Recipe: Vietnamese Shrimp Salad Rolls

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Ingredients: Rice Wraps 16 oz medium sized shrimp 2 ripe avocados, peeled and sliced 3 oz sunflower sprouts 2 red peppers, julienne 3 oz apple, julienne 6 rice wraps 2 oz wasabi mayo Dressing 1/2 cup soy sauce 2 tbsp ketjap manis 2 tbsp sweet chili sauce 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar 1 tsp chopped garlic 1 tsp chopped ginger … Read More

Progress Not Perfection

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It would be a pretty big understatement to say that I’ve changed my eating habits over the last couple of years. In fact, I’ve done nothing short of a 180-degree turn around. I was the one who would stand beside the food table at parties and eat the whole evening, and demolishing an entire 240g bag of chips in one … Read More

10 Things I Learned About the Zumba Way

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“La la la la la la … the Zumba® way!” If you’ve ever been to a Zumba® class, chances are you had this song stuck in your head for days. As I sang it to myself for the umpteenth time, I began to wonder, what exactly is the Zumba® way? I’ve been going to Zumba® classes for years (mostly at … Read More

Join World Health Run Club

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It’s time to lace up and hit the pavement with World Health Run Club. We are taking the social aspect of Group Exercise to the pavement. You’ll meet people with a similar passion for exercise and running, and get the added bonus of accountability and motivation that Group Exercise offers. There are numerous benefits of joining Run Club: By arranging to … Read More

Fitness Focus: Light Bulb Moments

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I’m new to health and fitness and a lot of people ask me why I’ve traded an academic career for personal training and nutrition consulting. I think the easiest way to address this question is to tell you that I wanted to help people do what I did. So, here’s my story: My journey to health has been long and … Read More

Get To Know Your Vegetables

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You’ve always been told to eat your vegetables, by why? And which ones? Not all vegetables are created equal and some have very specific benefits to eating them. From balancing hormones to boosting the immune system, you’ll want to make sure to eat a variety of these veggies. Get to know your vegetables: Asparagus Asparagus is a renal cleanser – good … Read More

Complex Barbell Exercises

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This circuit is meant to make great use of the most common implement in any gym, the barbell. This is a short burst workout made to improve anaerobic fitness. This will help strengthen the body as a whole and make you more efficient at recovering. Choose a weight that allows you to complete between 6-10 repetitions. Complete each of the … Read More

The Other Side of SMART Goal Setting

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Think back to January, did you say to yourself: “THIS is the year it’s all going to come together. THIS is the year I will make it happen”? Every New Year we believe all of our fitness dreams will come true; whether it’s to lose 20 lbs. of fat, to gain 20 lbs. of solid muscle, or to bare a … Read More

Exercise with Bands

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Exercise with bands, it is effective fitness you can take with you anywhere. Use resistance bands to strengthen your core and burn more calories. They are one of the safest and easiest ways to train without worrying about having a spotter or dropping weights. You can also take bands with you wherever; it’s great for travellers. These five multi-joint band exercises … Read More