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Rubber band diet?

Keep your horrible diet advice to yourself

By On August 24, 2016

This morning on my drive to work I was listening to the 104.1 radio breakfast show during which they were discussing extreme diet advice and asking listeners to call in and share… Read More


When your weight refuses to go down: weight loss lessons

By On August 17, 2016

Over the past year I’ve struggled with my weight. In the past, I found it relatively easy to lose fat and stay lean but then I went overseas, became more relaxed in… Read More


My workout plan – February 2015

By On February 1, 2015

Weekly overview: 4 x weights sessions 3 x ‘other’ sessions My favourite types of ‘other’ sessions are: Ocean swimming (or laps in a pool) Outdoor sprint & plyometric session (circuit style) Bicycle… Read More

Bikini prep diary

Competition prep week 10 update

By On October 10, 2014

If you’ve been following my posts you’d know that I decided to balance prep with normal life and go on a 10 day cruise during my uni break. (I returned on Wednesday this… Read More

Bikini prep diary

Competition prep week 5 update

By On September 5, 2014

I’m now 9 weeks out from the Natural Olympia and am starting to get really excited for the upcoming weeks. I’m not going to lie, this week was a battle. I’m currently… Read More

Bikini prep diary

Competition prep week 4 update

By On August 29, 2014

I’m now 10 weeks out from the Natural Olympia and after a few weeks of feeling like I wasn’t seeing any progress, I’m happy to say that I look and feel much… Read More

Bikini prep diary

Diary of a bikini competitor: competition prep week 3 update

By On August 22, 2014

Let’s start with my stats: Last week’s weight: 60.2kg Last week’s waist measurement: 63.6cm This week’s weight: 59.7kg This week’s waist measurement: 63.4cm Weeks until my competition: 11 How am I feeling?… Read More


The best cardio for weightloss? Doing it your OWN way.

By On August 21, 2014

Cardio is an essential tool when trying to lose weight but, if you’re a lifting-lover like me, it may be something you dread and have to fight through. This prep I promised… Read More


High carb day 1 and carb cycling

By On August 6, 2014

During my prep, I’m adopting a technique called “carb cycling”. Carb cycling means that my eating throughout a week is divided by high carbohydrate days  and lower carbohydrate days. I have two… Read More


Quiche lorraine

By On July 17, 2014

I went away to the snow just over a week ago and had the most amazing quiche lorraine for breakfast on both days. I wanted to recreate it and make it more… Read More