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28 Jun

Don’t tell me that you go to the gym to lose weight. 1- There are many well known weight loss methods around, that include NO exercise. This is because exercise alone, is actually an ineffective way to lose weight. Yes! Check out the #science. However, if you exercise for weight loss maintenance, then exercise is […]

04 Nov

Banana Protein Pancakes 1 large ripe banana 2 large eggs (or 4 egg whites if you’re looking to reduce calories and fat content) 1 level scoop (35g) of your favourite Protein powder – i would go with a Gentec Hydro pro in Vanilla .. but each to their own. 1 level scoop (35g) rolled oats […]

29 Sep

Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Rissoles with Fresh Salad 400 Cal per serve 2serves Ingredients: 260g chicken mince 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp. garlic, crushed ¼ cup Oat Meal ground up to course crumb texture 2 tbsp. Spring onions chopped fine 2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 60ml tomato puree 4 strips of lean Prosciutto Olive oil […]

02 Sep

How to want to train We all WANT to want to train, but can often find it hard to actually want to train. It is easy to say “yep, tomorrow is the day I am going to turn my life around for the better” but it is very much harder to put those words into […]

27 Aug

As you may be aware .. we have a very good friend of ours who is also a most fantastic chef… And this most fabulous friend, after listening to me complain about how the flu has gone through my house and both my boys TWICE .. gave me a recipe that will clear your nose […]

12 Aug

Every mom deserves time for self care! But, we push it away like its a luxury. The importance of self care for mothers is undeniable. These 6 truths make me want to take more me time.   1) WHEN THE LEADER’S MORALE SUFFERS, SO DOES THE TROOPS During one of the most important battles of […]

10 Aug

If you don’t know what to do, do this The gym can be a scary place. You walk in there, you don’t really know what you’re doing, you see all these other people walking around in all their confidence and competence and you wonder just what the heck you have gotten yourself into. You see […]

03 Jul

My case for power training Background//goal: The physical expression of power is often significantly overlooked by exercise professionals; my goal today, is to change that. Introduction to power: Power = Strength x Speed = Force x Velocity = mad/t Weight x Distance / Time Power in its simplest form takes a strength movement and adds […]

24 Mar

VIVA FITNESS HAS TEMPORARILY CLOSED. ON REQUEST FROM THE GOVERNMENT OUR CLUB HAS CLOSED. • ALL VIVA FITNESS MEMBERSHIPS, PACKAGES AND DIRECT DEBITS HAVE BEEN FROZEN IMMEDIATELY. Please appreciate that as a family owned business about to celebrate 40 years of trade, this government announcement hurts our family, all our staff and their families. Please […]

20 Aug

So we are lucky enough to have unlimited access to a chef right here at VIVA.. one of our longest term members, Eloise, is a chef with multiple hats and the other day I was lucky enough to be invited over for lunch… It was orgasmic. So, I stole a photo of the recipe to […]

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