How to change negative behaviour patterns

Change your lifestyle for the better How long does it take to break a bad habit or replace it...

The path to success is not a straight line

Be prepared to fall before you fly The line from start to success is not a straight one. It’s...

How we Paleo people entertain

You can entertain without sugar, crackers and cheese I love entertaining. Sure I get stressed out while I’m cleaning...

'Perfection' is an ever-shifting goalpost

The quest for perfection is futile I was flowing from downward facing dog into plank when I caught a...

Take back control by cooking your own food

Cook from scratch. Three simple words, picked from the documentary “Love Paleo” are noted on a page in my...
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How to change negative behaviour patterns
Focus
The path to success is not a straight line
Food
How we Paleo people entertain
Focus
'Perfection' is an ever-shifting goalpost
Food
Take back control by cooking your own food

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Following a Paleo lifestyle doesn't have to be restrictive. You just need to get creative! To get you started, I'll be posting some delicious Paleo-friendly meal ideas.

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About me

Hi, I'm Chantel!

I’m a newspaper editor who gained more than 40kg behind my desk. This happened largely because I was living an inactive lifestyle, eating badly ... and spending up to 12 hours a day at the office in a high stress environment. When I decided to turn things around, I applied the editing principals of my day job to my diet and lifestyle, in my pursuit of health and fitness. I follow a Paleo diet and include functional training and boxing in my exercise regimen – but I’m always up for a challenge. I'll be sharing some ideas to keep meal times exciting and healthy as well as telling you all about the fun things I've got lined up to keep in shape. Keep in touch. I'd love to hear from you! hello@editedeating.co.za

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Think losing weight is a purely physical experience? Think again. It can have deeply emotional and psychological effects on you - and those around you. This is the space where I'll explore some of these impacts.

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Focus, Food

Ready, set, reboot!

Regain your focus for the year ahead January 9 will mark a year since the start of my weightloss journey, which I kickstarted by doing my first 30-day reboot programme which introduced to the Paleo lifestyle. Because I’m a pretty…

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Box Anywhere, Fitness

Step outside the ring and #boxanywhere

Boxing unbounded Watch this space for more on my and Coach Romeo‘s campaign to take boxing outside the confines of the ring and into public – and sometimes contested – spaces. Box Anywhere is all about redefining boundaries, claiming back…

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Food

Get some breakfast in your belly

Six simple Paleo breakfast ideas When I changed my diet to adhere to the principles of Paleo, one of the hardest meals to adjust was breakfast. My favourite daily ritual had become my early morning stop-off to get a tall…

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Everything. Is possible.

A year in reflection When I stepped on the scale in January 2017, I nearly had a heart attack when I saw the numbers settling down. You know what I mean… The numbers seem to go a bit crazy before…

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