Listen to your messages……………..

I am a very military oriented personality, just the kind of life I have lead since birth. A naval officer father, nutrition strict mother and then my own life experiences which followed very much similar routes. My clients know when I take them on there is black and white, tolerance levels are low and I demand results. I travel quite a bit and come into contact with all types of cultures and personalities on many different levels. South Africans generally I see []

“Health is not a sacrifice but the most important tool for an enjoyable journey called life”

The more often I listen to people the more I learn and the more I realize that the general perception of a healthy lifestyle is actually seen as a burden by the majority. Frequent comments revolving around cost, effort, time, stress and then the most common sacrifice seem to be at the top of the list. The unfortunate thing that we are confronted with in modern society is that yes, lifespan of the human being has increased and mainly due to modern []

Acceptance is the First Port of Call

  I often get inundated with requests on how to deal with illness or injury, It is something that every person will eventually have to face whether an athlete or not. Even the healthy get sick :-). One of the most noticeable things I always see, is that whether injured or ill, especially when it is an athlete they are living in complete denial. They are focusing on the next workout, a day or two away, even if bed ridden and the []

“Ignoring your health will certainly bring bad news knocking at your door”

It’s quite amazing how often when chatting to people young and old, how many of them go about their lives day after day without sparing a second thought to their health. There is always something getting in the way of self-care whether it is work, or going out, there is always too much to do and wellness takes the back seat. I have often asked people when last did you go for a medical and most say “well I took out a []

To Organic or non-Organic that is the question – Some food for thought

Lately there has been a lot of debate around organic and non-organic whether it actually makes a difference. Recently there was a nutritionist on the radio debating that organic food was not actually beneficial, and everyone that approached me that day had something to say about it. I never actually heard the debate, maybe she was speaking strictly from a nutrient point of view, which is highly debatable anyway. But I would rather take advice from the likes of Dr Patrick Holford, []