The weather has definitely warmed up lately, it’s feeling more like Summer than Spring! Part of our fantastic Beach Bod challenge is meeting with a nutritionist once a week to help you monitor your diet and ensure you are putting the right foods into your body!

Did you know that maintaining a healthy weight range involves 80% diet and 20% exercise? It’s more important than you may think!

So in the spirit of the weather heating up and all those beach trips you will be doing, we want you to be feeling your absolute best! Eating the right foods can lift your mood and make you feel better about yourself inside and out.

Now is the perfect time to sign yourself up for some food coaching. You could start with the Beach Bod challenge and see where you can go from there! Our nutritionists will complete eating plans suited entirely for you and weigh in and measure you so we can monitor your progress and provide a listening ear for all your struggles along the way. Remember, we are here to help you!

We thought to get you started and motivated this Spring, we would give you a few recipes to get you started on your journey towards a healthier you.

Bright green pea salad with lemon and mint 

This is such a refreshing, light and tasty recipe. Fantastic for BBQs, a light lunch or to accompany a delicious piece of fish at dinner.

Israeli couscous with prawns and zucchini

A delicious, cultural dish that mixes some amazing flavours together. Great for a yummy lunch or dinner or even use it as a side dish at a dinner party.

Smoked trout salad

Amazing! Such delicious flavours in this little dish. Amazing by itself in a stand alone meal or serve as canapés at your next dinner party or get together.

Got a sweet tooth? No problem!

Yoghurt and fruit tart

Beat the chocolate cravings with this delicious and light tart. Perfect for that Spring dessert. Take the tart to your friends for their next get together and you’ll be a hit for months! Or keep it to yourself and enjoy it over time after dinner, yum!

We’d love for you to try out our recipes and let us know how you liked them! We know you all love to take pictures of your food on Instagram (admit it), upload and @FernwoodMorayfield and show us how great they look!

If you’re getting started on Beach Bod this week, good luck! You’ll do great, signing up was the biggest step-you’re halfway there already! Let us know how you’re going! Don’t forget @FernwoodMorayfield @FernwoodFitness #BeachBodBoost in your beach fitness pics for your chance to win a $500 shopping spree with Everlast. A $1500 shopping spree with Everlast is also up for grabs! AND if you are the winner at Fernwood Morayfield you will win up to $3000 of product at the club! Woohoo!

If you’re still a bit unsure about Beach Bod, orr you just love a party, head down to Fernwood Morayfield today for our fantastic Beach Bod 2013 Beach Party! Starting in the group fitness room at 4.30pm and then within the gym floor, we will be holding some fun games, have delicious snacks and drinks for you to enjoy and lots of prizes up for grabs! Including something for everyone who turns up! Ensure you dress in your best beach attire (there’s a prize for best dressed) and have some fun! You’re welcome to bring a friend (even if they’re not a member) to enjoy the fun aswell.

See you all there!

By Zoe Kirby