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Top Tips For Eating Well All Year Round

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Top Tips For Eating Well All Year Round

This month, nutritionist Samantha Gemmell joins us to provide some quick tips on how to eat well year round - even when it's freezing cold and all you want is comfort food! Every season has its ups and downs, and the same goes for how we eat during a season. In winter, it’s easy to rely on rich comfort foods. In summer, the constant partying and cocktails can take a toll. The good news is that you can eat well all year round, using these tips to guide you. Spring Stock up on seasonal produce Spring is a fantastic time...

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Weight Gain With Exercise… hint… It’s normal and glorious!!

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Weight Gain With Exercise… hint… It’s normal and glorious!!
We're all filled with the best of intentions when it comes to fitness and health. Unfortunately, most don’t last longer than 3-4 weeks in their new regime. (Insert sad face here.) When it comes to beginning an exercise routine, there are several things you need to know for your new commitment to be successful.

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Injury Woes - When to use Ice or Heat

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Injury Woes - When to use Ice or Heat

This month our blog touches on something we'd rather avoid thinking about... injury. However, it's better to be prepared and so Amber from Amber Healing is here to help! Please note, this advice does not constitute a doctor's insight into an injury. If you are concerned after applying immediate first aid to an injury, please see your doctor. When do we use an ice pack versus a heat pack? This very question sparks some confusion for many people when they have an injury or experience pain in the body. Both options are simple, affordable, and drug free pain relief that...

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Take Back Control, Freak.

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Take Back Control, Freak.

Welcome to our second guest blog of the year! As we move into the second quarter of 2018, motivation may start to wane (I know mine has!) so Ivette Herzog and Kerrie Allen, creators of the amazing Hey, Control Freak planner have a little something to share about keeping life under control.  Welcome to 2018, where every day is so full of crap to do you may as well dig yourself a tunnel out of town because it just ain’t gonna happen. Sigh. You hear me, right? I remember the days when I would actually get to the bottom of...

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I'm a Plus Size Fitness Instructor, and I Teach Because I Want to be Heard - The Jungle Body with Sammy

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I'm a Plus Size Fitness Instructor, and I Teach Because I Want to be Heard - The Jungle Body with Sammy

Hi, my name is Samantha and I am a fitness instructor.

I am sure those who are reading this are thinking "So what? Everyone these days is one!"

Well, what makes me different is that I wear a size 18 to 20 and I am 110kgs. Yep, you read that right.

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