To protein shake or not to protein shake?

  A lot of people want to jump on the protein shake wagon but don’t know where to start. Firstly, protein shakes are not essential in achieving your fitness goals. You can get protein meat, dairy and grains. Eggs, chicken, lean meat, fish and nuts. The list of where you can get protein from is […]

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Acne.org regime: Lets try this!

So you would remember that I posted my “HOW I GOT RID OF MY ACNE!” post earlier this year. The blog exceeded any of my expectations and it was so comforting to know that I can be extremely honest about my acne struggle on my blog. Unfortunately, I got too comfortable and started to slip […]

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WHAT MY 3 YEAR OLD NIECE IS TEACHING ME ABOUT LOVING MY BODY

This winter I was determined not to let the winter weight gain trap me once again. My weight fluctuates all the time and as normal as this is, it’s a hard adjustment and very taxing emotionally. In order to beat the winter bulge, I started waking up at 4am in the freezing cold to get […]

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Real life: I donated my eggs for R7000

In our real life series, we hear from real women who have gone through real life changing experiences and and find out how this has impacted them. This story is written by one of my friends who has chosen to remain anonymous. I was so intrigued when I heard of what she had done and […]

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Tips on how to eat healthy in a not so healthy family.

Like most African families, my family likes to eat a lot of delicious food that’s loaded with carbs, saturated oils and sugar. They’ve always cooked a certain and certain foods that are part of black family lunch 101. Pap, white rice, deep fried chicken and potato salad are foundation foods at our family gatherings. Since […]

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Paleo diet review

One of my favourite Youtubers is Sarah’s Day and I’ve been following her fitness journey for a long time. I think I resonated with her because we were both struggling with acne and trying to lose some weight we’d gained in high school. Sarah has been paleo for a while now and her results lured […]

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Hot Yoga Review

There’s always something new and trendy on the fitness market and this year hot Yoga got a lot of buzz. I’m not a fan of Yoga to be honest because I don’t feel like it does anything for me or my body. Many people swear by Yoga and its benefits like improved flexibility, better blood […]

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Five Healthy Breakfast Ideas

I was never raised in a family that made breakfast a priority which then translated into eating anything I could get my hands on when I was hungry. Having a balanced and nutritious breakfast helps stabilize your blood sugar levels which helps you to crave less throughout the day and also helps you eat less. […]

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My morning routine!

The optimist in me loves mornings, Mondays and new beginnings. We’re so blessed to be able to start life again every day and I’m so excited for life that I wake up at 4am every day. Yes, 4AM! Everyone around thinks I’m crazy because I only have to be at work at 9am but I […]

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Healthy snacks!

We are all love to snack, nibble on something or just chew on just because. In an ideal world no one would snack and we’d all have three meals and that would be it. But my hormones and cravings are trying to accomplish their own goals in my body. I love to snack. I think […]

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