Returning to the gym

To the joy and excitement of many, our indoor gyms are reopening across the country as the Lockdown restrictions continue to ease. We officially opened the doors, right in time for spring and getting our summer bodies back after a few sedentary months, thanks to lockdown. However, before you pick up the dumbbells and jumpContinue reading “Returning to the gym”

MISSING PERIOD? what does this mean

A loss of period or absence of menstruation is medically known as amenorrhea. This is a common phenomenon but it’s not normal. If your cycle length changes drastically from one month to the next, we need to determine what the root cause is. Here are some reasons why you may experience a loss of periodContinue reading “MISSING PERIOD? what does this mean”

The Fifth Vital Sign

There are 4 primary vital signs: body temp, blood pressure, heart rate, and respiratory rate. For women, your menstrual cycle can be referred to as the your fifth vital sign – YES that’s how important it is!!Having hormonal fluctuations throughout the cycle directly affects our mood, metabolism, bone health, sex drive, energy, sleep, fertility andContinue reading “The Fifth Vital Sign”

Exercise and your cycle.

How exercise can be used as a tool to support your monthly cycle. Your period and cycle should come and go with minimal interference with life. If you find yourself suffering from severe PMS, heavy bleeding, breakouts, bad cramps or intense mood swings its time to start finding what the root cause may be andContinue reading “Exercise and your cycle.”

5 Quick tips on How to gain weight healthily

Although one of my main focuses is on sustainable weight-loss, for some people – being underweight or having difficulty gaining weight can be just as disappointing as being overweight. I have heard some crazy ways on how some people have tried to gain weight, so I want to break it down simple on how one gain weightContinue reading “5 Quick tips on How to gain weight healthily”

LIVER Health smoothie:

If you follow me on instagram you may have seen that I often share my smoothies in the stories, here is my fav smoothie recipe: Liver health smoothie recipe: 1 tsp Moringa powder (shown to help support the liver, protect against damage and even repair functioning in damaged livers. Moringa also supports brain health, reduces inflammation throughout the body and detoxifies the body through theContinue reading “LIVER Health smoothie:”

The phases of the cycle

The menstrual cycle includes several phases. The exact timing of the phases of the cycle is a little bit different for every woman and can change over time. Cycle days (approximate) Events of the menstrual cycle Days 1-5 The first day of menstrual bleeding is considered Day 1 of the cycle.Your period can last anywhere from 3Continue reading “The phases of the cycle”