Question 8: What stops people from taking care of their fitness?

These days, there is so much awareness about how damaging a sedentary lifestyle is for a person. There are TV programs, magazines and many blogs dedicated to fitness. Many of our medical aid providers encourage a healthier lifestyle by rewarding us for taking steps to improve our fitness. Why then are there still so many... Continue Reading →

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Question 7: How did you get into fitness coaching?

I am currently 47 going on 48 years old. I am a wife and a mother. Like many other ladies my age, I battle the post-40 body of thickening in the waist and getting the “meno-pot”, as the mid-life belly is called. I sometimes win the battle and sometimes lose the battle. Fortunately the principle... Continue Reading →

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Question #2: How much fat do we need?

Now that we have established that a certain percentage of fat in our bodies is essential, the next question is - "how much fat do we need to be healthy?" The following table is a good indication of the healthy fat % ranges in men and women: The effects of too low fat % in... Continue Reading →

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Let’s discuss the dreaded F-Word: Fat

I get asked many questions about fat. I have also found that there is a lot of misunderstandings and confusion about this topic, and will address the questions I am asked about fat in this article. I hope you find it helpful! Question # 1: Why do we store fat? Most people nowadays dread storing... Continue Reading →

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The Measures of Success

What is success? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, success is "a :  degree or measure of succeeding b :  favorable or desired outcome." Everyone wants to achieve something, be it to be fitter, healthier, smarter or whatever it is that we are working towards. The only way in which we know if we are getting any... Continue Reading →

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