Why am I not losing weight?

Has this thought ever crossed your mind – why am I not losing weight? Ever envied how easily a friend manages to lose the kilos and you just cant seem to do it? Below are some possible reasons as to why you are not losing weight. Priorities They say that what makes a man great…

Crunchy peanut butter cocoa coins

This recipe is for all the ladies and gents out there who love their chocolate and peanut butter. Who doesn’t!? It is a mixture of coconut oil, cocoa powder, coconut cream and crunch peanut butter. Like most of my recipes it’s quick, easy and simple. Crunchy peanut butter cocoa coins only require a microwave and…

Pilates exercises to tone your bottom

You wont believe what Pilates can do for toning your whole body. One of the many places people notice the biggest difference is in their body is their “toned bottom”. After 1 to 3 months of 2 to 3 classes a week you will have a shapely contoured bottom 🙂 Your bottom is made up…

Basic protein smoothie

Ingredients: 1 banana 100 grams of ayrshire low fat plain yoghurt 100 mls of fat free milk 2 scoops (1 serving) of Nutritech whey vanilla protein powder Pinch of chia seeds Method: Measure all ingredients Blend the yoghurt and chopped up banana Add the protein powder and blend further Add 100 ml of fat free…

Scrambled eggs with cottage cheese

Scrambled eggs with cottage cheese combines two very simple ingredients that are used on a regular basis by those wanting to increase their protein macros. Although I prefer to limit dairy every now and then a bit of cottage cheese wont hurt you. Cottage cheese is know to be a good source of protein and…

Coconut pancakes

This friendly little meal came about when I was absolutely starving but unwilling to break my clean eating routine. I looked in the cupboard and there it was, coconut flour. I thought well its easy enough to make pancakes with oats but what about those that are gluten intolerant? Then it dawned on me, and…

Pilates for men

Did you know that the discipline Pilates was created by a MAN! I find this ironic when so many men (my hubby included!) are yet to discover the benefits Pilates can have with their training. It really is NOT just for dancers or women! So what are some of the benefits of pilates for men?…

Protein oats pancake

This is a really yummy, filling and easy meal you can have for breakfast or as a snack. Ingredients: 1/2 a cup oats. 4 egg whites. 1 tbsp of cinnamon. 1 tsp of ginger. 1tsp coconut oil Method: Blend all the ingredients in a blender. Cook half the ingredients on a pan using coconut oil…

Pilates

Pilates was pioneered by a man named Joseph Pilates. Thanks to his upbringing he learnt the many skills and arts necessary to to create the popular discipline Pilates. What makes Pilates different from other disciplines is that its primary focus is on bringing balance to the body. Muscular balance means a better posture and improved efficiency…

Prenatal Pilates

Being pregnant is a wonderful time but it can also leave you feeling physically and mentally less than yourself. Many women want to keep fit and healthy which is not only good for them but it benefits your unborn child too. Fit mamma means healthy baby! So what are some of the advantages of doing…