Mermaids in Dubai

I am currently in Dubai and I’m living my best active life, as usual. What is making it even more active, is this set of the new Mermaids and Unicorns active range!

The lovely Mermicorns gifted me this amazing crop top and legging set and it is SO comfy. I was going to say that it is so cute, but I thought that was shallow and I should lead with something with more substance ūüėČ

But really how well does it match my hair?

This crop top is so comfortable, so cute and it gives you the support you need. It isn’t too low cut (which I have found with so many brands) and it nice having a matching set!

Also this view, can we talk about this view? I am so lucky to be staying at such a beautiful hotel. This is the Sofitel Downtown, and it is exquisite. I plan to lay by the pool for a few hours this week, that is for sure!

Mermaids and Unicorns in Dubai

Mermaids and Unicorns in Dubai

Mermaids and Unicorns in Dubai

Mermaids and Unicorns in Dubai

Mermaids and Unicorns in Dubai

Mermaids and Unicorns in Dubai

Mermaids and Unicorns in Dubai

These haven’t launched yet (lucky me I know), but keep your eyes on their Facebook Page¬†to see when they drop!

If you haven’t visited their website yet, you really should! These will be under MU Active, and the other fun leggings I wear daily are under Leggings.


What do you think of the colours I chose?


With love from Dubai



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Monday Motivation 

Our Monday Motivation this week is quite fitting for our new 21 day challenge! In the next 21 days we are all going to have to take this advice. Go with the flow, not against it.

If you want something bad enough, you’ll fight for it. So go out there and fight for it. Don’t fight against it. Don’t make excuses. Don’t give yourself the leeway to wonder if you should do that workout today or have that coffee. If you set those goals, then go do it. Put the work in.

Your life is not a lottery. You make the decisions. You have the control. So stick to it!

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Today’s Monday Motivation is all about forming new habits.

That’s it. 21 days. You can do that right?

You can literally take it one day at a time. 21 times. That doesn’t sound so bad does it?

  • 21 times of being active
  • 21 times of going without sugar in your coffee
  • 21 times of going for a 20 minute walk
  • 21 times of saying something nice to yourself every morning
  • 21 times of drinking hot lemon water first time in the morning
  • 21 times fitting in 15 minutes of body weight circuits at home
  • 21 times of saying no to fast foods
  • 21 times of being friendly
  • 21 times of not being negative
  • 21 times of saying no to buying new clothes
  • 21 times of drinking more water
  • 21 times of packing lunch for work

Doesn’t seem so bad does it?



21 days for a habit to form

Monday motivation


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My week in pictures

So many pictures in my week, how do you even choose! Heights were climbed, menu’s were tried, coffee was had, and friends were seen. That is just the fun stuff!


Thank you Nadia VDM for this heads up! Love these new items I bought for my office


So Cath Jenkin and I did the Moses Mabhida adventure walk up 500 steps. She’s afraid of heights so it was a HUGE deal!


New mom? Pregnant? Not sure how to train with your baby around? I have you covered!


My desk is coming together!


Tried the new Kauai menu at the Florida road store. LOVE IT


Prime date with fayinthemaze means coffee and protein shakes

My week in pictures

Snapchat stories as usual!

My week in pictures

Mermaiding so hard!


I have come to appreciate the little things this month. I always dreamed of opening a big studio with spin classes, yoga classes, ballet classes. All of it. But the more I think about the staff and the hours and the rent and the stress, the more I realise I have exactly what I want and need. I have zero stress in all of those departments and I want to keep it that way.

The size of your studio does not dictate what kind of trainer you are. You do that all on your own. Start small, and grow. Or don’t ¬†It doesn’t mean you can’t do it, it just means you don’t want to. I can’t imagine going on holiday and leaving staff to run my big studio, mostly because I have seen what has happened to friend’s businesses when that happens. So I am happy to lock up my studio and go on holiday myself. Also, I have other businesses to run as well so the big studio wouldn’t allow me to do that. I think a few of us (my friends I have chatted to) have reevaluated a lot of things in the last month, and the less complicated your life here the better. With that, I am down sizing many facets of my life and lifestyle, so my work life is exactly where it needs to be.


Have a happy hump day!



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My week in pictures

This year is really winding UP not winding down… but I am up to the challenge!

We took these special ones to the beach for a walk on Monday. It was so awesome!

Coffee treat at Surf Rider’s

Christmas date with this hot mama! @deliakfit

These are EPIC! GO order from her before she heads back to Cape Town

She has done this since she was tiny. I don’t know how much longer the chair will last!

How cute?

I decided to try the plum lip look for the Lindt store opening


BEST INVITE EVER! Thank you Gateway

Christmas nails thanks to Nailed It KZN


Mo√ęt & Chandon #MoetIce launch at the Beverly Hills

Pop Up Market at HomeBru

Feeling festive

The awesome group of the day at #MyGateway

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