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Don’t eat cereal for breakfast!

The great thing about breakfast cereal is that: It’s convenient It tastes good. … And that’s about it for the “pros”. As far as the “cons” go: Cereal is made from highly processed refined grains. Most cereals are REALLY high in sugar. If you’re anything like me, a suggested portion size wouldn’t even begin to

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4 Steps to kick your sugar addiction

This is a 19 min live mini workshop where I give you the 4 Steps to Kicking Your Sugar Addiction. If you don’t have 19 mins to spare, here they are: Know where the sugar is: There are the obvious sources: cakes, biscuits, lollies etc. Then there are the other sources: protein bars, juices, acai

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Member of The Month: Amanda

How long have you been a SBF member? 1 month What’s one thing (either health related or not) that you learned in the last month? The importance or portion control regardless if the snacks are ‘healthy’… What’s a fun fact about you that not many people know? I used to be a postie! If you

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Mama bear is going to kill you!

Last night I let Poppy have two mates stay the night, and it’s not even her birthday!!! I’ll just wait for the applause to die down… Ok so this is a pretty big thing for me as I like going to bed at 7.30pm and not being interrupted for the next 8 hours. The kids

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The goal was to save my life.

Trigger Warning The very first thing I ask our members to do at the start of a Challenge, is to write their specific goal in our Challenge Planner. It may be a fitness goal eg. parkrun in 30mins It may be to lose 5kg It may be to complete a skill eg. box jumps It

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How To Food Prep Fast – for beginners

This is a 15 min live mini workshop where I give you the 4 Steps to FAST FOOD PREPPING. If you don’t have 15 mins to spare, here they are: Get a white board and keep this on display in your kitchen. This is going to be your visual reminder for planning and action! Start

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Essentials for a fat stripping diet

This is a 17 min live mini workshop where I cover the 5 Essential Elements for a fat stripping diet. If you don’t have 17 mins to spare, here they are: Portion control. Fat can’t be created from anything other than food. If you have fat stored on your body, at some stage you ate

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Age, injuries and what you can do

As we get older we experience a: Decrease in our maximum heart rate. Decrease in lung capacity. Decrease in muscle strength and muscle mass. Decrease in bone density. Decrease in flexibility… Basically we’re slowing down and unfortunately becoming more prone to injury. However “old age” isn’t to blame for all our injuries, and likewise, injuries

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“I don’t even want to know”

I had a bit of an unfortunate incident on the weekend. Well it started out as unfortunate and ended with a positive… I’m the first to admit that I have parking issues. It’s not that I can’t park … well actually, it could be a bit of that, but that’s not the big problem… The

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Embrace winter in 3 simple steps.

I LOVE WINTER! Jumping out of your warm cosy bed in complete darkness, to go for an early morning run. Getting dressed in your favourite: leggings, crop, singlet, long sleeved top, jumper, ski jacket, beanie, gloves…..you get to wear ALL your favourite things at once! Taking that first step outdoors in the chilly morning air

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Member of The Month: Kate

How long have you been a SBF member? Since January 2021 (4 months) What’s one thing (either health related or not) that you learned in the last month? Don’t put the Bamix splatter/blade guard in the dishwasher. What’s a fun fact about you that not many people know? I like to sew quilts. If you

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When is the best time of day to exercise?

Is it better to train in the morning or the afternoon? Should I do weights first or cardio? I regularly get asked these questions, or something similar, and here’s what I think… It really all depends on  your SPECIFIC GOALS and what routine works best for your lifestyle! (I’d also be suggesting that resistance and cardio work can often be achieved

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