Tag: Toning & weight loss

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I remember writing the previous blogpost about my experience of working out during pregnancy. I remember being so excited to get back to my old fitness routine and getting super fit again after pregnancy.  Also not even thinking about how much my body would change after having our precious little ... Read More
October 30, 2019Theo Pretorius
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We all know the story: Monday through Thursday you’re the picture of discipline. You’re prepping your meals, you’re sweating it out, you’re drinking green tea by the gallon, and you feel great. Come Friday happy hour, everything goes down the drain. Between social commitments, eating out, disrupting your routine, and finding ... Read More
May 11, 2018Theo Pretorius
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Knowledge is POWER; especially when it come's to what you are putting into your body! In order to take control of your health, you need knowledge. And one of the fundamental aspects of healthy eating is knowing how to decipher the food labels on things you buy. There are 2 aspects ... Read More
April 10, 2018Theo Pretorius
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We all know that exercise is good for you-but it is possible to get too much of a good thing. When you overtrain, you put your body under unnecessary stress and the effects can be rather nasty. In this post, I aim to address the problem of over-training, how to ... Read More
February 9, 2018Theo Pretorius
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As we say hello to 2018, some of us attempt the age-old tradition of making New Year’s resolutions. You sit down with pen and paper and try to think of all the things you swore you’d do last year. More often than not our goals are vague, overwhelming and sometimes ... Read More
January 18, 2018Theo Pretorius
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Super-easy-to-make Protein Pancakes-minus all the naughty ingredients! This pancake recipe is definitely our "go-to" recipe for Saturday/Sunday mornings when we just want to spoil ourselves with one of our favourite breakfast meals.  It definitely satisfies the sweet tooth, but these pancakes are so much (and I mean MUCH) more of a ... Read More
January 4, 2018Theo Pretorius
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Calorie burn indicators and why you shouldn’t trust them One of the most satisfying feelings when you’re putting that cardio in is watching the feedback on the treadmill monitor. The kilometres, the minutes, the calorie burn…but what if they can’t be trusted? The amount of calories you burn depends on several factors: ... Read More
October 17, 2017Theo Pretorius
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Growing up, my biggest treat and favourite "comfort food" was always flapjacks/pancakes.  For obvious reasons, it is just not advisable to have sugary flapjacks made from flour on a weekly basis (life can be so unfair!), so I had to improvise with a healthier version.  I love this recipe because of how ... Read More
September 20, 2017Theo Pretorius
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 This specific recipe was actually a total accident! :-)  I was busy experimenting in the kitchen one morning, and the recipes I was trying out all had some pumpkin in them.  I ended up with almost a full cup of pumpkin left over so I decided to try and make ... Read More
September 3, 2017Theo Pretorius
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Even though summer is fast approaching, late afternoons and evenings are still quite chilly, and we all know what that means-CRAVINGS! If you are anything like me, colder weather means I'm constantly on the lookout for something sweet (but nutritious and guilt-free as always) to nibble on.  The cravings usually ... Read More
August 11, 2017Theo Pretorius