15 August

Workplace Health Initiatives. Are they working for your company?

Workplace Health Initiatives. Are they working for your company?

For the most part, workplace morale and culture is governed by workplace health. Think about it, we all know we are happier and more productive when we are fit and eating healthy foods, its a proven fact. So if we improve the health of our staff we improve our bottom line right? You would think […]

31 July

How to Eat Well on Vacation – by Cole Millen (guest blogger)

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How to Eat Well on Vacation – by Cole Millen (guest blogger)

When you’ve worked hard to earn your vacation, you want to have the best time possible. Sometimes even traveling for pleasure can add unnecessary stress to your life, and this is especially true if you neglect your healthy routines while away from home. Fortunately, eating well on vacation is fairly easy. It simply takes a […]

12 June

ACTIONS speak volumes

ACTIONS speak volumes

So many times I am asked the question: “What are the qualities of a good leader?” Now there is no hard and fast way to answer this, however from experience, I know that what a leader does, has much more of an impact on their team, than what they say. Yes, as the age old […]

15 November

Getting festive without getting FAT!

Posted in Exercise, Habits, Nutrition
Getting festive without getting FAT!

That time of year is upon us again, no sooner has last Christmas been and gone, then is the next one on the door step. And while we will all receive gifts that we may or may not necessarily need or want, one that tends to sneak its way into all of our stockings from […]

18 September

Tips for going alcohol free

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Tips for going alcohol free

Such a common component to the majority of social occasions and when it comes to achieving your health and fitness ambitions, it has the ability to be extremely debilitating. The nature of alcohol sees it used within the body in preference to any other macro-nutrient (carbohydrate, protein and fat), thus when it comes to losing […]

25 May

Are humans born to run?

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Are humans born to run?

The impact of running on your joints can be more than three times your body weight, every step is triple the impact of walking. This fact alone, sees that the reality of a lifetime of running only becomes a reality for a select few. With knee and hip replacements running rife in Australia and around […]

23 April

Fighting off fat? The plan of attack.

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Fighting off fat? The plan of attack.

Having trained numerous individuals and helped many achieve a healthy weight range and varying health related ambitions, most of us would already know that half the battle is mastering the food we eat. With exercise, in the grander scheme of things, only playing such a small role in helping one achieve optimal health, the moment […]

25 October

Eat often to speed up your metabolism and burn fat faster

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Eat often to speed up your metabolism and burn fat faster

Beep! Beep! Beep! The alarm goes off jolting you from your restful slumber and you slam the snooze button. 10 minutes later it goes again and you jump out of bed already running behind. You fluff around in your bedroom and get dressed, maybe take a shower, grab your work bag and head to the […]

25 October

Eat more to weigh less!

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Eat more to weigh less!

Let’s face it, Food is a drug! Go to long without it and you will crave it no questions. The sensation of eating is one of the most enjoyable things we can experience in our life time and most of us will enjoy it three times per day. But like all drugs it comes with […]

25 August

The death of the DIET

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Diet, Diet, Diet! There are so many diets available on the market today, each with its own ideas and strategies. As health professionals at I Choose Awesome we hear a different myth or strategy every day, it’s confusing. We don’t like the word ‘DIET’ because if you scrub out the ‘T’ your left with’ DIE’! […]