HEALTHY CHICKEN, BEETROOT AND WALNUT SALAD

  INGREDIENTS For the poached chicken 2 tbsp olive oil 2 chicken crowns (legs and wings removed) 1 onion, cut into wedges 1 lemon, cut in half 2-3 sprigs thyme handful parsley stalks 2 Bay leaves 200ml mead, or hydromel pinch  black pepper For the salad 3 tbsp olive oil, plus more for frying 1 […]

DOWNLOAD YOUR HEALTH AND FITNESS APP NOW!

  Download Your Health and Fitness App Now! How many times do I hear this excuse: “I’m too busy”. Well not anymore. Not if you’re smart. Not if you have a smart phone. At its best, modern life dazzles us, giving us so much choice and so much freedom. But is it really freedom?  We […]

LOW-FAT TUNA LASAGNE

Ditch the fat but not the flavour with this delicious low-fat recipe!  INGREDIENTS: 30g butter 2 onions, sliced 2 cloves of garlic crushed 2 x 400g tins of tomatoes 250g packet of lasagne 1/2 cup of grated low-fat cheese   VEGETABLE LAYER 250g pkt frozen spinach 250g zucchini , sliced 150g mushrooms , sliced 180g […]

THE CAT STRETCH

Do you have a stiff lower back? The Cat Stretch is a great exercise to increase flexibility in the lower-back and can be used in your warm-up or cool-down. This pilates stretch focusses your attention on mobilizing your spine from your pelvis into flexion and extension. It can also be a very effective rehabilitation exercise for those who have had […]

INTERVAL TRAINING FOR RUNNERS IN THE EASTERN SUBURBS

Bored of the same old training? Want to get fit fast? Learn about interval training and check out these Personal Training hot spots for  Bondi and the Eastern Suburbs! What is Interval Training? Interval training improves health, fitness, speed and stamina. This type of physical training involves bursts of high-intensity work combined with periods of low-intensity […]

FitnessArt Boot Camp is here!

Kick-start this year with FitnessArt Boot Camp! Lose weight, get fit, meet people and have fun! If you’re finding it hard to get motivated after the summer break or perhaps you want to get fit but are looking for something more affordable, then this is for you. This is an all-over, total-body workout which includes […]

Choosing your protein source wisely

Protein is no doubt an important part of your diet, but you should choose your protein source wisely! Protein is a nutrient essential to the human body for growth and maintenance. Protein is the major structural component of all cells in the body, particularly muscle. This also includes body organs, skin and hair. Most protein […]

Variations of The Plank

The Plank is one of the most beneficial core exercises you can do. It is important to get the right posture though because inappropriate position can lead to lower back pain. So make sure your core is activated and engage your glutes. Once you have mastered this you can try these variations! Side Plank Begin by lying on […]

LOW FAT THAI CHICKEN CURRY

Looking for a meal that’s easy to cook, tastes delicious and doesn’t end up on your waist? Try this low-fat Thai chicken curry! INGREDIENTS  (serves 4) 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed ½ cup mint leaves 1 cup coriander leaves 2  lime,  1 juiced, 1 for wedges to serve […]

CRAMPS! CAN WE PREVENT THEM?

Most of us have experienced a cramp before and can remember how annoying they can be, but what causes these irritating contractions and can we prevent them? A cramp is a sudden forceful pain that is generated from an involuntary contraction of a muscle.  This involuntary spasm is defined as a cramp when the force […]

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