SBF Blog

Joys of the teenage years

This year marks the date that I’ve been teaching fitness for 30 years!!! Which holds ZERO importance to my daughter who came home from school recently all excited because her Japanese teacher showed her how to lunge correctly. I now want to meet this enigma of a woman as I have compiled a list of

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How to ask for help

We’re often reluctant to ask for help due to the risk of rejection, feeling indebted to others, loss of control, and feelings of guilt, shame and judgement. However, the ability to ask for, accept and appreciate help from others is a valuable life skill that has many benefits for all parties involved. Please enjoy this

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Self sabotage: 3 steps to stop doing it

Please enjoy this 18 min live video recording where I explain what self sabotage is and the 3 steps you can take to stop doing it. Or you may prefer to read on for a brief overview: When we undermine our own success with destructive behaviours and thought patterns. Some examples of self sabotage include:

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How to strengthen your pelvic floor

This article contains generic advice only. For specific medical advice please consult a pelvic floor physical therapist or your trusted health care professional. What exactly is your pelvic floor? Why is a strong pelvic floor important? How can you strengthen your pelvic floor? Do’s and Don’ts with training and lifestyle. Please enjoy this 15 min

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Mooloolaba Getaway 2023

We’re just back from our 8th SBF GETAWAY and it was FANTASTIC! Home base for us this time was the beautiful Osprey Apartments at Mooloolaba. Beachfront location and only a stones throw away from the main esplanade with a great variety of cafes, restaurants and boutique shops. There were 12 gals for the weekend and

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Core strength: why we want it & how to get it

What are your core muscles? Why is a strong core so important? How do you know if you’re using your core muscles correctly? How often should you be training your core? Where should you start? Please enjoy this 20 min live video recording where we cover these questions …. or you may prefer to read

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Lose weight without willpower.

You don’t need will power, You don’t need motivation, And you don’t need more time, To lose weight. Of course all those things would make the process easier, however they are NOT essential! Please enjoy this 20 min live video recording where I show you how structure, routine and simple daily habits will give you

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What to do if you’re addicted to social media

Are you using social media to your advantage or is it creating more problems than it’s worth? How much time do you spend on social media each day? How do you feel after spending time on social media? Are you neglecting other areas in your life due to social media? Please enjoy this 20 min

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5 Steps to love running

If I had to choose any one exercise to get fittest the fastest and strip fat the fastest, it would be running….. and more specifically, running intervals. The first time I ever ran 5km was at 22 years old when I joined the Police Academy. Prior to that I thought I was the fitness queen

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Shift workers – How to stay healthy

Shift work is not the ideal scenario for your health and well being. If you can avoid shift work – do it. If you’re unable to avoid shift work, sticking to the following simple rules is your next best option: Please enjoy this 20 min live video recording…….: Or you may want to read on

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How to read food labels – the easy way

When it comes to losing weight, stripping fat and building muscle, you MUST fuel your body correctly. This means understanding the nutritional value of food in order to make good choices. Understanding food labels can be confusing, frustrating and overwhelming, however it’s a skill we all should master, and it’s not difficult to learn. In

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Citizen of the year…

“You’ve been nominated and shortlisted as a finalist for Citizen of the Year…” I stop reading and check the name and address to make sure I haven’t accidentally opened someone else’s mail. Nope it def says my name, so I keep on reading. And then I re read the letter … three more times. You

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