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Pilates is a form of movement therapy that is suitable for all body types. Everyone can get benefits, from busy mums, bsit-at-your-desk all dayb workers, tradies, professional athletes, injured bodies, even the elderly.

The great thing about Pilates is that you can work within a pace that suits you and your comfort level. For those seeking something new and gentle, we can keep it at just that. For those of you who are looking for a real challenge and ready to shake and sweat, we can cater for that too! Just keep me posted with your goals so we can work together towards them.

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Pilates Ballarat

Pilates is a form of movement therapy that is suitable for all body types. Everyone can get benefits, from busy mums, “sit-at-your-desk all day” workers, tradies, professional athletes, injured bodies, even the elderly.

The great thing about Pilates is that you can work within a pace that suits you and your comfort level. For those seeking something new and gentle, we can keep it at just that. For those of you who are looking for a real challenge and ready to shake and sweat, we can cater for that too! Just keep me posted with your goals so we can work together towards them.

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Burn Ab Fat In Less Time With THIS Type of Exercise

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Burn Ab Fat In Less Time With THIS Type of Exercise

When it comes to getting a flat stomach, most people think they need to do long, boring cardio.
You know the kind I’m talking about — where you spend over an hour on the treadmill or exercise bike.
And if you do this kind of cardio long enough and often enough — you just might burn enough calories to lose a little bit of ab fat.
But who wants to spend hours in the gym?
That’s why if you want to lose ab fat in the most time-efficient way possible, you’ve got to do high-intensity cardio.
With high-intensity cardio you can be in and out of the gym in 20 – 30 minutes.
Not only will you save time (especially if you’re like the rest of us — busy, busy, busy!) but you’ll actually burn more fat.
A study from the University of Virginia confirms this.
Subjects were divided into three groups. One group did no exercise. The second group did your run-of-the-mill low intensity (long) cardio.
The third group did high-intensity cardio.
The result?
In the researchers’ own words, “The present data indicate that body composition changes are affected by the intensity of exercise training with HIC (High-Intensity Cardio) more effectively for reducing total abdominal fat and subcutaneous abdominal fat.”
In plain English — high intensity cardio will burn off more stubborn stomach fat than low-intensity exercise or no exercise at all.
So how do you do HIC?
Simple. Pick an traditional cardio exercise.
Good options are the treadmill, upright stationary bike and the elliptical machine. .
Then, you simply alternate between short bursts of all out effort followed by rest.
For example, say you’re on the treadmill. For the first minute you might do an all out sprint. Then for the second minute, bring it down to a light jog or brisk walk while you let your body recover.
Repeat this process for the next 20 minutes (30 if you’re “gung ho!” about losing your ab fat), alternating between a minute of all-out intensity followed by a minute of rest.
Do this style of cardio three times a week in addition to your regularly scheduled weight training sessions and you’ll have the body of your dreams in no time!
One more thing —
If you’ve been struggling to maintain an optimal level of health and fitness and are serious about getting this area of your life handled once and for all — then make sure to take advantage of your FREE Fitness Consultation (an $99 value).
During this consult, you’ll receive detailed information on how to get fit that’s tailored to YOUR body.
There’s no obligation and it’s totally and completely free. To get started, call 53317567.

LOW CARB ZUCCHINI PIZZA CASSEROLE

Low Carb Zucchini Pizza Casserole

Serving Size: 185g (10)

Carbs: 6.8g, Protein: 25g, Fat: 13.7

4 cups shredded zucchini (about 5 small zucchini’s)
1/2 tsp. salt
2 eggs
2 tbsp. parmesan cheese
60g B cheese (I used mozzarella and cheddar)
1 tsp. italian seasoning
500g B ground beef
60g B pepperoni, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cups spaghetti sauce
1 medium bell pepper, chopped
120g cheddar or mozzarella cheese (or a mix of both)

Directions:

Shred zucchini. Mix the zucchini with 2 eggs, parmesan cheese, 60g of cheese and italian seasoning. Press the zucchini mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 9 x 13 in. glass baking dish. Bake the crust uncovered for 20 minutes at 200 degrees.

While the crust bakes, brown the ground beef in a large pan. Add in the onion, pepperoni and spaghetti sauce and cook until onion is soft, about 5 – 7 minutes. Remove the crust from the oven. Pour the meat and sauce over the crust. Top with peppers, sprinkle with 120g of cheese.

Bake for 20 minutes at 400 or until the pizza is heated through and the cheese is melted and slightly browned. Allow the dish to stand for 2 – 3 minutes before slicing and serving.

Zuchinni Pizza Casserole

 

Bet You Didn’t Know This About Eating Turkey…

4 Reasons Why Eating Turkey Does A Body Good!

When it comes to choosing a lean meat that can help you stay fit and trim AND keep you healthy, turkey tops the list.

It’s incredibly tasty and satisfying, and is also great for your overall health.

Take a look:

 

Great source of Tryptophan b� This amino-acid is needed to make serotonin b� the b�Feel goodb� hormoneB in your body.B It helps bolster your immune system too. As well, tryptophan helps your body in the production of melatonin which can help you sleep better and sounder (just think of how sleepy you feel when you indulge in a little too much turkey!).

 

Plenty of Vitamin B b� This vitamin is critical to your overall health. Turkey, contains two forms of vitamin B:B Vitamin B3 (niacin) and Vitamin B6. Niacin has an incredible array of health benefits. It can boost your HDL b�goodb� cholesterol by over 20% b�& it can help reduce triglycerides b�& and can even help reduce LDL b�badb� cholesterol. Vitamin B6 helps keep your brain functioning at optimal levels and helps create new red blood cells.

 

It may even help in the fight against cancer! Thatb�s because turkey is a good source of selenium. This trace mineral has been shown in numerous studies to have anti-cancer properties. Other studies show that taking a selenium supplement can also be effective for lowering high cholesterol. So in effect, you get a powerful one-two punch in health benefits with this little-talked about mineral.

 

Plenty of protein: Protein is the building block of muscle. And your body needs critical amino acids to conduct everyday functions. Turkey contains up to 32 grams of protein for just a 114g serving. Numerous studies have shown that eating a diet thatb�s a little higher in protein helps you eat less throughout the day. Thatb�s because protein helps you feel b�fullerb� throughout the day.

 

So there you have it. Donb�t limit yourself to just the holidays to eat this healthy meat. Eat it as often as you can!

 

Of course, eat the white meat (breast), as itb�s the lowest in fat, and highest in protein. And whatever you do, donb�t fry it! Doing so can add hundreds of calories per servings. Remember, at the end of the day, calories DO matter.

 

Remember, if fat loss is your goal, youb�ve got to be in an energy deficit (burn more than you take in). So watch your portions on all the sides and other accompaniments you might have along with your turkey this holiday season!

 

And by the way, if you’re serious about taking your overall health and fitness to the next level this coming year, why notB take advantage of your FREE Fitness Consultation? (an $87 value)

 

During this consult, you’ll receive detailed information on how to get fit and trim that’s tailored to YOUR body.

 

There’s no obligation and it’s totally and completely free. To sign up, just click here

10 Week Transformation Challenge

BC 10 week transformation 2015

 

Transform your body, health and wellbeing in just 10 weeks, and be crowned the Ballarat 2015 (summer) Grand Champion to take home up to $2500.

The Grand Champion will be the person who makes the greatest overall transformation not just from a physical and statistical view, but also a mental and optimal health point of view as judged by our independent health experts

NUMBERS ARE STRICTLY LIMITED TO 50 (the first 50 people pay THE $50). An additional investment to do the entire 10 week weight loss and wellness coaching program is required and has been discounted especially for the challenge. Upfront and part payment options are available.

The challenge is open to the public on Saturday 3rd of January and all challengers must have completed their 10 week program by Saturday 13th June (with presentations being held on Sunday 21st June).

All participants are strongly encouraged to regularly attend bUnlimited Boot campb and the Saturday morning group start-up/weigh in/education session. Additional fees may apply for anyone that CANNOT attend a Saturday session to begin the 10 Week Challenge.

Please join our event to keep updated with dates and venues of local In Home Health Talk during January, February and March along with other important challenge information.

 

Nut Free Bliss

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Nut Free Bliss

1 cup (150g) dates, seeds removed
1 cup (150g) dried apricots
1 cup (100g) rolled oats
1 tablespoon (20g) tahini
2 teaspoons cocoa or cacao
1/4 cup coconut


Throw all ingredients into your blender, process until it all comes together, shape into balls, roll in coconut and enjoy!

Note:B Make sure you blend these for quite some time in the blender as it takes a while for the ingredience to come together.

These are an awesome wholefood treat. Very easy and full of fibre.

(30 Servings) 15grams
Carbs: 7.2 grams
Protein: .7 grams
Fats: .3 grams

 

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Yummy Honey Chicken Kabobs

 

Yummy Honey Chicken Kabobs
(Serves Twelve)

1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup honey
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
8 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 2.5cm cubes
2 cloves garlic
5 small onions, cut into 5cm pieces
2 red bell peppers, cut into 5cm pieces
skewers

B 1. In a large bowl, whisk together oil, honey, soy sauce, and pepper. Before adding chicken, reserve a small amount of marinade to brush onto kabobs while cooking. Place the chicken, garlic, onions and peppers in the bowl, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 2 hours (the longer the better).

2. Preheat the grill for high heat.

B 3. Drain marinade from the chicken and vegetables, and discard marinade. Thread chicken and vegetables alternately onto the skewers.

B 4. Lightly oil the grill grate. Place the skewers on the grill. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes, until chicken juices run clear. Turn and brush with reserved marinade frequently.

B Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Ready: 2 hrs 30 mins

Amount Per Serving – Calories: 178 / Total Fat: 6.6g / Cholesterol: 45mg / Sodium: 442mg / Total Carbs: 12.4g / Dietary Fibre: 1g / Protein: 17.4g