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Meet Shirley

Lost 65kg and 127cm. I was very unhappy and unhealthy which was affecting my day to day life and I was having lots of problems with my knees. I loved coming to Healthy Inspirations to weigh in each week as it made me accountable and if I was struggling my consultant was always full of […]

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Meet Bernadette

Lost 27kgs and 70cms I have struggled with being overweight since I was in high school; I became obese after having my children. I have tried various fad diets to try and lose weight, some worked for a short time but I always put the weight back on. My health prompted me to change my […]

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Low Carb Christmas Tips

It’s not just at Christmas that many people find their low-carb eating veering off-track, but the many temptations on offer can test the strongest of wills. At this time of year, don’t expect perfection. You’ll make mistakes, you’ll indulge on occasion. Despite this – and perhaps because of it – it’s essential to have some […]

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Holidays: it’s not all doom and gloom for your weight

It’s holiday season. Hooray! Time to rest and relax. Part of this is often relaxing your eating pattern, or forgetting the rules. It’s especially so when you’re away from home. One of our ladies was reviewing a business conference followed by a trip to Thailand. The conference had supplied food – mostly carbs and sugar-containing […]

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5 Tips to Keep Your Weight and Wellness On-track at Crazy Times of the Year

Are you over it yet? It’s a busy time of year and we get straight-up tired. Tired of routine, of work, of commitments, and even of socialising. Many of us are looking forward to a bit of rest and relaxation over the Christmas New Year break. Keeping weight and wellness on-track can feel near impossible. […]

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Throw out the scales

Advice to throw out the scales seems like a contradiction coming from blog all about weight loss.  Let me tell you why it’s not. Good health is about a lot more than weight loss. While it’s true that losing weight, especially around the mid-section, leads to better health outcomes, that’s only part of the story. […]

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Eat more, exercise less and lose weight

“Pfft! You’re joking, right? How could anyone lose weight if they eat more and exercise less?” We get it.  Maybe you’ve yo-yoed, fadded, meal-replaced, given up, started again, flogged yourself in the gym, detoxed, walked miles every day, and eaten more cabbage soup, lettuce and celery sticks than you care to recall, yet still want […]

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Top Tips of 2018

Our Healthy Women of 2018 Awards competition is done and dusted, and over the next few months we’ll be featuring some of our winners and finalists. There are some amazing transformations and inspiring stories amongst these women. We don’t want to announce the winners just yet – that honour is going to the centres where […]

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Forgive Yourself

The ability to forgive yourself, to show the same empathy and understanding to yourself that you would show a friend, can have a big influence on achieving your goals. Imagine you’re cutting up the vegies for dinner and the knife slips. You cut your finger, and decide that you’re useless in the kitchen so will […]

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10 Tips for Losing Weight and Still Having a Life

“Event” season is upon us. Halloween, Melbourne Cup, end-of-year functions, Christmas, New Year… It’s a load of fun with a sprinkle of stress, but too often poor choices show up on the scales the following morning. Too many drinks, nibbles and late nights can sabotage your weight loss efforts. Rather than just writing off the […]

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