Flashback To The Reality Check

I remember this moment so vividly now looking back. It was just over 3 years ago now when I won my IFBB Pro card which was an absolute dream come true. Then soon after my whole world came crumbling down around me and as a consequence, i started putting on weight rapidly. I shut off from the world for months and started hearing rumours about why i had put on the weight that i had. Honestly so many things kept coming back to me from "she is on steroids, to "she looks pregnant". I was fighting a battle that no one had any idea about yet everyone was very quick to judge and make assumptions about.

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5 Ways To Track Your Progress For Fat Loss

Have you ever been on a health kick and feel like you are doing everything right?

You are eating all the healthy foods, having your green smoothies, kale, and working out for what feels like hours on end. But for some reason you just simply cannot see results even when you cut all of those sweet treats and mocha lattes, it can be very frustrating right? What's the point? Well, the main issue may be purely the fact that you are not tracking your progress and your means to your progress. If you can track it you can change it and continue to progress. But if you don't, then you are flying blind.

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9 Ways to help your New Years Fitness Resolutions Stick

New Years Resolutions, I personally like to define them as New Year Goals rather than resolutions, But no matter how you define it we all get excited to take on the new year head on with the greatest of intentions. Over 50% of Australian set new years resolutions, however, out of the 50% of the population that set out with new goals, 88% of them fail before the new year if done. So why is that? 

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Healthy Macro Friendly Banana Bread

I LOVE banana bread! This is the perfect option to add in or after a workout or simply as a yummy treat! If you are anything like me, i always buy bananas in my weekly shop. however, i don't always get around to eating them all by the time they get a little too ripe. when they hit that ripe stage, this is the perfect time to use them in a banana bread recipe instead of letting them go to waste. 

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My 4 Go-To Smoothie Recipes

If you follow me on SnapChat (Bubblenini) then you would now how much i LOVE protein smoothies. That is because i am always snapping them, in the morning or after the gym, or just any time of the day as a snack really!

 

Something i hear a lot of is “i don’t have time to make a healthy meal”. we if you smoothie, then yes you do

My smoothies are packed with protein, they incorporate carbohydrates and fats and you can adjust the macros to ensure they suit any nutritional time of the day. Plus they taste awesome so WIN WIN.

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Should you do fasted cardio?

I always get asked whether to do cardio fasted... so i am here to answer the question for you!

Cardio. its one of those things that does need to be done sometimes, as much as i opt for the weights first! But is it better to do it fasted (without eating) or to eat first? Many people perform fasted cardio in the morning becasue of the idea that they will burn more fat when doing so. his has been the norm in the fitness world for such a long time and is something i too used to do in te past without even questioning the benefits. so is it true? is fasted cardio better than performing cardio in a fed state.?

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