August 2016

Salad: 250g cauliflower florets 200g chickpeas drained 50ml olive oil 2 tsp Moroccan spice/chopped coriander root ½ tsp turmeric ½ tsp fennel seeds ½ cup boiled water to soak currants 40g soaked currents 10g chopped coriander/ parsley leaf Method: 1. In a bowl mix the olive oil, Moroccan...

As a society we are obsessed with the idea of thinness, there is a preconceived notion that our level of fatness is the best indicator of our overall health. A recent book, The Obesity Paradox by Cardiologist Carl Lavie, is challenging this conventional wisdom, suggesting...

Ye olde static stretching! Servicing runners since the beginning of time. But is it the best way to prepare yourself for your running endeavours? Static stretching has long been thought to improve performance and prevent injury; the reality is, it actually causes an immediate strength and power...

By now 75% of you would have already failed your new years resolution. Rather than waiting to the final drunk stupor of 2014 before starting again, hit the restart button today with these 4 unique ways of achieving a healthier 2014. People far too often set...

After making decisions all day, the last thing you feel like doing at lunchtime is have to make another decision or travel half way across town to find something good for you. So often you gravitate to what ever is fastest, easiest and most convenient, but...

During a trip to New Zealand in 1962, Bill Bowerman, a former track and field coach, discovered a concept called ‘jogging’ and decided to bring the phenomenon back to the United States. It was during this jogging boom Bowerman was introduced to a young entrepreneur...

Ingredients: • 600g Medium rare roast beef (thinly sliced) • 1.5 Punnets cherry tomatoes, halved • 2 Medium Lebanese cucumbers • ¼ Spanish onion • Small handful chopped mint • Small handful chopped coriander • Small handful cashews • 300g Rice noodles, cooked • 1/3 cup of sweet chilli • Juice of half a lemon •...

'Get fit and lose weight with just 16 minutes a week' sounds like a tagline from one of those late night info-mercials. The difference being this particular methodology has been backed by real science and can be done anywhere. It is known as High Intensity...

One of the most common excuses I hear for people being a certain way when it comes to their health is blaming their genes. Not the denim kind but the ones handed down through the family via your DNA. I often hear things like -...

My sister is getting married in a few weeks time and the usual panic that most brides-to-be experience has started to set in. If there is any day you want to look your best it has to be your wedding day, knowing that all eyes...