Reasons Why It Is Important To Have A Strong Bum

Sure thing – firm, sculpted bum catches everyone’s attention and who wouldn’t want tight, strong buttocks to fill up their favourite pair of jeans… It seems that a nicely shaped backside keeps getting increasingly more attention also in the media with every other magazine offering tips how to improve the look of your bottom and…

Black Bean Brownies

I consider myself very lucky for not having any food intolerances or allergies. I’ve never been diagnosed with any condition that would restrict my diet or force me to avoid certain foods. I like to eat healthy and avoid fatty and highly processed food, but if once in a while I happen to indulge and…

Moroccan Turkey Meatballs With Zesty Quinoa

Packed with protein, satisfying and super healthy dish, perfect for a weekday supper. Lots of flavour without breaking the bank – what’s not to like? What you will need: 500g turkey mince 2 tsp each: chilli powder, ground cumin and ground coriander 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 onion, grated salt and pepper, to taste zest of…

Green Tea Banana Loaf

  I love green tea and am ready to try almost any recipe with it. I even tested matcha seasoning for pan-fried salmon once, but that’s a different story. And green tea ice cream… Mmmm, I find it hard to resist, so I guess it’s a good thing it is not widely available in Manchester….

Fitness Trackers ‘Poor At Measuring Calories Burned”

Hello! If you have a fitness tracker and live by the information it gives you (like me), check out his article¬†Fitness trackers ‘poor at measuring calories burned‘. I can’t say I’m not disappointed, but it’s good to know. I still believe it’s a good thing to have one. What do you think?  

Delicious Anzac Biscuits

Anzac biscuits are a traditional Australian favourite and a proof that just a few simple ingredients can make a tasty and comforting treat, perfect for dunking in tea. Quick and easy to make, too. Maybe not exactly healthy, but surely better than shop-bought sweets. And let’s be honest, a little cheat-treat on a Sunday won’t…

Get Fit Faster And Smarter With Interval Training

Getting fit takes time, it goes without saying. And who these days has extra free time to spend in the gym or sweating at home without compromising something else? Trying to squeeze dreadful workout sessions between work and other errands requires a lot of discipline and can be draining, especially if you have a lot…

Always Warm Up Before Workout – Infographic Included

I’ve got a confession to make. I used to skip warm-ups. I didn’t think they were important. I would just go out and start running, and keep running until it was time to get back home. Later, when I quit running and joined the gym instead, again, I would just go straight on a treadmill…

Easy Lentil And Vegetable Soup

Simple, comforting and budget-friendly recipe, great for summer or winter. I’ve never been a big fan of lentils, but I’m starting to change my mind now… Try it yourself. What you will need: 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 tsp ground…

My Workout Playlist

  I can’t work out without music. It just doesn’t feel right. I remember times when I¬†used to go for a run regularly – I had to always make sure that my iPod was charged enough so it would last the entire run, otherwise, I would find it much more difficult to keep the right…

Easy Teriyaki Chicken

I love Asian food – it’s so flavoursome and aromatic. In most cases it’s not that difficult to make either. This recipe is perfect for an easy and healthy weeknight dinner, with a short ingredients list and not much to prep. Serve with veggies and rice on the side. You will need: 380g boneless and…

Can Stress Be Your Friend?

Stress is bad for you, it’s your enemy. It can cause so much damage to your health – physically and mentally: heart disease, stroke, cancer, sleep depravation, anxiety – list goes on and on. That’s what we are told to believe and have no reason not to. I’m sure we have all experienced it’s influence….