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Fitness and good food…what’s the deal?

It feels like we have been preparing for this for an eternity, but here we are…online…at last!  Now we get to tell the world all about our special blend of exercise + good food + the occasional glass of excellent vino… Cheers!

Our concept for Équilibre was basically borne out of the frustration resulting from years of training clients and constantly hearing the same thing… “I need to lose weight”, “I need to go ‘on’ a diet”, “I need to do more exercise”. But when faced with the reality of maintaining an exercise program, giving up junk food and laying off the alcohol it quickly becomes too hard. Instead, we still see intelligent, worldly-wise folk getting drawn in to the latest diet or fitness craze – paying good money for meal replacement powders, shakes and other chemical concoctions; investing in gimmicky exercise equipment; following restrictive diets for short periods of time (followed by ‘falling off the wagon’) and generally grasping on to the hope that somewhere there just may be a miracle solution to their weight or health problem. Does this sound like you? I think we have all been there at some point in our lives. Read the rest of this entry »