Category Archives: Healthy Living

Can you run faster than public transport?

Awesome 🙂

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Never cheer up a child with junk food – the best way to help an upset child after sport.

When children are exposed to a routine that works, they learn it, understand it and when done regularly it is locked into the memory. :  Beaten at Soccer + treated to ice cream + given a cuddle = feels better … Continue reading

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Do children learn lifestyle choices from their parents?

In the picture above you see my youngest child and me. She actually watches most of training sessions as all my children have, and in this article I suggest that our lifestyle choices are passed on to our children.  If … Continue reading

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What will you achieve in 2014?

If you have vision, a plan, strong influences from the right people, mixed with a bucket load of discipline and willingness to work then you are on track to achieve the success you deserve in 2014.

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The perfect Boxing day lunch – Turkey & Brie Panini

I overindulged on Christmas day and now feeling suitably bloated.  My fridge is full of left overs so this my Boxing day lunch, followed by a brisk walk with family to say ‘Merry Christmas’ to neighbours…  (Although I am sure many … Continue reading

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Wild Salmon in a Herb Mustard Glaze served over Garlic Mashed Potato

Originally posted on Yvette's Gourmet Kitchen:
This dish has a very mild taste that is nicely complimented with the garlic mashed potatoes and topped with some peppery arugula. Wild salmon is high in omega 3, it is low in saturated…

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Justin Bieber & Barry Manalow just ruined my training session! Why music is crucial to performance.

If you don’t have a training partner and you need to push yourself music is a great motivator, but it can also have the opposite effect.  I don’t want to listen to Justin Bieber or Barry Manalow during a training session!!! … Continue reading

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My wife said… ‘Your stomach is sticking out further than your chest’… So I jumped on the scales and wow!!!!

Originally posted on My Fitness Mentor ~ Olympian Stuart McIntosh:
It seems I have been ‘talking the talk and not walking the walk’!   Yep, even trainers can lose track from time to time, we are human too!  (Did you know most…

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The fastest boat on the river – Rowing 4 vs Kayaking 4. (whats the difference between rowing and kayaking anyway?)

Last night in Melbourne, Australia a fierce competition was fought for bragging rights to ‘the fastest boat on the river‘.  It was a very tight race and you can watch the video clip to see who won! (and now you know the … Continue reading

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What does a girl give a man that just gave her flowers?… introducing Man Flowers!

If your partner is drinking too much beer and growing a beer belly, give him the subtle hint by filling his favorite beer glass with silverbeet (aka Spinach) and his ‘keg’ will turn into a ‘6-pack’. A stein of silverbeet is … Continue reading

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