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Welcome to our Blog! Here you will find a broad range of material covering all things fitness, health, business, & more. All of our blog pieces are written right here in-house by our amazing team with a desire to inspire, motivate, & educate our readers.

Amazing weekend activities that will help you get healthy

Summer is just around the corner! The days have already started to warm up, so we’re going to need to start getting active and healthy. Gym life isn’t for everyone but that doesn’t mean that you can’t still exercise. We’ve compiled a list of fun activities...

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A Day In The Life Of A Personal Trainer

So many people dream of being their own boss and having the ability to work their schedule around their lifestyle. We have put together an example of what a Personal Trainer's day may look like. Jess recently completed her Cert III & IV in Fitness with HPC...

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Sweet Substitutes

Winter may almost be over but those pesky cravings aren’t! Here are some of our favourite healthy swap outs!   If you’re craving chocolate: Reach for a good quality 80% + dark chocolate. Be sure to steer clear from the Milkier dark chocolate varieties....

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Kate’s Upper Body Strength and Conditioning Workout

This Strength and Conditioning workout involves a wide range of movements that will assist in developing strength, stability, power and overall performance. I will be using a wide range of gym-based machines and equipment that can be found in most...

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Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe

Ingredients 1 Onion - diced 2 Cloves Garlic - crushed 500g Chicken Breast - whole 1 Jar Passata 1/2 Cup Chicken Stock 1tbsp Fresh Basil (can substitute with dried basil) 1/2 Eggplant - diced 2-3 Zucchini - sliced 200g Mushrooms - sliced Method Brown...

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Are You Happy?

Far too often we fall into one of two categories: We think we’re happy because we have the materialistic stuff; We mistake happiness for simply existing. Neither of these is a true representation of happiness though, as happiness comes from deep fulfilment...

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Reinvest in YOU this tax time

We’re almost half way through the year and that can only mean one thing – tax time! You’ve probably already started mentally spending your tax money but before you race out and spend it all, consider using the money in a way that will benefit you in the long term....

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Jasmine’s Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

Ingredients 500g 5 Star Mince 3 Cloves Garlic 250g Mushrooms 1 Can Diced Tomatoes 2tbsp Tomato Paste 200ml Beef Stock 200ml Chicken Stock 250g Peas, Carrots, Corn 1.5kg Sweet Potato (Chopped into cubes) 1.5 Cup Cheese Method Preheat oven to 180°C Boil...

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Winter Warm Up

Only a few more days to go until we hit the first day of winter - the temperatures are definitely getting colder!! To make sure you can still get your blood pumping before those early morning workouts, we have asked our Personal Trainer Conny to share her...

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Mother’s Day Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients 1/2 cup Coconut oil 1/2 cup Maple syrup 3 Mashed bananas 2 Eggs 1/3 cup Greek yoghurt 1/2 tsp Cinnamon 1 tsp Baking soda 1 tsp Vanilla essence 1/2 tsp Salt 1 3/4 Cup Wholemeal flour Method Preheat oven to 165°C Mix coconut oil and maple syrup...

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Top 5 tips to incorporate real food into feeding a family

It’s 6pm, you’ve had a long day at work, picked up the kids from school, taken them to their afterschool activities and you’re finally home. The kids are fighting because they’re tired and hungry and you have two options- whip something up or get take out....

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