Healthy Living becomes who you are

Ok, so its been a tough 2014. There has been a lot of sickness and drama in my family and to be honest I am surprised as we are generally a healthy bunch so this past year has really made us look into a healthier way of living. Not just for me but the kids…

Crush

Hello everyone. I am so sorry for the few posts lately. Its been a crazy time! But things should look up from here. And with this Issue of Crush, it sure does look amazing never mind up! Enjoy Issue 19

Crush Issue 18

Once again Crush has some mouth-watering dishes and foodie info for everyone’s taste. Check it out.  

Brown rice and Chickpea patties

250g chickpeas 1 onion (browned) 4 tbsp mixed raw nuts (crushed) 1 tsp tumeric 1 tsp cumin (ground) 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 veg stock paste 2 tbsp tahini 1 grated carrot 1 egg 2 cups uncooked brown rice (boil for +-30min) Salt and pepper to taste Method: Blend chickpeas, nuts, tumeric, cumin, lemon juice,…

Strength

What is your strength? Think you don’t have one – then I believe you lying to yourself. You do have strength, you just need motivation. Motivation comes when you know what you fighting for. Go FIND your strength. Picture source here.

Why Stretch?

Why is stretching important? Because it helps prepare your body for the effects of exercise and it helps prevent your muscles from tightening and becoming sore. It helps keep mobility when you are older and it also helps with circulation. Stretching will increase your flexibility, it improves the range of motion which helps keep you…

Exercise when pregnant. Yes or No?

Ok, so now you are pregnant and the 1st thing most women are afraid of is weight gain. I am going to pause for a second and give you a good guideline. It is not only about your weight, it’s about the babies health. So stop panicking and know your boundaries. You should gain about…

Fitness tip: To exhaustion

Because we are all different and at various fitness levels, it’s extremely hard to keep up with someone who is fitter than you. It can sometimes de-motivate you. And getting fitter is meant to motivate and not make you feel like a failure. Work yourself to exhaustion. Sounds weird but my exhaustion is different to…

What are your fitness Goals?

Well summer is on the way and I think its time we start getting our butts off that sofa and into some gym gear! If you have not already. What are your goals for the next 3 months? Is it to do nothing, or is it to be feeling great for summer!? We are going…

It’s in the simple things

Even the most basic day-to-day movements can do wonders for your body. For instance, climbing the stairs instead of taking the lift! Gardening and painting, hand stands, getting up to switch off the TV instead of using the remote and running after your children!!! Don’t take for granted that you are ale to be active…

Crush Issue 14

Hello and happy Monday to you. I thought I would start your week by sharing with you the latest Cruch Issue. Now for those of a diet … I am afraid you will have to pull yourself together and read with a creative mind because  some recipe’s are simply filthy with carbs and fat BUT…