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There was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe…

I have recently signed up for the Half Marathon on the Sunshine Coast with my fiance and my friend Faithe. As part of my training regime I’ve not only had to increase the km’s in my running but also realised I need to invest in a new pair of runners which will help me get to the finish line and so this idea has led me to write my first post :-) .  Just by coincidence  I was recently for Read More...

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Rawmazing Dessert!

I recently had the pleasure of participating in a raw dessert class and learnt how to make some guilt-free raw vegan treats such as chocolate truffles, chocolate mousse, berry sponge cake and the list goes on.  Can you actually imagine eating a dessert that could be good for you? Sounds too good be to be true but true it is! In this class I learnt how to make desserts with simple ingredients. Read More...

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Fight the winter blues with tips and reasons for staying fit and healthy this winter
Does this sound like you? In summer you are an exerciseaholic.. you hit the gym, swim, even do a bit a of summer hiking and eat a low carb, high protein diet to be in tip-top shape and now that it’s cooled down… you’re a little less inclined? It’s now June and it’s the first month of winter, it feels as though the chill has definitely settled in and the days are shorter and colder.  At Read More...
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Might be a quickie but it’s a goodie!
“I don’t have enough time to exercise” how many times have we said that, thought that or heard that? It’s a common excuse I hear from clients. Who said it has to be an hour long session? Some of the shortest work outs can be just as beneficial. I have put together a metabolic body weight workout with only 10 exercises in it, so you have no excuse not to train because this baby only take Read More...
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It is true… you are what you think!
As you know from my first post, I’m currently training for the Half Marathon on the Sunshine Coast.  Every Saturday we do a scheduled run which is our longest distance for the week. I personally know that after a long week, it sometimes can be hard to get yourself out of bed on a Saturday, especially when it’s freezing and raining outside and I know how easy it can be to talk yourself out of Read More...
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I Love Lamb ;-)
For dinner last night I made some delicious stuffed red capsicums with lamb. Brian absolutely loves this meal and claims it’s one of his favourites so I thought I should share the recipe with you all because it’s definitely a good one for the colder months and it’s so easy to make, is yummy and super healthy. First of all let me touch on how healthy this recipe is for you…. Lamb < Read More...
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Doing the right thing and not getting results?
My gosh, I have been so busy planning the wedding for the last few weeks that sometimes I have to admit it’s hard to find time to fit everything in…. I was sent an article the other day that I wanted to share with you about how stress can effect weight loss even though you are exercising, eating well and how too much coffee can contribute in increasing stress hormone levels. Read More...
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Make exercise social!
It’s interesting to see how many people think that exercise is boring and such a chore. I was speaking with a lady the other day who told me that she was dedicated to getting in shape and really wanted to make the most of it but her problem was that she actually dislikes exercise so much that after several weeks she falls off the wagon. I thought this was interesting because I absolutely love Read More...
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To succeed you must Plan!
Happy New Year Own it Fitters! Many of us may be feeling the extra kg’s from all the over-indulgence during the festivities and I for one have heard the word detox being dropped like it’s hot since New Years day. You’ve heard it all before… PLAN AHEAD! I’m sure this could be applied to all aspects of our lives but in particular I am referring to your health and how to help you get back o Read More...
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Sign up to an event to keep the motivation going!
As New Years passed I heard the words “I’m never drinking again” being thrown around a lot and I bet once you were back at work again you succumbed to that Friday evening after work drink. Now I’m hearing “I’m not drinking ’til Australia Day” and you only had your last drink on the weekend… hmmmm! As some of you know I tied the knot with my hubby at the end of last year so beside Read More...
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5 tips to make exercise a daily habit!
Struggling to exercise regularly and have tried it several times?  You joined a gym (but didn’t select a personal trainer) with a New Year’s resolution and went hard for a few weeks expecting rapid results but then you quickly lost motivation once the you didn’t immediately get the six pack you were yearning for so eventually you gave up. I know I know I’ve heard it before and it’s actu Read More...
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Own it Fit 6 week challenge
Own it Fit recently ran a 6 week challenge in Sydney. There are many different reasons why people do a 6 week challenge such as to lose weight, get stronger, get fitter or get in shape for your wedding day or a sporting event such as Tough Mudder. Another good reason to do a 6 week challenge is to get back on track with your health especially if you felt like you had fallen off the wagon and over Read More...
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Own it Fit 6 week Challenge Leanne’s story weeks 2 and 3
Weeks 2 and 3 of Leanne’s experience of the Own it Fit 6 week challenge. It’s interesting to read the mental changes that Leanne has towards food in week 2. In week 1, she felt as though she wanted to give up and week 2 is now embracing the change and also started to enjoy cooking in which she never had the desire to do before. In week 3 Leanne faced a big challenge of going to work a function Read More...
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Own it Fit 6 week challenge – Leanne’s week 4
Leanne had an interesting obstacle at the end of the week 4- A pool party at her house hosted by Leanne and her housemates. If you have been following the first 3 weeks of Leanne’s story then read on. If not you may want to start here. image Week 4: “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” ~Doug Larson Reaching the half-way point Read More...
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Eggs cooked in oven roasted capsicum
Bootcamp will not achieve the outcome most of us desire on its own.  Eating healthy nutritious food is a very important factor in any program of change.  Combine a healthy diet with bootcamp classes will provide great results.  When my clients were doing the Own it Fit 6 week challenge, I made sure I was eating the exact same food as they were so that I could feel like I was doing the challenge Read More...
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6 week challenge week 5
A new entry from Leanne Cotter talking about her second last week of the 6 week challenge. It really is amazing how Leanne’s mentality has changed compared to the start of the 6 week challenge. At first Leanne struggled with the change but now is embracing it. Feeling amazing and positive. And doing Tough Mudder for the first time was a massive achievement! Week 5: “Both tears and sweat are Read More...
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Wrapping up and fitting into skinny Jeans
What a great journey Leanne has been on and just goes to show the positive effects on both mind and body by eating healthy and regularly exercising. Thanks Leanne for sharing your experience with us.  Leanne tells us that attending group fitness sessions and eating a clean diet results in significant gains in a short time frame. Week 6: “I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; Read More...