8 Signs You Are Fitter Than Ever

In the fitness world, there are so many ‘doom and gloom’ articles that tell us how to know we are seriously out of shape or are not doing enough to ensure our own good level fitness and health. But conversely, there are few publications focusing on the signs that we’re on top of our game […]

Progress: Why You Don’t See Any Changes to Your Body (Yet)

Progress is a slow moving train. And because of that, it can be incredibly frustrating to put in your absolute best and not see the results you want, or worse still, see no results at all. There may be a perfectly reasonable explanation for why; you may have simply not trained enough, or placed unrealistic […]

5 Reasons Why Women Should Support Women

We all hear a lot about women supporting women. It is an important part of the long road to equality, peace and cohesion between all people, but the truth of the matter is that many women don’t really appreciate just how important it is for them to appreciate, support and spur each other on. This […]

How A Caloric Surplus Can Help You Gain Muscle

If you’ve ever heard of the term ‘bulking’, it’s something that essentially means one of two things; either they are ‘dirty bulking’, whereby they eat anything and everything in order to build up a massive caloric surplus (and thereby give themselves an absolute ton of carbs to work with and quickly gain mass) or they […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Rock Your Insecurities

Even the most confident person in the world has insecurities. If they say they don’t, they’re not being honest. We’re human and part of that means we have imperfections, physical and mental. The old guard will tell you that you should step outside and not let your guard down; be confident and ‘fake it til […]

Demotivation: 5 Reasons Why and How to Get Out of This Cycle

Demotivation is one of those walls that can feel impossible to break through. For whatever reason, once that blanket comes sweeping across, it can be an absolute nightmare to try and work through. It can come in many forms; from not having the energy to finish a piece of work we’re almost at the end […]

5 Examples of Female Fitness Guru’s to Spark Your Motivation

For women, fitness can often be impeded and mired by societal expectations. Male preconceptions about the female form, coupled with a lot of fitness influencers and the like being ‘male-centric’ means that an already arduous journey to fitness is made even harder. Thankfully, more and more women are rightfully staking their claims and becoming huge […]

Can Smoothies Be Unhealthy?

Incorporating smoothies into your diet not only gives your body all the vitamins, minerals and fiber it needs, but it also helps your digestion, as the foods are blended and therefore easier for your body to process. Additionally, blending a smoothie means that you use the whole fruit or vegetable and can therefore keep all […]

Winter Baking for Good Nutrition and Ambience

Don’t you love all of the foods we cook in the winter time? All of the cookies and heavy stews and sauces. It’s so great, the ambiance those foods provide. But these foods tend to not be the most heart healthy foods. If you’re thinking about your health, but also want the sights and smells […]

Vegetarian vs Raw Food

Is there a difference between vegetarian and raw food diets? A raw foodist is a vegetarian, but one who generally is not going to cook his vegetables or fruits. A vegetarian is someone who simply doesn’t eat meat, fish or poultry, but only consumes vegetables, pasta, and rice. A vegetarian might eat meatless spaghetti sauce […]