Spring is in the air!

If you’ve been indulging in a few unhealthy habits during COVID 19, now is the time to start planning your wellness plan, it probably means your fitness intentions have fallen by the wayside, however don’t be too hard on yourself. Spring is about seeking a fresh start, re-energizing, setting fitness goals and looking towards Summer.…

Basal Metabolic Rate

Know your BMR

Metabolism refers to all the chemical processes going on continuously inside your body that allow life and normal functioning (maintaining normal functioning in the body is called homeostasis). These processes include those that break down nutrients from our food, and those that build and repair our body. Building and repairing the body requires energy that…

Exercise and Pregnancy

Carefully planned and monitored exercise during pregnancy can be fun and beneficial for you and your baby.  Health care providers suggest that exercise during pregnancy is safe and beneficial for pregnant women, provided you have an exercise history prior to conception.  Very unfit women and woman who have not exercised regularly prior to conception should…

Tips for Eating Well

The recommendations in the Australian Dietary Guidelines and Australian Guide to Healthy Eating help us choose foods for good health and to reduce our risk of chronic health problems. If we are carrying extra weight, the Australian Dietary Guidelines can also help us lose weight. They steer us towards foods that are high in nutrients…

Healthy Active Lifestyle

Being physical activity or exercising can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Most importantly, regular activity can improve your quality of life. A minimum of 30 minutes a day can allow…