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Is your fitness program missing something? You may want to stop running in a straight line and start zig-zagging instead. A new study shows that agility training can improve your cognitive performance. “Agility training incorporates components of learning, focus, balance, and coordination,” says study coauthor...

Ingredients: 10 dates 1 cup of almond meal ½ cup of shredded coconut 1/3 cup of coconut oil 1 tablespoon of chia seeds 1/3 cup of creamy butter cacoa nibs (bought from Harris Farm) Method: Place dates in a bowl and cover with water. Stand for 1 hour. Process dates, almond meal, shredded coconut,...

Low Sugar Snack- Gingerbread Men Sometimes you need a sweet treat for you and the kids, but you don’t want to fill them, or you, full of sugar, so what do you do? I recently tried this recipe from Lose Baby Weight and it is delicious. Cam...

These seriously healthy and delicious muffins lasted about a day here! Not only were they good for breakfast, they were good for a morning tea treat, a lunch follower and an afternoon pick me up. Without a drop of processed sugar to be found we...

Hard Core Exercises As you saw in my previous post your core muscles are vital to you operating in daily life, but if you are sick of sit ups here are some surprising exercises that will work your core. Not a crunch in sight I promise...

Bircher Muesli Bircher Muesli was developed around 1900 by Swiss physician Maximillian Bircher-Brenner for his patients and is still a very popular breakfast throughout Germany and Switzerland.  It originally called for more fresh fruit and was soaked overnight. Here is my make of this creamy deliciousness! Ingredients: 2 cups...

Healthy Oat and Honey Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups of traditional oats 1 cup of shredded coconut 1 cup of whole meal flour 2 tspn of baking powder ½ cup of raisons ¾ cup of butter ¼ cup of honey 2 tbsp peanut butter Method: Lightly grease a tray with butter Line pan with...

New Year, New You! Are you wearing a couple of extra layers and they aren’t clothes? Feeling like those jeans may have shrunk in the wash/dryer? Good news! We are bringing back the Body Blitz Summer Edition. This challenge will include the beep test, body measurements, before...

  Remember how your mum and your second-grade teacher both seemed to latch onto that same tired phrase, ‘You are what you eat’. Despite the legendary junk food binges of marathon great Bill Rodgers, a good diet really does make you perform better; if you follow...

Better brekkies Start the day in a positive way with some fuel that will stop the belly rumbles. Toast or cereal is fine, if a bit predictable, but if you want something fancier then here are my go to brekkies: Eggs Scrambled, an omelette or last night’s...