Alessia Araujo

If you haven't seen or heard about her yet, I promise, it was just a matter of time.  Alessia is a 22 year old lady boss;  juggling work, studies, family and friends, she even still makes time to slay in the gym. Following Ally on Instagram, you don't even get a glimpse of what keeps [...]

Banana Bread: Super Easy Super Healthy

This "Nana Bread" recipe, as she calls it, is Lauren Mouton's.  I've recently come across her Instagram profile, and was immediately compelled to try one of her recipes! This recipe is so easy to follow, and doesn't take long at all.  I love recipes which are especially quick to make, just because in today's fast [...]

I lift weights with love.

I've been asked what my goal is with fitness an immense amount of times, and I never knew what to say.  It started annoying me that I'm always speechless when asked this question,  so I started thinking. Ultimately, I guess the goal would be to be able to inspire girls to love their bodies enough [...]

Time to get Strict

Starting tomorrow, Monday 10 July, I will be way more strict as to what food I'm putting into my mouth. I eat relatively healthy, but always still allow sneaky treats when they come my way.  Sometimes, a sneaky treat comes along and basically just triggers a craving for more and more chocolates, candy and biscuits. [...]

Gym Rage – Relate?

"I love going to the gym" is an understatement, truly. I can write an entire post on the previous statement and I probably still will, but here's something that really keeps me from killing a workout. When someone is "using" a machine, but is on their phone the whole time! Every gym, no matter how [...]

First trip to the gym

... after a three week holiday in Thailand. I was lucky enough to travel to Thailand, and experience first-hand what a beautiful country it is.  Whilst being there though, the only exercise I got, was three trips to one of the poorly-equipped hotel gyms, swimming, and the tremendous kilometers covered by foot, exploring all the [...]

Should you be counting Macros?

Macros, a word circulating in the fitness industry for quite some time, however, some people may have only heard of it recently. Left wondering what it is and if you should start adding them up? Counting your macronutrient intake means counting the grams of proteins, carbs and fats you take in within a day. This [...]