8 Simple Food Swaps to Reduce Calories, Not Flavour

If you follow my blog, you’ll know that I talk about how, when it comes to weight loss, it’s not just about cutting calories. But, in saying that, some foods and condiments make it easy to pile on the calories without really realising it. What you do on a daily basis matters and can quickly…

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5 Natural Tips to Lose the Last 5kgs

Losing those last 5kgs can be a huge challenge. For most people trying to lose weight, by this stage, they’re usually eating pretty healthily and exercising regularly, using both HIIT and resistance training. So, what do you do if you seem to ‘plateau’ and can’t shift that last little bit? You can’t just keep cutting…

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Nutrition Tips to Burn More Fat (and Reduce Cravings)

Losing weight isn’t about eating less. It’s about eating more of the right types of foods to fuel your body, kick-start your metabolism and keep you feeling full. After all, it’s when your body feels like it’s starving that everything slows down and you go into fat storage mode. Totally not what you want if…

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Nutrition myths

If you listened to all the advice there is out there about nutrition, you’d probably be convinced that water and air are just about the only things that are actually healthy. But, it’s not meant to be that hard! Whether you think that you currently eat well or are looking to make some dietary changes,…

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If you're starting your fitness journey, check out these 10 things you need to know!

As a personal trainer, I work with a lot of people who are just getting into or returning to exercise. Whether you’ve never really exercised before, have put on a lot of weight or are coming back from an injury, knowing these 10 things will help you reach your goals faster when starting your fitness…

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How to Get Results in the Gym

Eat more protein! Don’t waste time with cardio, HIIT’s the way! Sleep more, stress less! These days, we’re pretty much bombarded with information on how to get shredded faster and reveal that sexy, toned body in time for summer. But, do you really want to know how to get results in the gym? As a…

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Are you making one of the biggest nutrition mistakes people make?

Nutrition is a complex subject and with the enormous amount of information out there (some correct and some not so accurate), it’s easy to make the wrong choices when it comes to what to eat. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain lean muscle or improve your athletic performance, you can’t underestimate the impact that…

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Check Out Amber’s Amazing Success Story! Find out how she lost 8.9kg, 37cms and 6.8% body fat in just 6 short months with Tighten Up! “I started training with Tighten Up roughly 6 months ago, on the 23rd, November 2016. I had been looking to make a lifestyle change for a while and out of…

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Can you imagine the difference it would make if you wanted to choose healthy instead of 'having' to? Learn how shifting your mindset will help here...

Do the phrases “I can’t eat that” or “I have to go to the gym”, often run through your mind when you’re trying to achieve your health and fitness goals? If so, I’ve got good news for you! Simply shifting your mindset might be all that you need to finally hit those goals. Now, I’m…

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Did you know that eating more fat could help you lose weight? Find out how...

Do you think that eating fat will make you fat? If so, you’re not to blame! The media and incorrectly reported research has led us to believe that we are what we eat (read our in-depth article here). However, that thinking’s simply not true! In fact, the right fats are extremely good for you. So…

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