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19
Jul

The 100 Best Positive Affirmations For Happiness

This list is made up of my Top 100 favourite Positive Affirmations. I use all of these in my days as an Exercise Physiologist, Nutrition Consultant, Pilates and Meditation Teacher. Also in times where I practice EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) on m

21
Mar

High Protein Quinoa Patties

These vegetarian Quinoa Patties are perfect for your lunch box and delicious both hot and cold. Why is it so healthy?   Quinoa is a superfood I just love. It has a very impressive nutrient profile and is very versatile and easy to cook with. The

20
Feb

My Story

After tapping the snooze button on my alarm, I rolled back under the covers. I snuggled deep into the mess of pillows and bunched up sheets to enjoy those precious extra minutes of sleep. When the alarm beeped again I slowly emerged from my blanket c

12
Feb

Valentines Vegan Rose Rocky Road

Just because you are on a health journey, does not mean you have to miss out on treats this Valentines Day! This delicious and healthy rocky road will give you a guilt-free chocolate hit without the worrying about your waistline. You can make these h

25
Jan

Australia’s 10 Best Organic and Natural Products

So what the hell is propylene glycol, formaldehyde, parabens, dioxane, ethylene oxide and acetaldehyde?! They are chemicals you won’t find in my bathroom cupboard, but are they in yours? It is now time to treat your skin, body and home the same

20
Apr

Good For The Soul Broccoli Soup

Want a soup that is good for the soul? Broccoli soup nourishes the body, especially when it’s jam-packed with metabolism-boosting, detoxifying nutrients like this creamy vegan broccoli soup is. The calcium and vitamin C in broccoli helps you bu

10
Jan

Raw Chocolate Energy Bars

These Raw Chocolate Energy Bars are a fantastic healthy protein snack and I love having them just before a workout. They taste delicious, and for those of you with a chocolate craving, they provide a much healthier chocolate hit. Store bought bars ca

6
Jan

4 Rules To Re-Invent Your Shape & Build Lean Muscle

How do you get trim, taut and terrific…fast? Many women are misguided on how to best workout for a lean and feminine physique. They avoid certain exercises like using weights because they fear they’ll become “bulky”. But in reality weights af

1
Jan

How To Set & Achieve BIG Goals in 2016!

I love this time of year! The start of a new year brings a great opportunity for reflection, goal setting and inspiration moving forward. A lot of people ask me to help them with goal setting, so I am writing this post to share how I do my goal setti

28
Dec

Alkaline Green Smoothie

With the Holiday Season in full swing now, it is inevitable we are going to be surrounded by tons of food, and not all of this may be healthy. So if you have already overindulged, I have put together an awesome detox smoothie recipe to you de-bloat a

6
Dec

Alkaline Zucchini Fritters (Gluten-Free)

These delicious, healthy zucchini fritters are low in fat and carbs, a great source of protein and fibre which fills you up while keeping blood sugars steady. So they are the perfect food if you’re watching your weight. When I’m pushed for time a

17
Nov

Quick Mango Strawberry Ice-Cream Recipe

Preparation time: 5 mins Cook time: 2 mins Total time: 7 mins Serves: 3 SERVINGS Ingredients   1 frozen Banana cut into smaller chunks 1 cup frozen Mango pieces 3 frozen Strawberries 1 Can of Light Coconut Milk frozen in ice cube trays ¼ Cup Co

16
Nov

The 6 Types Of Stress & How They Affect Your Weight

The amount of stress and the kinds of stress in your life has a huge impact on what you should eat and also how you should exercise. Ignoring stress can be the crucial missing link to losing weight successfully. Through my years as an exercise physio

7
Nov

Woolworths Thinks You Are A ‘Freak’ If You Grow Your Own Vegetables

Woolworth’s new advertising campaign featuring personal trainer Michelle Bridges has labelled people who grow their own fruit and vegetables as ‘freaks’. The response of the Michelle Bridges soil eating video has luckily drawn more atte

6
Aug

9 Complete Proteins Vegetarians Need To Know About

So many women tell me that they don’t like eating meat and struggle to get adequate protein in their diet. It is easy to get enough protein without eating animals, but some people often have another concern: Are these meat-free protein sources

29
Jul

The Emma Watson Arms & Abs Workout!

Get ready for amazing toned arms, shoulders and abs with this Free Celebrity Trainer Workout™.  If you are new to Celebrity Trainer Workouts™, here is the lowdown – they are perfectly balanced and defined by the 3 S’s – Stretching, Str

17
Jul

Say Goodbye To Stress With These 3 Tips

It’s a hormone that wreaks havoc on your body. It destroys sleep, inhibits fat burning around your belly, stops body repair, impedes the creation of collagen, ratchets up anxiety levels, suppresses your immune system and it can actually lead to you

23
Apr

Is Your Smoothie ACTUALLY Healthy & Balanced?

Smoothies are delicious, fast, and nutritious meals on the go – when made correctly.  It’s important to remember that meals, whether served on a plate or in a glass, should be nutritionally balanced.  So, while an all-fruit smoothie may make yo

18
Apr

Yes! The Food Pyramid Has Finally Been Updated After 15 Years!

Due to growing nutrition confusion, Nutrition Australia have updated their food pyramid for the first time in 15 years. It also happens to be… Amazing! It is based on the 2013 Australian Dietary Guidelines, and finally they have got it right!

5
Apr

How To Get Back On Track After The Easter Binge

Went a little overboard this Easter weekend with the hot crossed buns and Easter bunnies? Feeling a bit slow, sluggish and unmotivated? The bad news is you can’t undo it with extreme exercise or starving yourself for the next week. The good news is

25
Mar

Banana Oat & Raisin Bites With Peanut Butter Drizzle

These amazing Banana Oat & Raisin Bites are a delicious treat which are dairy-free, vegan, soy-free, gluten-free (if you use gluten free flour), refined-sugar free and don’t contain other processed nasties. They are so yummy! Try them and l

3
Mar

4 Ways To Prevent Cancer Cells

There is extensive research showing that cancer exists and flourishes in an acidic environment, and deteriorates and dies in an alkaline environment. Therefore, adopting an alkaline lifestyle is not just important for general health but has also been

11
Feb

5 Ways to Love Your Body Exactly As It Is

Truly loving your body is extremely important for your inner peace and happiness. I practice, as well as teach these 5 ways to love your body to all my girls with stunning results. Whether they are A-List movie stars or everyday hardworking women, th

21
Jan

Here’s How To Get Amazing Legs Without Leaving The House!

So you want toned, amazing legs without leaving the house? No time and money for a gym? No problem! This tried and tested at-home workout is guaranteed to have your legs and butt looking toned and amazing in no time! There are 2 circuits, with 2 exer

9
Jan

Sensational Spinach Protein Pancakes

Today I was making the protein pancakes from my 21-Day Alkaline Eating Plan and decided to jazz them up with some greens! These have now turned into the sensational spinach protein pancakes. Such an easy way to get 2 cups of greens into your day with

26
Dec

10 Ways To Break Out Of Your Fitness Rut

Are you feeling unmotivated or bored? Here are 10 great ways to break out of your fitness rut. Pushing yourself mentally and physically in a new direction can help you lose weight, work different muscle groups, boost feel-good endorphins and stimulat

16
Dec

Skinny Detox Alkaline Smoothie Recipe (Yum!)

This Skinny Detox Alkaline Smoothie recipe is so delicious and nutritious, you are going to want it for breakfast EVERY morning! Summer is here in Australia and it’s so easy to source some amazing summer fruits and produce. I am loving being ho

16
Dec

Chemicals & Whey In Protein Powders Are Making You SICK

If you are exercising, a protein powder supplement can help you to build muscle tone, helping you burn fat quicker and recover better and faster after your workout. For something that some people consider a health supplement, you need to be aware tha

12
Dec

Why Being Acidic Makes Us Fat.

Being acidic makes you fat as well as damages your health. Here are the 7 top reasons why you have to avoid acids and stay alkaline! pH stands for potential of hydrogen, which is a measurement of the hydrogen ion concentration in the body. The total

23
Oct

Favourite Summer Recipe – Acai Berry Smoothie Bowl

The acai (ah-sigh-ee) berry is one of the healthiest berries you will ever find and commonly found in the rain forests of the Amazon. This antioxidant-rich fruit has been promoted for centuries as an energy-boosting, healing, immune-stimulating fruit

10
Oct

Why Bootcamp WILL NOT Help You Lose Weight

Are you trying to lose weight by doing a bootcamp style /crossfit / ‘kick your butt until you want to puke’ workout regime and getting nowhere? Are you already stressed? Do you have work, social, money, family life issues you are trying t

8
Oct

10 Health Benefits Of Acai Berries

1. Anti-Aging Acai (ah-sigh-ee) berries are one of the planets highest sources of antioxidants, with one berry holding two times the amount of blueberries and ten times the amount of antioxidants as grapes. As they are extremely high in many forms of

29
Sep

The BEST Workout For Your BUTT!

Introducing the Hollywood Smile Squats – The Best Workout For Your Butt!   Here is the best butt workout you can do without adding any more time to your day! We all know how hard it is to find the time and the motivation to exercise each d

25
Sep

12 Toxic Ingredients in Makeup & Skin Care Products

What actually are the Toxic Ingredients in Makeup and Skin Care Products to AVOID – A Buyer’s Guide   How much notice of the actual ingredients in your makeup and skin care products do you take? Do you fall for the great advertisemen

11
Aug

What It’s Really Like Being A Celebrity Fitness Trainer

Ever wondered what it is like to be part of the exciting, fast-paced, crazy, superficial, luxurious and extravagant world that the A-Listers live in? As a Celebrity Fitness Trainer and Nutritionist, I get full access to this whole other world. You ma

8
Jul

What Swiss Ball Size Do I Need?

This is a question that I have received countless times throughout the years. The question of what Swiss Ball size do I need can be challenging, as the main issue is that there is sometimes not one right answer! I have created this Guide to help you

5
Jul

The Flat Ab Workout

Toned abs never go out of style, so don’t cover them up any longer! As a celebrity trainer, I understand the importance of a sexy, toned midsection for myself and my clients. I love and teach these 5 favourite Ab toning exercises to my stars as

30
Jun

Your Flat Belly Alkaline Recipe – Broccoli Soup

Flat Belly Alkaline Recipe: Vegan Creamy Broccoli Soup Metabolism Boosting, Alkalising, Detoxing & Delicious Want a flat belly alkaline recipe? This soup recipe is part of the Celebrity Trainer A-List Body Guide – 21 Day Alkaline Eating Pla

23
Jun

10 Ways to STOP Bloating

Nobody likes to feel bloated! Unfortunately, most women are familiar with the unpleasant feeling of having a distended belly. It often seems to strike at inopportune times, like when you need to get dressed for a dinner or when you’re about to

9
Jun

Healthy Coconut Slice Recipe

This healthy snack is so quick and easy, it takes just 5 minutes to make! Another bonus is that it is kid-friendly and also a healthy snack for when you are on the go. You can make it ahead, bring it out when entertaining and it is freezable. Enjo

4
Jun

Is Drinking From Plastic Safe?

Is Drinking from Plastic Safe? Not according to these 3 proven reasons why you should only be drinking from glass or stainless steel bottles. 1. Harmful Chemicals Plastic drinking bottles contain many chemicals, some of which interfere with hormones

3
Jun

Top 5 Apps For Fitness

Fitness is the key mantra to a healthy mind.A lot of times we get bored of doing the same exercise or just simply walking in the park.To bring a zing in your exercise routine , here are five apps that will encourage and motivate you to exercise harde

25
Mar

Top 7 Healing Herbs You Can Grow Yourself!

Herbs are among the best and easiest things you can grow at home. You don’t need a large space, and by having herbs on tap, you’ll be able to pick them fresh for all of your juices, smoothies, salads and other dishes. Plus, growing your o