The third week of our challenge was particularly difficult for me. Stress and anxiety have a tendency to encourage the abandon of well-cultivated habits. By the end of the week, all the hard work I’d been putting in was being put to the ultimate test. Ignoring the reasons for recurring stress and negativity is not … More Week Three: Stress, Anxiety & Emotional Eating
The second week of our October Challenge went well. I started with hot yoga, which was ridiculously intense but enjoyable, as always. The rest of the week I followed my usual schedule, going to the gym a total of four times. I was under a lot of stress so eating healthy proved extremely difficult. I … More Week Two: A Moonlight Hike & Midnight Tea
This month, my friend @student_health_journey suggested we each set our top three fitness goals and work towards them together. Whoever reaches theirs first by the end of the month gets a sports bra and leggings from the other. It’s only been a week and I’m already seeing progress!
A few months ago, my friend and fitness buddy suggested we sign up for the Sanlam 10km peace run. I had only ever run one race before and that was The University of Cape Town Memorial 10k, which had been on a whim, really. I decided that this one would have to be different because … More Sanlam 10km Peace Run
This smoothie doesn’t take long to make and you won’t need many ingredients. You will need: 1 large orange 1 apple 3 teaspoons chia seeds 1 heaped teaspoon green powder (I like to use The Real Thing) Water (however much you need for it to reach a consistency you like) Method: Like all other smoothie recipes, this … More Super Easy Weekend Smoothie
We all know what self-love is, but how often do we actually take the time to consider our well-being and happiness?
The glittery pink poster made me do it! Although I’d been meaning to go for a S.W.E.A.T 1000 workout for nearly six months, I was never able to find the right time. Then Women’s Day, in all its timely perfection, came along; every one of the S.W.E.A.T studios was holding a special class in honour … More The S.W.E.A.T 1000 Experience
Breakfast has been labelled as the most important meal of the day, but an increasing number of people choose to go out into the world without it because they haven’t any time or just don’t feel like i … More Eat It! Why Skipping Breakfast Isn’t The Best Idea
There’s something about stress and exams that just invites senseless eating and needless abandon of every healthy habit ever cultivated. Not only is forgetting to sleep, foregoing the gym and living off corn flakes and Red Bull bad for your physical wellbeing, it negatively affects your productivity and ability to concentrate. Instead of taking on … More Staying Healthy During Exams
What It Is The 21-day boost is a wellness program that functions as an “invitation to health and wellness”. It aims to create a balanced lifestyle, focussing specifically on sound nutrition and exercise in an attempt to nurture a “healthy balance of mind, body and spirit.” Participants are given a protein shake and green tea … More 21-Day Challenge: Why I Joined & Week One