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Imagine the Pain

By admin | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Imagine trying to sleep on your couch at night (so as not to wake your partner) with a hot water bottle, dosed up on neurofen from the pain of diverticulitis.Imagine waking up tired and sore everyday from this nightly ritual. Imagine struggling to do day to day activities because you not only struggle with diverticulitis,…

Weight Training & Discovering My Identity

By admin | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

I started training to rediscover my identity after dedicating 14 years to being mum…. The irony of it all, was that I discovered being ‘MUM’ was the best identity I could ever be. Our children love us no matter how we look, how many kilos we weigh, or how much chocolate we eat. They love…

Nutrition For Transformations

By admin | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Is there a difference between nutrition for weight loss and a body transformation? Yes there is a difference. Dieting for weight loss is basically starvation, the focus is on a large calorie deficit to lose weight. The principle follows the law of thermogenesis, calories in (eating) being less than the calories out (exercise), so if…

Our Purpose Is Not Fat Loss

By admin | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Women judge their self-worth and success on a number on some impersonal object that records overall weight, not fat. Your body is made up of water, muscle, bones, connective tissue and yes fat so focusing on fat loss is like focusing on just the tyre pressure on you car. What about the oil, water and…

3 Simple Tips For A Healthier Family

By admin | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Plan Your Meals – Be Organised – Trying to save time by eating fast food and ready-made meals is one of the biggest mistakes busy mums make. Although it may save you time and energy to run to the take away shop instead of cooking a meal, you’re jeopardizing your long-term health. Don’t forget: Your…

Turning Dreams Into reality

By admin | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Turning Dreams into Reality By Michelle Adams-Arent Watching her mum train and compete in bodybuilding is what started the fire in Emma Knights. She recalls, “I fell in love with lifting weights and pushing my limits at the tender age of 15. At the time my mother was also training and competed in a couple of…

Don’t Be Afraid

By admin | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Phone rings ring ring. Good morning Brand New Me Studio Philip speaking. Hi my name is Lisa and I was looking at your website and Facebook and really like the message you guys are telling. Me:  Hey that’s great Lisa, we like the message as well.  How can I help? Lisa: Well I’m tired of…

Think Differently

By admin | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The fitness industry pushes all manner of diets and training methods that often just leave people confused. In fact the more obscure the more likely it will get a following, butter in coffee anyone? According to the Suncorp Bank, Cost of Being Fit Report In 2015 Australians spent $8.5 Billion or $2340 per houshold on…

How Do You Drop Dress Sizes…

By admin | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

  How do you go from a size 18/20 to a size 12? You get strong!  Physically, mentally and emotionally! There is nothing quite like the feeling of empowerment, the realisation of being able to do so much more than you ever thought possible (including surprising yourself by fitting into a size 12 for the…

Why relying on willpower only leads to failure (and its not your fault)

By admin | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Will power is a fickle friend. Some days, she is right by your side supporting your every decision. Other days she is nowhere to be found, the only proof of her presence- the guilt you feel for having lost her yet again. Will power is not only fickle, but she is finite as well. Use…

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