7 reasons to work out in the morning

For the last 3 years almost all of my workouts have started before 7am, even on weekends and I’ve never looked back.  There are some occasions where I have switch up my routine and move my work out to the evening, but that’s ok, its all about balance and being able to be flexible with yourself.

When I first started working out in the morning the 5:54 alarm was not welcoming, actually it was  horrendous, and id spend about 15 minutes deciding if I should get read more

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3 ingredient snack bars

Every Sunday I spend about 4 hours in total planning my meals for the week; I write down what I will be eating for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks; once I’ve got this decided I write the shopping list, and head off to the grocery store.  I like to try and plan meals that can be used as left overs for lunch, or that I can freeze for a later date.  Personally getting back from the store is when the real fun begins, I cook up and prepare about 80% of my meals on my menu.  

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High Intensity Interval Training – do I need a gym?

High Intensity Interval training (HIIT) is my absolutely favorite type of cardio work, it gets my heart pumping, face sweating, endorphins racing, AND it burns a ton of calories in a small amount of time. BINGO.

Recently a few people have told me that they feel they can’t complete a HIIT work out sufficiently because they don’t have access to a treadmill or a gym. But guess what? You absolutely do not need either a gym or a treadmill to get in your HIIT.  read more

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