Challenge Week Three

Week three kicked off with Wildhorse @ Night 25km as night training for BVRT miler. Unfortunately I had a bit of a stack and banged my knee hard which meant I needed a couple of days off to let the swelling go down. By Tuesday all was good and I went out for my speedwork … Continue reading Challenge Week Three

Challenge Day Eleven – Back To The Gym

After rejoining the gym a week and a half ago today was the first day I actually managed to get there! Decided to do the 6am pump class which was interesting... it's been six months since I did any weight training and years since I did a pump class. Not sure I would go back, … Continue reading Challenge Day Eleven – Back To The Gym

Step Up! Restarting Couch to 5k

After three months with no running due to a fractured foot, I finally got the go ahead from my specialist to start running again last week. Just in time to participate in the Step Up! Program that my husband and I are running in our business Empowered Health. The Step Up! Health Empowerment program includes a six … Continue reading Step Up! Restarting Couch to 5k


Three years ago I picked up my first box of products. Little was I to know what was ahead. It took me three months to ignore the excuses in my head and give this "shake diet" a go for a month. I was convinced that it wouldn't work like I had been told. How could … Continue reading 3 YEARS ON – WHAT A RIDE!

A New Challenge – 16 Weeks

So the after effects of two weeks overseas with very little exercise and way too much rich food and cocktails was a 5kgs increase on the scales. I made a concious decision to indulge whilst I was away and so I don't feel guilty at all. I do however feel bloated, sluggish and cannot wait … Continue reading A New Challenge – 16 Weeks

7 Top Tips for Increasing Energy

I know as well as anyone what it feels like to be low on energy. It's how I lived for most of my adult life. Up until a few years ago I was constantly tired, relying on coffee to wake me up in the morning and often having a slump around 3pm where I could … Continue reading 7 Top Tips for Increasing Energy

Who Else Wants to Not Gain Weight this Christmas?

It's no surprise that Christmas is the time of year when the majority of people kick back, overindulge and end up with a few extra kgs come January 1st. It seems to start earlier and earlier every year - just the amount of parties in the lead up before the big day can see the … Continue reading Who Else Wants to Not Gain Weight this Christmas?

Breaking through your fitness plateau

It would be a rare individual indeed who has been able to work at their fitness for a number of years and not hit some kind of plateau. I’ve been there! I’d been running for around three years and then I just couldn’t gain significant improvements. I spent the next few years trying harder and trying … Continue reading Breaking through your fitness plateau

Are You Up For It? 30 Day December Challenge

  No it's not a challenge to eat chocolate for 30 days, but at least it got your attention so you may as well read on... So I have decided to do a 30 Day December Health Challenge. Why? You may well ask. What is the point of committing to doing a health challenge in … Continue reading Are You Up For It? 30 Day December Challenge


  Most people would agree that it would be great to have more energy at Christmas. Battling through the crowded shops to buy presents at the last minute, wrapping said presents, putting up festive decorations, cooking Christmas dinner, dealing with kids who are high on sugar and excitement...Christmas can be an exhausting time of year! … Continue reading HOW TO HAVE MORE ENERGY THIS CHRISTMAS