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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Beautiful Digital Device Fitness Calm Concentration Concept

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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Jars of fresh yogurt, berries, muesli and measuring tape

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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Running Exercise Training Healthy Lifestyle Beach Concept

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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Woman doing push ups

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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Fresh fruit for smoothie breakfast

3 steps to a healthier heart

Written by Maggie-Laurie Spark Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in Australia.  An estimated one in six, or 4.2 million Australians are affected by cardiovascular disease (1), and 119 Australians die each day from CVD, or one every 12 minutes. (2)  I don’t know about you but I think that is…

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What can strength training do for you?

Written by Maggie-Laurie Spark We all know that strength training helps us lose weight and build strong muscles and bones, but did you know that it also keeps us young, healthy and active in a myriad of ways. Resistance training is any form of exercise that adds load to movement.  This might be lifting weights…

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Stronger than ever at 60!

Written by Maggie-Laurie Spark Exercise benefits for the older and wiser generation. STRONG MUSCLES There are many benefits of strength training, especially for mature aged exercise goers.  Start gently and with the guidance and supervision of a trained professional to ensure maximum improvements and prevention of injury. Resistance based, strength exercise can; Increases muscle strength…

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