Learn how to accept your body exactly as it is now

Learn how to accept your body exactly as it is now

Some tips for accepting your body exactly as it is now: Stop mentally or verbally referring to your ‘future body’ or your 'past body' Stop inspecting and evaluating your body in the mirror Stop pointing out your perceived ‘flaws’ (to…

When did other people’s plates become our business?

When did other people’s plates become our business?

Stop food shaming! It’s time for all of us to keep our eyes and opinions to ourself. Our society has become so much more conscious of wellness. There’s an incredible amount of media coverage about the eating and exercise allegedly…

Solutions for the mental battle of running

Solutions for the mental battle of running

How to make running easier mentally: Overcoming negative thoughts when running Everyone battles mentally with running - at least some of the time.  I've been coaching runners of all levels since 1998, and I've learned that it's perfectly normal to battle…

There is more than one path to wellness

There is more than one path to wellness

There is more than one way to achieve wellness. There is not one 'correct' way of eating or moving in order to be healthy. Be wary of anyone who claims there is. If there's many ways to achieve wellness then how…

Feeling like an athlete at every size

Feeling like an athlete at every size

You don’t have to look like an athlete to have the spirit of one.   I get incredibly frustrated by our media's narrow representation of what it means to be fit and active. We witness stories of elite athletes crossing finish…

Is your inner voice sabotaging your workouts?

Is your inner voice sabotaging your workouts?

Battling your inner negative voice for better fitness results When it comes to fitness achievements our minds can be our greatest tool or our worst enemy. When you're struggling to achieve that last kilometre, last few reps, or to make it up…

How to fall in love with exercise

How to fall in love with exercise

Two essential steps to stop hating exercise and start enjoying the benefits   Falling in love with exercise is unlikely if your sole reason for getting sweaty is losing weight. Think of something you absolutely LOVE to do.  Something that…

9 Solutions for anyone who hates exercise

9 Solutions for anyone who hates exercise

How to let go of your dislike for 'working out' One of the main reasons why people don't exercise regularly is because they dislike it. What if instead of thinking of it as 'exercise' you reminded yourself that all 'movement' is awesome?  The…

Grains are not the enemy, Carbs are not to be feared

Grains are not the enemy, Carbs are not to be feared

You can enjoy whole grains as a nutritious part of a healthy diet and you don't have to quit sugar   I can already hear the gasp.  Fancy a fitness trainer stating that sugar is not poison and grains are not toxic.…

Glute strengthening exercises for runners

Glute strengthening exercises for runners

How to improve your gluteal activation and strength to avoid injury and improve your running technique   We all possess a muscle powerhouse for running, but sadly this workhorse is under performing or completely on holiday in most people.  Your gluteals…

Advances in Sports Bra Technology

Advances in Sports Bra Technology

We've come a long way! Guest post by Tish Monahan, Founder of She Science   No longer squish and squash Traditionally Sports Bras were designed to ‘squish and squash’ the breasts down and together which left a far from desirable…

What happens in an in-store sports bra assessment?

What happens in an in-store sports bra assessment?

Sports Bra Fitting and Analysis - The smartest way to get the right gear You are probably already know that the best way to find the correct running shoes for your individual needs is to visit a specialty store that…