You’ve made the wrong New Year’s Resolution

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Ok, I’m not going to berate you. I think its pretty normal that by now, the end of January, you have probably not continued with your NYRs. After all, we know that 88% of people are in the same boat! But why does this keep happening year after year? There are some common mistakes that […]

How to lose fat with exercise Part 2

Fat loss v EE

So to burn more fat you need to work at lower intensities in the “fat burning zone” right?? This is probably the number one exercise myth that despite it’s lack of evidence never seems to be truly debunked. You still even see on the cardio gym equipment to this day heart rate graphs of the […]

From The Silly To The SAD Season

Little people can teach us a lot about life. At this point in time, my not-quite-two year old is wise beyond what she can express through her vocabulary. This is often a source of frustration for her, and my challenge is to efficiently decode her words so as to validate her verbal communication. So when […]

Skinny And Rich In Only 18 Months…Without Exercise!

If you were thumbing through the Sunday paper over the weekend, you may have come across two separate full-page articles eight pages apart from each other. The first carried the big bold headline ‘Exercise Won’t Make You Thin‘. The second had the headline ‘How I Went From Virtually Zero to $3.5 MILLION of Real Estate […]

Fitness Fads: Toning Shoes

  Right up there for me with the Ab King Pro and other elaborate fold-out clothes hangers is the phenomenon of toning shoes.  You’ve seen them: they kind of look like canoes for your feet. And that’s pretty much how they act as well. Canoes were built to move in one direction. If you’ve ever […]

Skills Of Satiety

Eat to live, or live to eat? The latter resonates very strongly with me. For as long as I can remember, my life has revolved around food. Nourishment. The social experience. Comfort. The sensory buzz. The abundance of quality and exciting ingredients in so many different locations…food has never been a boring commodity as far […]

A Few Of My Favourite Things

I’ve never hated salad, yet it’s never something that’s particularly excited me either. Until I discovered how good it makes me feel!

Sleep Deprivation: a road to diabetes

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Did you get less than five and a half hours sleep last night? There have been many times where I have, through meeting work deadlines, having a good night out with friends or through the “joys” of parenthood, and I have not given it a second thought. That is until I discovered what it is […]

Worlds Best Cereal

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As a child I hated breakfast cereal. At the end of every bowl I had to resist the urge of bringing it back up! But still I persisted cramming it down because I knew how important the first meal of the day was for me. It wasn’t until many years later that I discovered it […]

Health Lessons From a 10-month Old

My baby girl was introduced to lamb-shanks recently. It was a balmy evening on Sydney’s Darling Harbour, and she was captivated by these hunks of meat served up beautifully over mashed potato.