Category Archives: Motivation

Building your nutrition platform this Spring


Good nutrition ultimately comes down to developing strong daily food habits that help to build a strong nutrition platform. We all have days when we overindulge or eat more than we should, but having a strong baseline diet ensures that we can return to good habits quickly and keep our mind and body functioning at […]

Losing the last 5kg


It may come as a surprise to hear that it can actually be harder to lose a couple of kilos than it is to lose 20 or 30. Indeed this can explain why some people seem able to be able to lose multiple kilos quickly when they decide to lose weight, compared to those of […]

How to start the week right


Start the day right If your Monday mornings routinely begin with you rushing out the door with nothing other than your laptop and a cup of instant coffee, the chance that you will be feeling good about your week and ready to eat well are slim. If though you take time each Monday morning to […]

Take control of your food week


The start of another week inevitably sees many of us commit to a series of health and fitness resolutions with plans for this being the week in which we start becoming leaner fitter and healthier. So before you begin another week with yet another diet or exercise regime that you are unlikely to sustain, why not […]

Top tips for long term weight success


 Over the weekend I presented at the Fitness and Health Expo (www.fitnessexpo.com.au) down in Melbourne on my top tips for long term weight success. I thought you all might be interested in these as well. Planning is the key to dietary success Nutrition may seem complicated and indeed, some of the biochemistry and applied physiology is technical […]

10 Reasons Why Shape Me may be your ultimate diet solution


1. Shape Me allows you to choose your diet Whether you need a diet for insulin resistance or for gluten free, vegan or a low FODMAPS diet, Shape Me offers the calories controlled meal plan to suit you. You get to choose the diet you want based on your age, activity levels, food preferences and […]

Be Kind.


A couple of weeks ago I was in an airport lounge and got a little too excited at the soup station and managed to bring an entire stack of bowls crashing down and smashing all over the floor. As you can imagine it was mortifying and there was a good deal of time where I […]