5 minutes with February 2018 cover model Ellie Giffen

  We sat down with February 2018 cover model Ellie Giffen to chat about all things health, fitness and lifestyle.    EAT There isn’t much I won’t eat. I love food and have mastered a happy medium between my love for gourmet ingredients and clean eating. For example, I love eating fresh fish but I season it with freshly squeezed lemon, coriander, ripe cherry tomatoes, ginger and cracked pepper. Instead of having it with plain steamed vegies, I might throw together a salad with some sweet mango, mint and fresh…

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Think Less and Get More Done By Using The “Getting Things Done” Model

Trying to be productive while you’re worrying about other things that need your attention can be stressful. Even though you can’t be in two places at once, and you’re doing the best you can, the fear of not doing everything can still be overwhelming. Every time your focus shifts from your current task to one that you are feeling pressure to complete, you interrupt yourself. Interruptions cost workers 3-5 hours of productivity every day.[1] You lose touch with the current task by worrying about the what you need to finish…

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This Model Perfectly Explains Why Some Couples Have Great Trouble Even If They Do Their Best

Have you ever felt as though your partner just doesn’t appreciate everything you do for them? Or, perhaps you’ve often wondered whether the two of you are on the same wavelength when it comes to giving and receiving affection, despite the fact that you appear otherwise compatible? Understanding how your significant other prefers to show their affection can go a long way in helping you to empathize with their overall relationship outlook, and this can help both of you feel better understood and appreciated. Here are the five “love languages,” according…

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Fitness model healthy food swaps

  If you’re struggling to swap out certain unhealthy foods, three of our favourite fitness bloggers and models share their food swaps below. Bianca Cheah  Fitness website founder and model  //  Sporteluxe.com and biancacheah.com.au “I eat a high-protein, low-carb diet. I don’t eat dairy foods like milk, cheese and yoghurt. Chicken and fish are my top protein picks and with them I always eat plenty of fresh vegetables – particularly the vegies in season as they are grown more naturally. I eat very little sugar and minimise intake of carbs…

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Model turned personal trainer and nutritionist – getting to know Sophie Gray

  Sophie Gray got more than she bargained for when she set out to forge her place in the modelling industry and came back with restrictive eating habits and a workout timetable that bordered on obsessive. A quick life reset and this holistic nutritionist and personal trainer now inspires others to live happily and healthily with her personal workout plans, colourful recipes on Way of Gray and more than one laughing-fruit-selfie.   Her career “Believe it or not, I’m actually not crazily into fitness. I work out because I know…

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How to eat like a female fitness model

 For 30-year-old fitness model, Emily Skye, it used to be about getting skinny and slaving away on the cardio machines. It then became all about nourishing her body to becoming strong, working out and becoming healthy. Her food philosophy Don’t diet – instead just make clean eating part of your lifestyle. Learn as much as you can about healthy food and find foods that you really enjoy eating so that your diet changes are easier to stick to. Keep it interesting by experimenting. The ‘before’ diet I didn’t eat anywhere…

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