lot) different to what it first appears. Continue reading

RECIPE: Booster blitz balls

I took a recipe I found online and varied it to fit what I had in my cupboard. The original recipe said pecans, I didn’t have any. The milled nuts were pumpkin, flaxseed and sunflower. I had a bag of LSA in the cupboard already which I often add to porridge, smoothies and such like. So feel free to vary this and use it simply as a base! Continue reading