Let’s talk Lifestyle with @Grub_Guide_Geelong

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Meet the face behind Geelong’s fastest growing Instagram page; @Grub_Guide_Geelong   It’s is with great excitement that I share with you this article and interview, introducing you to the face behind Geelong’s fastest growing Instagram page, @Grub_Guide_Geelong, that shares everything delicious, nutritious and local! Grub Guide is expanding fast with a brand new website and Facebook page enabling the local-love to … Read More

PB Lifestyles at Sydney’s City2Surf

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PB Lifestyles City2surf

PB Lifestyles makes an appearance at the 44th Annual Sydney City2Surf!   Sunday 9th August saw four amazing people take part in Sydney’s City2Surf as part of team PB Lifestyles! For Justine Davis and Marty Tindal, this was their first EVER City2Surf, while Danni Buchner had done it once before (plus I’ve done it 4 times before as well). And what a … Read More

Vital Ingredients to a Healthy Cooking Class at Vines Road!

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On Sunday 2nd August, Dave, Shelley, Julie, Sylvie, Karen and Rose spent their Sunday learning just how easy healthy cooking really is at the PB Lifestyles Full Health Cooking Class at Vines Road Community Centre! We started the day making some delicious Peanut Butter and Caramel Bliss Balls – which normally only takes 10minutes but took a bit longer after everyone needed to … Read More

Ginger Flavoured Honey

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GINGER HONEY I love honey. I love ginger. I always wanted a liquid sweetener that was ginger-y. Ginger Honey is beautiful on muesli, granola, in tea/coffee, stirred into yoghurt/cream, basically anywhere you would use honey – if you also like ginger then this will suit you! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, PALEO Serves ~20 Time 5 min Ingredients: 1 C honey 8 big … Read More

Carrot Cake Bliss Balls

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RAW CARROT CAKE BLISS BALLS Looking for a way to get more vegetables into you or your kids’ diets? Try these tasty lunchbox treats! They taste great and with only 1 tablespoon of honey between 30 balls, they’re very low in sugar too! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 30 balls Time 20 min Ingredients: 2 cups grated carrot ¾ … Read More

Raw Turkish Delight Nougat

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RAW TURKISH DELIGHT NOUGAT Do I have any NOUGAT fans out there? I had a craving for turkish-delight AND nougat on the weekend so I whipped up this Raw Turkish-Delight Nougat. It turned out SO amazing I just had to share with you all! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 15 Time 2 hours Ingredients: 1 cup raw cashews 2 … Read More

2015 City2Surf (Sydney)

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The Sydney City2Surf. Sunday 9th August 2015.   Did you know the Sydney City2Surf is the largest fun run in the world, with over 60,000 entrants each year? More people participate in the C2S each year than in any other fun run. Impressive huh? And who can blame them? A picturesque run through Sydney’s eastern suburbs with views of Double … Read More

The importance of Core Strength

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Core Strength

With all the hype about weights, resistance training, HIIT, marathon events and fun runs, it’s easy to overlook the importance of building and maintaining good core strength. Core Strength refers not only to the strength of our various abdominal muscles (I can tell you’re thinking 6-pack, washboard abs here) but also the muscles in posterior chain, in our back. Having … Read More

What are the benefits of Strength Training?

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Benefits of Strength Training - PB Lifestyles

Resistance training (or strength/weight training), as defined by The Better Health Channel[i], is the use of resistance to muscular contraction to build strength, anaerobic endurance and size of skeletal muscle. The average person might associate weight training with bodybuilding, strongman competitions, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the place in the gym where all the guys look in the mirror while they lift … Read More