Category: weight loss

What does clean eating actually mean?

Eating, buying and cooking clean is about the pathway that the food has taken from its origin to your plate. The focus is on wholefoods that have been minimally processed, refined or handled, making them as close to their natural state as possible.   Here are five ways to clean up your diet today.  …
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March 12, 2016 1

The Amazing Benefits of Green Tea

The popularity of green tea is quickly spreading as we find out how great it is for your health. Snuggling up on the couch with a nice big cup of green tea is nothing to be ashamed of as it is now known to be one of the world’s healthiest drinks. Green tea is made…
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June 25, 2015 0

Healthy Food Swaps

As the weather gets cooler it gets awfully tempting to curl up on the couch and watch a movies with comfort foods at reach. These foods unfortunately, will leave you feeling not so great as spring rolls around. We’ve put together some easy food swaps to take into account – all of which will ward…
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June 15, 2015 0

Oats – the perfect winter breaky!

There’s nothing we love more than a big bowl of oats in the morning.  The perfect addition to any diet, we thought we’d give the ultimate rundown of this delicious breakfast treat. You know that they’re good for you, but what gives them their superstar status? Dietary fibre: Dietary fibre is generally made up of plant…
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April 30, 2015 0
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Sauna studies revealed

Many years ago, the Finnish discovered that pouring water over heated rocks in a small enclosed room created a very hot, dry heat – the sauna. Recently however, the Finnish discovered that sitting in these small heated rooms can lead to a healthier heart. Working up a sweat can help your ticker—even if you never…
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April 21, 2015 0
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CHEAPEST GYM RATES YET!

UPDATE: THIS OFFER HAS NOW ENDED. CHECK THE HOME PAGE FOR CURRENT FUNLIFE FITNESS GYM OFFERS. We have seriously gone mad! Our current promotions are both value for health AND the budget! We bet you never thought you’d hear those words strung together but we’ve gone and made it happen! Winter is where summer bodies are…
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April 18, 2015 2

Let’s Talk Diabetes

Many of the signs of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are similar. In both, there is too much glucose in the blood and not enough in the cells of the body. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body’s cells become resistant to insulin that is being produced. The cells aren’t getting the glucose that they need…
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September 18, 2014 0

Spinning tips for our cycling classes

Trial and Error: Here at Funlife we have several different types of spin classes to suit everyone’s needs. We have Freestyle Spin for those who like to do their own thing, Spin and strength is for people who are looking for a full body work out, Spin and core – perfect for tightening your tummy,…
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September 4, 2014 0

How you can manage diabetes with the help of an Exercise Physiologist.

TYPE II DIABETES Type II Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that occurs when insulin fails to effectively deliver glucose to the cells in the body.  As a result, glucose remains in the blood stream causing blood glucose levels to be high (hyperglycaemia). There are several risk factors linked to Type II Diabetes, including obesity, ageing…
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March 24, 2014 2

5 Benefits of a Plant Based Diet

What is a Plant Based Diet??  Those who follow a plant based diet eat a wide range of wholegrain and plant foods that do not contain any animal products.  Fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts and grains make up the majority of a plant based diet. The plant based diet boasts a number of health benefits when…
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December 5, 2013 0