Weight Loss

Why You Need To Vary Your Exercise Routine l 12WBT 12WBT

So, you may be aware that recently I had a shakeup in my workout routine. And by shake up, I mean huge, scary, tidal shift in everything I am confident about. I left my comfort zone and traded in my activewear and sneakers for sequins and stilettos and joined the cast of Dancing With The Stars. Going into the competition, …

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Delicious Banana Bread l 12WBT Blog 12WBT

Reviewed by: Lisa Donaldson, APD, M.Nutr&Diet, B.Edu Craving something sweet for breakkie? Try this healthy take on the usually not so healthy banana bread. Serves 16 I Prep time 15 minutes I Cooking time 45 mins I 255 Calories Ingredients 125g Rolled Oats 3 Cups Self Raising Wholemeal Flour (450g) 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder (7g) 135g Brown Sugar 3 Banana (303g) …

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Why They’re Allowed IN 12WBT 12WBT

Reviewed by:  Lisa Donaldson, APD, M.Nutr&Diet, B.Edu Cheesecake, chocolate and champagne – not exactly the foods that come to mind when you think ‘diet’ and ‘weight loss,’ but it could be the key you need for those hard to budge kilos (stick with me here). We Want What We Can’t Have At a deep level, we’re all sadistic creatures. When …

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The Secret To A Sculpted Booty Is This Workout l 12WBT Blog 12WBT

Training the toosh is an integral part of a lower body workout and while we might assume that it’s important to work this area to have a perfect looking booty, it’s a crucial area for stability and for forming a solid foundation for many exercises. Making sure that you hit the glutes from all angles can ensure that you maximise …

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly l 12WBT Blog 12WBT

Reviewed by: Lisa Donaldson, APD, M.Nutr&Diet, B.Edu There’s not a day that goes by that we don’t read that this food is ‘good’ and this one is ‘bad’. One of the biggest claims in recent years (much to chocoholics delight) is that chocolate is really, really good for you. Claims ranging from it being a great treatment for anaemia to asthma …

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The Impact Your Period Has On How You Exercise l 12WBT 12WBT

Reviewed by: Tim Pittorino, BHSC There’s a lot of buzz lately in certain health and fitness circles regarding the effects that your period cycle has on your capability to exercise. Of course, it is fair to assume that as your body goes through different stages of your cycle, you will feel differently, but how exactly does that affect working out? Should I …

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How To Build Muscle When You Don’t Eat Much (OR Any) Meat! 12WBT

Humans need protein to grow, thrive and build muscle. We know that protein is essential to build muscle and vegetarian diets do need that extra bit of attention to ensure that they not only have enough protein but also the right types of protein for adequate balance. Building muscle on a vegetarian diet in fact isn’t too dissimilar to a …

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