How to keep your New Years Resolutions alive and kicking!

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  I must admit I’m a tad boring these days with New Year celebrations. Instead of staying up late, laughing and celebrating with friends, my husband and I really live life on the edge and swap sides of the bed each NY eve. Serious party animals!!! Regardless of this very steady NY eve, I really do get seriously excited about … Read More

Tackling Exercise

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So much to do so little time! Do you ever find yourself so overwhelmed by your job lists and where to start that you feel paralysed and end up doing nothing? This feeling applies to life, but also our health and fitness. With so much choice, so many opinions, quick fixes, big goals, diets etc.. we can easily feel overwhelmed … Read More

SPRING – TIME TO COME OUT OF THE CAVE!

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Is it the fear of exposing our lily white legs and squeezing into our togs that get us moving in Spring or is there something bigger at play? I’m always totally weirded out by how much I start cleaning when that first day of spring hits. It’s so bizarre!! I spend every other day staring at drawers, cupboards, and windows … Read More

I AM FIT Philosophy #2 Movement Variety & Skill

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Why is variety of movement so important? Moving in a variety of different ways and challenging our bodies and minds to learn new skills are critical for many reasons. First and foremost, playing and moving in a variety of sports, exercises, groups or locations help keep us excited and motivated. If you have ever battled the boredom of the same … Read More

Whoops, I Forgot to Commit

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  Joy McClymont is a fitness trainer at Joy’s Fitness Hub and owner at Off the Track training. She took out her time to talk our team about how life events can affect commitments and defined a plan to prevent that from happening We all have targets and to achieve them we need to see several commitments through. These commitments … Read More

Believe it or not! I AM FIT Philosophies

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I AM FIT Philosophies #1 Belief Belief is a critical factor in achieving anything more from your body. It’s also one thing that can keep us stuck in a rut, achieving way less than we want to.   There are two elements of belief:    Your belief in your ability    Your belief in fitness The Belief in Your Ability Ask yourself … Read More

My biggest mistakes taught me everything

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Do you remember what it was like when you were younger and how physical activity was just something you did. You may have had a fire in your belly and a desire to push hard, to try, to keep up, score that goal, win that race, get picked in that team. As we grow up our fire and desire about … Read More

3 Reasons Why I Love Exercise

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I want to tell you today, three reasons why I exercise, which I am hoping sparks a little bit of interest in exercise for you. #1 is that exercise makes me happy!  If I’m cranky or if I’m in a bad mood, I’m only one huff and puff session away from putting a smile on my dial which is is … Read More

Don’t ignore your pelvic floor!

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If you’re a woman who has had a baby or two, then you would have no doubt heard all about the importance of keeping your pelvic floor muscles strong and active.  Why?  Because wetting your knickers when you cough, sneeze, run, jump, lift or push, is not NORMAL!  This issue of LBL (light bladder leakage, or heavy in some circumstances) … Read More

How to stop the yo-yo diet and exercise effect!

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Low fat, no fat, small dinners, smoothies, juices, strength, HIIT, triathlons, home workouts, gym membership, high protein, carbs after 5, 1 starving day per week, meditation, yoga…… OMG the choices in how we eat and exercise are endless! Unfortunately so is the yo-yo effect of adopting an eating and exercise regime that you can’t maintain and leaves you bouncing from … Read More

Start SOMETHING

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In the beginning, motivation is self-realising. That is, by simply getting started and doing something, can really help to re-energise you, make you feel as though you have achieved something which can in turn, be self rewarding. Sometimes, just the realisation that you ‘can’ do it and you ‘are’ doing it, generates self-motivation. The most detrimental thing to the development … Read More