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Last week My wife and myself and our son went to watch the excellent documentary Food Fighter about the OzHarvest Founder Ronnie Kahn. It was shocking to witness how much food waste there is in Australia and other parts of the world but at the same time extremely inspiring to see how Ronnie has dedicated her life to helping prevent food waste. Some of the statistics and information highlighted were really shocking, like perfectly good bananas and other fruits and vegetables that get destroyed because they have slight blemishes on them and supermarkets refuse to stock them because of these…
Optimum health is more than what we eat, and at Plant Based Life we firmly believes that we must learn to find a happy balance between healthy eating and enjoying a rich and fulfilling life. Dietary hang-ups and obsessions suck the joy for life and we want to help people overcome these negative beliefs. To be sustainable, a good diet must be healthy, enjoyable, affordable, easy to access and prepare. This is where Food Coaching is extremely important, a Food Coach will help you implement simple steps to add more healthy whole food plant based food sources to your meals.…
Recently World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst guested on Joe Rogan’s podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience,  and while the conversation hit a wide range of topics including deadlifting and (of course) psychedelics, it also covered veganism. Rogan regularly interviews proponents of both vegan and carnivore / omnivore diets, so when Oberst said there are no vegans in strongman, Rogan knew there were exceptions. Although Joe's interviews with Rich Roll, (Vegan ultra-athlete) and John Joseph, (Vegan Proponent and author and former Lead for Punk band Cro-Mags) were both respectful and insightful interviews, it has always been clear that Joe has major issues with…
The worldwide release date has been set for the groundbreaking documentary the Game Changers. On 16th September 2019 the movie will be in selected cinemas worldwide. James Wilks is a Combatitives instructor for the US Military, as well as a former UFC Fighter and has been working on bringing his movie ‘The Game Changers’ to fruition for many years. Now after many years in production the worldwide release is finally here, and he has brought on some heavy hitters as Executive Producers of the film including James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, Lewis Hamilton and Novak Djokavic!!. When James Wilks…
6 Years ago I started making my own home remedies whenever I felt a cold or flu symptoms coming on. It started with me boiling water and adding to a cup with freshly squeezed lemon juice and some ginger but over the years it has evolved as I have learnt about the importance of other ingredients.   Here is My Immunity Bomb Recipe;   1 Whole Lemon Juiced 1 or 2 Cloves Grated Garlic, Can add more if you want, but beware your breath may scare people away, you will also seat it out :) Fresh Ginger grated, I add…
The sympathetic nervous system prepares the body for intense physical activity and is often referred to as the fight-or-flight response. The fight-or-flight response is the human body’s automatic reaction to a perceived harmful event, attack or stressful situation. Our ancient ancestors would trigger this response if they were about to be attacked by a wild animal or face some natural disaster, but in the modern world we trigger it continually all throughout the day in our family life, work life, trying to meet project demands etc. The human body doesn’t know the difference between these different situations and the sympathetic…
10 TIPS TO BOOST YOUR ENERGY 1). Drink Fresh Vegetable & Fruit juice; losing the fibre in vegetables and fruits makes it far easier for your body to absorb and digest the other nutrients. Extended juice fasts and feasts give your digestion a rest which means you have far more energy for other bodily functions. 2). Improve Sleep quality; sleep is so vital on many levels, it’s when our body heals and repairs, digests and detoxifies in many ways, squeezing in more sleep whenever you can will help you. But don’t think lying in bed for hours on end is…
Buying organic fruit and vegetables may cost a little more, but what we get in return is more nutritionally rich foods that are lower in heavy metals, but much higher in flavonoids and antioxidants. Eating organic helps to reduce the toxic burden on our bodies, while providing us with more of what we need to thrive. As well as the health benefits you will also be supporting the farmers who grow and maintain their crops responsibly. There are many ways to buy organic produce, you can join a local food co-op, or get together with other groups of local people…
  I generally don't make New Year's resolutions as I live with the philosophy that every day is filled with infinite opportunities to improve how we live. There is no point waiting for a specific date to make change, basically start doing it right now. I constantly encounter people who put health, fitness and nurtition very low on their priority list behind work, family, social commitments etc.   It's a strange thing that human's do, and I find it really sad thar for a lot of people to start making changes it has to take a rapid deteriation of their…
“Self-confidence, poise, consciousness of possessing the power to accomplish our desires with renewed lively interest in life are the natural results of the practice of Contrology (Pilates).” - Joseph Pilates, (founder of Pilates)  “The goal of training is not to change how the body looks, but to improve how the body moves.” - Gray Cook, (Co-founder Functional Movement Systems)  For quite some time now I have been incorporating functional movement and training as well as pilates into the workout routines I provide for my clients. If you want a body that functions better throughout the day, then you should really start adding functional movement…
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