Category Archives: Fit Tips

What exactly is your ‘metabolism’?

The correct name for your metabolism is BMR - Basal Metabolic Rate. Your BMR is the minimum level of energy your body needs when at rest to function effectively. This includes your respiratory and circulatory organs, neural system, liver, kidneys etc etc. You are always burning energy (in the form of calories or kilojoules) even…
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Omega-3 fat for your health!

Omega-3 fats are a crucial part of human cell membranes. They also have a number of other important functions, including: Improving heart health: Omega-3 fatty acids can increase “good” HDL cholesterol. They can also reduce triglycerides, blood pressure and the formation of arterial plaques. Supporting mental health: Taking omega-3s can reduce symptoms of depression, schizophrenia and…
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5 ways to make veges tasty!

Most people are deficient in vitamins and minerals because they aren't eating enough of the good stuff. Because the good stuff is boring! Most of the good stuff comes from veges, but we can make them taste a lot better with a little bit of effort. Here's 5 ways to make veges tasty: Roast vegetables.…
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Sore Knee?

If you are a very active person engaging in high intensity exercise, this tip is for you! Tendinitis of the knee — inflammation of the tendons (the tissue that connects muscle to bone) — has stopped many an athlete short. Whether you are a weekend warrior on the footy field or training for a marathon,…
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