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7 Advantages of Exercising with Others

No matter if you’re exercising alone or in a group setting, you are going to receive a multitude of benefits, both physically and mentally. However, exercising in group settings (like in your LLGA classes) can have some bonus benefits which include meet some great people along the way! But which one is better, exercising alone …Read more »

How Sharing Meals With Others Improves Health and Happiness

Food is not just fuel Food’s number one purpose is to deliver nutrients to our bodies so they function properly. But, food is also part of our lifestyle. It is the basis of many social gatherings and celebrations! In fact, one thing the healthiest and longest living communities in the world have in common is …Read more »

What Stress Does To Your Body and 7 Steps to Help Manage It

What is Stress? Stress is a feeling we all experience at times. When faced with stress, our body has an amazing way of increasing our alertness – we perform better, work harder, or run faster. But there’s a catch. When we are faced with continuous challenges without relief or relaxation, symptoms of overload and exhaustion …Read more »

Stress Less & Boost Your Mood With These Foods

Choose food to help your mood There are lots of healthy foods out there that can assist in combating stress and boosting your mood. Reaching for the cookie jar or ice cream tub is normal when feeling stressed or down. But, for a moment of temporary relief, we are generally left off feeling worse. These …Read more »

Understanding Core Strength and Why It’s Important For You

What is your core? Did you know that your core is so much more than abs? While we think of the sculpted movie star six pack when we think of core, the core actually wraps around your whole body like a seatbelt. It is connected to your spine, bum, legs and chest, and like a …Read more »

7 Top Foods to Help Reduce Belly Fat

Check out these 7 foods to help combat that belly fat, by adding them to a balanced diet. Realistically, no single food will magically make belly fat disappear. But, there are some foods out there that can assist with weight loss! Too much belly fat can be very toxic and can lead to many health …Read more »

What Soft Drink Does To Your Body

Drinking Sugar Fizzy drinks and other sugar sweetened beverages like fruit juice, energy drinks and sports drinks do not provide any nutritional benefit to your health. In fact, they can be detrimental. The main ingredient is sugar, and a lot of it. Also, think about how quickly these drinks go down…it’s very easy to consume …Read more »

How to Pack Healthy Lunch Boxes

The lunch and snacks you eat during the day affect your energy, concentration, brain fog and the cravings you get during that 3.30pm slump. As for your kids, it affects their ability to play sport, learn and concentrate. Processed foods like biscuits, chips, jam, Nutella, chocolates, juice (basically most of your pre-packaged snacks) are generally …Read more »

10 Goals for a Fitter, Healthier & Happier You in 2020

Small and Realistic Changes For long term changes to be achieved, small changes need to be made. Small changes are easier to fit into a busy lifestyle and once they are a part of your daily routine, they can be built upon with more! We have put together a list of our Top 10 Tips …Read more »

Goal Setting for a Fitter, Healthier and Happier Life

For many of us, a New Year means a fresh start. It’s a time to feel inspired to create new goals and fulfil our ambitions. We want to help motivate you to create goals for 2020 that will make you a fitter, healthier and happier person. We aren’t going to sit here and act like …Read more »