How to manage back pain in pregnancy


Pregnancy is a wonderful time for any woman, even if it is such a whirlwind of an experience. Every pregnancy is different, and depending on what state your body was in before falling pregnant, women deal with pregnancy symptoms very differently. From conception to birth, your body goes through many ...

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Favourite Five Baby Shower Gifts

Heading to a baby shower soon? Looking for some gift inspo? Something that’s thoughtful, fabulous and useful, but have no idea where to begin? Then fear not, we are here to help! We’ve put together our favourite five ideas for selecting gifts for a baby shower, that will be appreciated ...


Raspberry Chocolate “Nicecream”

If you are craving the decadent creaminess of ice-cream, but just not up for the sugar high (and subsequent crash), then this is the recipe for you! For the uninitiated, nicecream is basically just frozen bananas blended up until they are super smooth and creamy, with the look and taste ...


Why Stretching is Important for Kids

Kids are typically flexible (compared to us old folks, anyway)! However, stretching is important for young bodies to help prevent injuries, encourage good health, and to maintain flexibility as they get older. The good news is that stretching doesn't have to be gruelling! In fact, it’s all about promoting positive ...

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Strong Glutes: The Key to Good Health?

One of the most important (and least understood) muscles in the body are the glutes. While many people desire to have toned and shapely glutes for cosmetic purposes, they serve a much greater importance. The first thing we must remember is glutes are muscles. They are one of the strongest ...


My Top “Fire Up” Movies

I’m not exactly a movie buff but boy do I love a good flick. My many years on the road as a professional athlete meant a lot of down time – traveling, in transit or just unwinding after a days training or competing. Movie time before bed became routine for ...


Interview with a Guru: Quincy Symonds

When we think of our role models and gurus, it's easy to default to an adult figure. But lately, I find myself drawn to and inspired by a handful of talented, focused and courageous "younger people".  After a recent encounter with Quincy Symonds and her squad of gun female junior ...


Christmas Trail Mix – Heidi Sze

Dietitian and Blogger, Heidi Sze, shares her delicious, wholesome, homemade Christmas gift recipe. I decided to make fancy trail mix for gifts this year, which explains the picture at the top of this post. I wanted something that people could munch on that was a lighter alternative to all the baked goods on ...


Healthy Christmas Snacks Your Kids Will Love!

It’s never too early to get the kids helping in the kitchen and teaching them about healthy eating. With Christmas fast approaching, here are some of our favourite simple, fun and delicious festive season snacks that you can make with the kids. Great for the big kids too! Avocado Christmas ...


Top 3 Core Exercises for Injury Prevention

No matter what kind of activity you undertake, having a strong core is essential for preventing injury. Think of your core as the foundation that stabilises the rest of your body. All of our movements, such as swinging a golf club, kicking a ball, or pedaling a bike, either start ...


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