DOMS – What exactly are they?

We've all heard the dreaded phase 'DOMS' We all know the pain associated with them and the fun of not being able to walk after a big legs workout! But what exactly are DOMs? DOMS = Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. Delayed onset muscle soreness…

Carbohydrates

Carbs have such a bad reputation but are they as bad as a lot of people seem to think? Lets have a look, First of all what exactly are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are one of the three macronutrients (nutrients that form a large part of…

Dietary Fats

Fat gets a bad rap even though it is a nutrient that we need in our diet, just not too much. Learn all about dietary fats and how getting too much or too little affects our health. Does my body need fats? Yes, it does. Dietary fats are…

Easy peasy rice!!

So simple and really delicious! Perfect vegetarian dish or try it with some prawns mixed through! Ingredients - Serves 6 1 tbsp olive oil ½ onions, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 green capsicum, cut into dices 1…

Older weight lifters???

Should older adults (Let’s say 50 years +) lift weights? I get asked this question a lot so here’s my answer. In a word….YES Research has shown that weight training has a large number of benefits for older people. Including (but…

Some considerations to make as you age

Throughout life, men generally need more energy calories/kilojoules per day than women. This is because men tend to be larger and have a higher proportion of muscle. The amount of energy you need each day depends on your age, height, and how…

New to the gym, where to start?

With so much fitness information out there it can be hard to know where to begin! This is especially true if you’ve never actually put a focus on exercise and personal health & fitness before. Here are a few of my top tips to anyone starting…