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Personal Training… yay or nay?

Written by Maggie-Laurie Spark Is Personal training really all it’s cracked up to be?  We often hear that personal training is the fast track way to achieve optimal results in the shortest possible time, but how exactly is this achieved?  Let me share with you some of the ways we do this at Sheer Transformations.…

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Hearty Minestrone Soup

Serves 10 Ingredients: 1 carrot 1 zucchini Handful green beans 3 potatoes 2 onions 2 cloves garlic 2 stalk celery 5 large button mushrooms 1/2 bunch shallots 2 ripe tomatoes 1 x 400g can cannellini beans, rinsed 2 x 400g can crushed crushed tomatoes 2L vegetable stock Olive oil Salt and pepper 1 cup Pasta…

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Is your Personal Trainer really any good?

Written by Maggie-Laurie Spark There are so many personal trainers out there all shouting how good they are, so how do you really know if they are actually any good or just full of s#*t?  Here’s 5 key questions to ask before you choose a Personal Trainer. 1. What is your health and fitness philosophy?…

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Chicken and Vegetable Quiche

Serves 6 Ingredients: 200g chicken mince 1 brown onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tbsp olive oil 1 carrot, grated 1 zucchini, grated 3 button mushrooms, diced ¼ sweet potatoes, peeled 2 chat potatoes 6 free range eggs 1 tomato ½ bunch shallots ½ cup grated tasty cheese 1 tsp mixed herbs Salt and…

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Exercise on the go

Sometimes it can be hard to fit exercise into our busy lives and there always seems to be a valid reason or more important task to do that gets in the way.  Here are some stress-free ways from the Weider Nutrition Group that might help you fit a little more fitness in your busy life.…

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Number One Diet Myth Uncovered

Written by Maggie-Laurie Spark Get a plan, get educated and get advice from a qualified personal trainer or health professional.  This will help you in devising a plan that works for you to produce faster and maintainable results. Carbs make you fat.  This is perhaps one of the most common diet myths around, and is…

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Six Pack Secrets Uncovered!

Written by Maggie-Laurie Spark Ok, here’s the skinny on getting ABS! Have you ever seen ads or read articles on ‘How to get a six pack’?   There are countless devices, quick fix programs and celebrity detoxes telling you their product works.  Maybe they do, however if you want to know the no-bull, no kidding, truth…

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Omelette with ham

Maggie’s Turkey Omelette recipe

If you’re after a protein rich way to start your day, Maggie’s Turkey Omelette recipe!  It’s super easy to make, and even prepare a few days in advance.  Ingredients: 1 tbsp. olive oil 3 eggs 15g butter 50g kale 175g turkey 25g feta cheese Method:  Heat oil and gently cook turkey, kale and feta together in…

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Introducing Stacie!

If you haven’t seen this little pocket rocket around the studio, you are missing out! Stacie may look tiny and unimposing – but she can probably out lift you!Get to know her below, or book in a session with her (3 x 30 min PT sessions are just $99; new clients, offer valid before 31st October…

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Can you do a push-up?

Written by Maggie-Laurie Spark We have all seen endless Youtube videos of buff guys and gals doing countless push-up in a display of their incredible ‘strength’ (insert rolling of eyes here).  However, the number of people doing them properly are few and far between.  Don’t fall into the trap of trying to smash out as…

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