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Originally posted on FITNESS ON TOAST.com:
Christmas is infamous for overeating indulgent sugary, fattening foods. This post is my attempt at a healthier alternative – it’s a tour-de-force of the same foods but with a bit of a lighter twist. Perhaps you can just pick and choose a few ideas from it, and as…

Countdown to FITMAS – Day 3

Repeat these exercises 5 times 20 Lunges Start in a standing position. Take a step backwards (about twice the length of a normal step). You may feel a little wobbly at this point but you want to make sure there is enough space to lunge down. Keep your body upright with the shoulders in line … Continue reading

Tropical Fruit Salad Smoothie

The look of¬†this smoothie instantly takes me back to my childhood when I used to munch on fruit salads and black jacks – some of you will know what I am talking about ūüėČ ¬†Check out the recipe below which we have modified to ensure it can meet the criteria for those of you on … Continue reading

Bootcamp – Peckham Rye Park

BOOTCAMP DATES FOR APRIL AND MAY ‚Äď AT PECKHAM RYE PARK 4 WEEK NIGHT SESSIONS per month @ 60 mins¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Start time 1930 3 WEEKEND SESSIONS per month @ 90 mins¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Start time 0930 ¬†Each session will consist of both upper and lower body work, resistance training, cardio, core and team work. All exercises suitable … Continue reading

Support or Sabotage?

Did you know you are an average of the five people you associate with most? If you surround yourself with healthy, positive successful people, your life will lead you down that path. If you hang out with negative, unhealthy, unsuccessful people, then your life will go that way instead. Negativity can come in the form … Continue reading

Healthy, Nutritious, Natural?

QUESTION… would you trust a “health product” who’s ingredients included “natural flavouring” and “natural colouring”? I certainly wouldn’t. Remember it its important to know/read what is in the food you buy unless you can buy whole fresh foods (meat, fish, fruits & vegetables) all of the time. If you don’t know what an ingredient is … Continue reading

Snack Attack!

Struggling for snack ideas? Try making your own spicy nuts. Not only are they a delicious snack for you but they can make a great gift idea. ¬† ¬† Cashew Curry Craze ¬†INGREDIENTS 6 tablespoons lemon juice 6 tablespoons curry powder 4 teaspoons kosher or sea salt 6 cups unsalted cashews¬† ¬†METHOD Position racks in … Continue reading

Support in weight loss

One of the biggest issues many of my clients face on their journey to fitter, leaner, healthier people¬†is support. It is easy for health and fitness professionals to ask clients to surround themselves with positive people and stay away from bad influences but how does that work when your spouse or work colleagues are the … Continue reading

Pan Seared Paiche with Spicy Avocado Sauce & Greens

This recipe looks delicious. If you cannot find Paiche then opt for Seabass as an alternative. To find out more about Paiche click here. Click here for the recipe courtesy of Wholefoods.

Don’t make these workout mistakes

Bad Form ¬† Many people practice exercises with bad form because they are too embarrassed to ask for help. Not only is this ineffective, but it’s also dangerous, as you have a greater chance of injuring yourself. If you need help, try joining a gym. Ask a trainer for assistance; they’ll probably be more than … Continue reading